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Home Health Agencies: Memos and Publications

This page includes helpful resources related to home health agencies (HHAs). Publications are files or websites with additional information. Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) numbered memos are documents that deal with:

  • Policies for HHAs.
  • Guidelines for HHAs managed by DQA.
  • Information and interpretation of federal and state regulations.

Questions? Email dhswebmaildqa@dhs.wisconsin.gov.

Publications

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Memos

Memos from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)

View our Memos Library to access a wealth of communications issued by DHS regarding policies and procedures and how they should be put into action.

DQA numbered memos

Select a link to view the memo. You can also view the list of all DQA Memos.

For an official paper copy of any numbered memo, email or write:

Memo Number Description Issue Date Attachments Obsolete date
23-002
Fire Watch, Fire Plan, and Fire Reporting Update
21-008
Prohibited Restraints and Restrictive Measures in Community-Based Programs and Facilities
21-002
Notice and Requirements for Submitting Four-Year Renewal of Licensee Background Check Information
20-007
Wisconsin Home Health Agencies – CMS 1135 Waiver Provisions and Governor Evers Emergency Order # 21
17-004
Notice of Mandatory Requirement to Submit Four-Year Renewal of Licensee Background Check Information
17-003
23-002
Fire Watch, Fire Plan, and Fire Reporting Update
17-001
21-008
Prohibited Restrictive Measures in Community-Based Programs and Facilities
16-004
Guidance Reminder Regarding Handheld Devices and the Potential Misuse of Such Devices
16-003
Reminder Nurse Aide Eligibility Requirements
Last revised February 14, 2023