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DQA Numbered Memos

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BQA/BQC Numbered Memos Index 1992-1983

1993-1994
Memos

1995-1997
Memos

Memo Index
1983-1997

1992 BQC # Memos

Memo # & Date

Subject

Providers

92-054
8/26/92

Acceptance of Physician Orders (PDF, 9 KB)

Home Health Agencies

92-053 >FDA Safety Alert [Aluminum Contamination of Dialysate]
 Obsolete 11/13

92-044
7/16/92

Hospice Hotline Requirements (PDF, 5 KB)

Hospices

92-035 >1991 Wisconsin Act 181
 Obsolete 11/13

92-029
6/5/92

Amendments to Wisconsin's Living Will, Power of Attorney for Health Care Statutes (PDF, 8 KB)

Hospitals, Hospice, Home Health Agencies, Nursing Homes

92-028
7/16/92

Provision of Home Health Services Outside the Home (PDF, 10 KB)

Home Health Agencies

92-021
4/30/92

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA) of 1988 (PDF, 9 KB)

Ambulatory Surgical Centers, End Stage Renal Dialysis

92-014
3/4/92

Discharge plans for clients in ICFs/MR (PDF, 10 KB)

Facilities Serving People with Developmental Disabilities

92-010
2/24/92

Q&A 1991 ETN - Advance Directives (PDF, 15 KB)

Nursing Homes, Hospitals, Home Health Agencies, Hospices

92-009 >Care Level Change Notice to Residents and Facilities
 Obsolete 11/13

92-008
1/22/92

Payment of Court Ordered Guardian- ship Fees for Residents (PDF, 8 KB)

Nursing Homes, Facilities Serving People with Developmental Disabilities

92-003
1/9/92

Initiation, Implementation of CPR in WI Long Term Care Facilities (PDF, 5 KB)

Nursing Homes

92-001
1/10/92

Implementation of Sections 1861(aa)(2) & (7) of the Social Security Act (PDF, 15 KB)

Rural Health Clinics

1991 BQC # Memos

Memo # & Date

Subject

Providers

91-080
12/18/91

Discharge Information Required Upon Resident Deaths (PDF, 6 KB)

Nursing Homes

91-076 >Federal Program Letter No. 91-39 Re: Charges for Client Property Damage
 Obsolete 11/13

91-062
10/14/91

Physician's Assistant/Medical Orders (PDF, 5 KB)

Home Health Agencies

91-053
8/12/91

Final Rule - 42 CFR Part 484 Home Health Agencies CoP (PDF, 14 KB)

Home Health Agencies

91-052 >Revisions to HSS 132, Nursing Home Administrative Rule
 Obsolete 11/13

91-050 Waiver of HSS 132.66(1)(d) - Physician Orders
 Obsolete 09/10

91-048 >Transmittal of Medical Orders from Physicians', Dentists' Offices
 Obsolete 11/13

91-047 >Revised HCFA Guidelines for Antipsy- chotic Drug Use in LTC
 Obsolete 11/13

91-044 >HCFA: "Negative Outcome" and Deficiency Citation
 Obsolete 11/13

91-040
6/14/91

Number of Beds in Prospective Pay- ment Exclusion Units (PDF, 4 KB)

Hospitals

91-034
5/28/91

Intense Skilled Nursing Revision (PDF, 7 KB)

Nursing Homes

91-033
5/28/91

Follow-Up Questions to BQC Memo 91-002 (PDF, 8 KB)

Home Health Agencies

91-032
5/28/91

Wound Care (PDF, 7 KB)

Home Health Agencies

91-030 Follow-up to BQC Memo 91-002 Regarding Medication Administration
 Obsolete 11/13

91-026
5/31/91

Interpretation of 42 CFR 405.2137(a)(1) and 405.210 2(f)(1)(2) (PDF, 5 KB)

End Stage Renal Dialysis

91-025 Hospice Program Discharge Requirements - Obsolete, 10/10

91-020
5/10/91

Payment of Court Ordered Guardian- ship Fees for Residents (PDF, 5 KB)

Nursing Homes

91-017
4/8/91

Intra facility Transfers (PDF, 8 KB)

Nursing Homes

91-014
3/18/91

NAT (No Active Treatment) Designation (PDF, 8 KB)

Facilities Serving People with Developmental Disabilities

91-013
4/29/91

OBRA 1990 Amendments: Patients' Rights to Direct Health Care Decisions (Advance Directives) (PDF, 9 KB)

Nursing Homes

91-011
3/11/91

New Interpretations of Federal Home Health Conditions of Participation (PDF, 10 KB)

Home Health Agencies

91-004
3/22/91

Training, Testing and Documenting Competency of Home Health and Hospice Aides (PDF, 12 KB)

