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2006 DQA Numbered Memos

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DQA Quarterly Information Updates - Recently published memos, CMS program letters, provider training, rules development, other

Pharmacy Newscapsules - Up-to-date info on medications

The Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) Numbered Memos deal with policies, information and interpretation of federal as well as state regulations and guidelines of the programs under DQA's jurisdiction. To request a copy of any numbered memo, contact DQA at this address:

Director's Office, Division of Quality Assurance
P.O. Box 2969
Madison, WI 53701-2969
E-mail: Division of Quality Assurance

All files include links to PDF versions of individual memos for printing purposes. PDF versions of memos published 2002 and older will have had letterheads and other graphics removed.

Number gaps indicate memos no longer current or not issued
Obsoleted Document - Row shaded on screen, shading may not print

PLEASE BE AWARE that staff names, addresses and phone numbers contained in memos may have changed. Visit the appropriate provider's Contacts pages for current information.

DQA/BQC Memos 1983-1998 - Indexes and PDF versions of all still-current memos published 1998 and earlier.

Memo# and Providers Affected

Date
Issued

Subject

06-031 - Adult Day Care, Adult Family Homes, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Certified Mental Health and AODA Treatment Programs, Community Based Residential Facilities, End Stage Renal Dialysis Units, Facilities Serving People with Developmental Disabilities, Home Health Agencies, Hospices, Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities,  Residential Care Apartment Complexes, Rural Health Clinics 12/11/06 Post Survey Questionnaire Now Available via On-Line Survey
06-030 - Self-Report/Facility Reporting Requirements - OBSOLETE 4/1/09
06-029 - Adult Day Care Centers, Adult Family Homes, Community Based Residential Facilities, Residential Care Apartment Complexes 12/14/06 Assisted Living Section Regional Boundaries Effective January 1, 2007
06-028 Adult Day Care, Licensed Adult Family Homes,   Certified Mental Health and AODA Treatment Programs, Community Based Residential Facilities, Facilities Serving People with Developmental Disabilities, Home Health Agencies, Hospices, Hospitals, Nurse Aide Training Programs, Nursing Homes, Residential Care Apartment Complexes, Rural Health Clinics 11/15/06 Adult-at-Risk, including Elder Adult-at-Risk
06-027  - Adult Day Care, Adult Family Homes, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Certified Mental Health and AODA Treatment Programs, Community Based Residential Facilities, End Stage Renal Dialysis Units, Facilities Serving People with Developmental Disabilities, Home Health Agencies, Hospices, Hospitals, Nurse Aide Training Programs, Nursing Homes, Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities,  Residential Care Apartment Complexes, Rural Health Clinics 11/13/06 Disaster Preparedness Memo

Survey extension date: 11/08/2006 -  12/31/2006

06-026 - Hospitals 10/12/06 Hospital Death Reporting Requirements
06-025 - Adult Family Homes, Area Administrators, County Mental Health Coordinators, Community Based Residential Facilities, Hospitals 11/15/06 Patient Privacy During Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment
06-024 - Hospitals 10/11/06 Medication Sentinel Events in Wisconsin
06-022 - Nursing Homes 11/03/06 Medication Return, Donation and Disposal
06-021 - Resident Medication Regimen and Administration Review - OBSOLETED by 09-007 
06-018 - Hospices 08/09/06 Hospice Aides and Medication Administration
06-017 - Adult Family Homes 07/25/06 Standard Precautions Training in AFHs
06-016 - Adult Day Care, Adult Family Homes, Community Based Residential Facilities, Residential Care Apartment Complexes 07/24/06 Insulin and Assisted Living Industry
06-014 - Nursing Homes 06/27/06 Medicaid Eligibility for Nursing Home Care Determination
06-013 - Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals - OBSOLETE, replaced by - 07-017
06-011 - Sharing of Toilet Facilities - OBSOLETE, replaced by - 07-016
06-009 - Hospitals, Community Based Residential Facilities 06/06/06 Statewide Variance of HFS 124 & HFS 83, Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Test
06-008 - Adult Day Care, Adult Family Homes, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Certified Mental Health and AODA Treatment Programs, Community Based Residential Facilities, End Stage Renal Dialysis Units, Facilities Serving People with Developmental Disabilities, Home Health Agencies, Hospices, Hospitals, Nurse Aide Training Programs, Nursing Homes, Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities,  Residential Care Apartment Complexes, Rural Health Clinics 05/15/06 DHFS 24-Hour Emergency Telephone Hotline for Reporting Public Health and Human Services Emergencies
06-007 - Health Facility Construction Plan Reviews and Onsite Inspections - OBSOLETE 03/13
06-006 - Hospitals 05/02/06 Variance HFS 124, Authentication of Physician Orders
06-005 - IDR Update - OBSOLETE, replaced by 14-001
06-004 - Adult Day Cares, Adult Family Homes, Community Based Residential Facilities, Nursing Homes, Residential Care Apartment Complexes 06/08/06 Medicare Part D Issues: Timely Services and Medication Coverage Issues
06-003 - Life Safety Informational Release - OBSOLETE 03/13
06-002 - Variance HFS 124, Authentication of Physician Orders - OBSOLETE, replaced by 06-006
06-001 - Adult Day Cares, Adult Family Homes, Certified Mental Health and AODA Treatment Programs, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Community Based Residential Facilities, End Stage Renal Dialysis, Facilities Serving People with Developmental Disabilities, Home Health Agencies, Hospices, Hospitals, Nurse Aide Training Programs, Nursing Homes,  Residential Care Apartment Complexes 01/03/06 Written Policies, Safety Precautions: Transporting Clients, Residents, Patients

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Last Updated: January 28, 2014