Hospitals: DQA Numbered Memos

Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) Numbered Memos for hospitals are documents issued by the Division that deal with policies, information and interpretation of federal and state regulations and guidelines of the programs under the jurisdiction of DQA.

Questions regarding the content of hospital memos, email the Division of Quality Assurance.

Memos from CMS can be accessed on the CMS Policy & Memos to States and Regions webpage.

Official Number Description Issue Date Attachments Obsolete Date
DHS Requests Nursing Homes Join Hospitals in Wisconsin to Use the EMResource Bed Tracking System for Health Care Entities September 15, 2021
CMS 1135 Waiver Provisions – Acute Hospital Care at Home Program January 12, 2021
CMS 1135 Waiver Provisions – Wisconsin Hospitals April 6, 2020
State Licensure Application for Temporary Expansion Locations during Public Health Emergency related to COVID-19 April 3, 2020
Notice of Mandatory Requirement to Submit Four-Year Renewal of Licensee Background Check Information February 20, 2017
Fire Watch, Fire Plan, and Fire Reporting Update February 17, 2017
Variance Needed for Use of a Licensed Mental Health Professional to Approve Emergency Mental Health Crisis Plans and Response Plans June 27, 2016
Guidance Reminder Regarding Handheld Devices and the Potential Misuse of Such Devices February 23, 2016
Reminder Nurse Aide Eligibility Requirements February 16, 2016
February 1, 2019
Last Revised: May 7, 2019