Nursing Aide Training Programs, Home Health Agencies, Hospices

91-003
2/11/91

OBRA 1990 Revisions to OBRA 1987, and Recent Updates from HCFA (PDF, 10 KB)

Nursing Homes

91-001 Provider Specific Numbered Series for BQC Memos
 Obsolete 11/13

1990 BQC # Memos

Memo # & Date

Subject

Providers

90-098 Resident Comprehensive Care Plans
 Obsolete 11/13

90-090 Medicare Distinct Part Units
 Obsolete 11/13

90-089
10/22/90

Training and Testing Requirement for Personal Care Workers (PDF, 5 KB)

Home Health Agencies, Nurse Aide Training Programs

90-088
10/22/90

OBRA Provisions-Resident Funds (PDF, 8 KB)

Nursing Homes

90-077
11/2/90

General Waivers of HSS 132 Require- ments Effective 10/1/90 - OBSOLETE, see Chapter HFS 132 Waivers for Nursing Homes

Nursing Homes

90-075 Comprehensive Resident Assessment in LTC Facilities, Corresponding Changes in PPOC Procedures
 Obsolete 11/13

90-058
6/29/90
Uniform Anatomical Gift Act (PDF, 6 KB) Hospitals

90-053
6/18/90

Follow-up to 6/1/90 Memo to Home Health Agencies-Clinical Records (PDF, 8 KB)

Home Health Agencies

90-049
6/1/90

Issues from 3/21/90 Wisconsin Home Care Organization Meeting (PDF, 18 KB)

Home Health Agencies

90-045 Barber/Cosmetologists in Nursing Homes, Establishment Licenses
 Obsolete 11/13

90-034 Requirements for Facility Committees and the Committee's Responsibilities Under CFR 483.440(f)(3)
 Obsolete 11/13

90-033
4/9/90

Developmental Disability Care Levels (PDF, 15 KB)

Nursing Homes

90-025
4/18/90

Falls From Toilets, Commode or Shower Chair (PDF, 5 KB)

Nursing Homes

90-020
2/23/90

Two Week Supervisory Visits of Home Health Aides, Personal Care Workers (PDF, 5 KB)

Home Health Agencies

90-018 Incident and Accident Reports
 Obsolete 11/13

90-010
1/31/90

HSS 134 Codes Approved for a Statewide Waiver (PDF, 6 KB)

Facilities Serving People with Developmental Disabilities

90-006
1/16/90

Admission of Individuals with HIV Infec- tion or AIDS (hospitals) (PDF, 6 KB)

Hospitals

90-001
1/3/90

Admission of Individuals with HIV Infec- tion or AIDS (nursing homes) (PDF, 6 KB)

Nursing Homes

BQC # Memos Prior to 1990

Memo # & Date

Subject

Providers

89-079
11/28/89

Patients of Certified Hospices Residing in Wisconsin Nursing Homes (PDF, 9 KB)

Hospices, Nursing Homes

89-075
11/20/89

Home Health Hotline (PDF, 4 KB)

Home Health Agencies, Hospitals

89-070 Care Planning  Obsolete 10/13

89-061
10/2/89

Use of FAX Between Nursing Homes and the Health Care Providers (PDF, 5 KB)

Nursing Homes

89-056
9/8/89

Home Health Agency Questions and Answers (PDF, 15 KB)

Home Health Agencies

89-041
5/89

Outlying Hospice Sites (PDF, 6 KB)

Hospices

89-027 Nutritional Food Supplements/ Snacks/ Nourishments
 Obsolete 10/13

88-062 - General Safety - Liquid Oxygen Containers/ "Egg Crate" Mattresses - Obsolete 03/13

88-053
11/2/88

Possible Cross-Connections for Toilet Tanks (PDF, 5 KB)

Nursing Homes

88-048
11/4/88

New Federal COP for Hospitals (protocols to ID organ donors) (PDF, 10 KB)

Hospitals

88-046
10/31/88

Obstetrical Services in Hospitals without on Premise Cesarean Section Capability (PDF, 7 KB)

Hospitals

88-040
9/15/88

Preservation of Fetal Monitor Tracings and Microfilm Copies (PDF, 4 KB)

Hospitals

88-029
8/1/88

IMD Update (PDF, 6 KB)

Nursing Homes

87-046 - Waste Containers - Obsolete 03/13

86-015
3/20/86

Ventilation of Ceramic Kilns (PDF, 5 KB)

Nursing Homes

86-012
3/6/86

LPN Medication Administration (PDF, 5 KB)

Nursing Homes

85-057
12/18/85

Hot Water Temperatures/ Oxygen Concen- trators/ Resident Wandering (PDF, 7 KB)

Nursing Homes

84-014 Regulations and Recommendations for Ventilator-Dependent Residents  Obsolete 10/13

83-045
11/10/83

Secondary Interior Window System (PDF, 4 KB)

Nursing Homes

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Last Updated: November 14, 2013