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
17-004
Notice of Mandatory Requirement to Submit Four-Year Renewal of Licensee Background Check Information February 20, 2017
17-003
Fire Watch, Fire Plan, and Fire Reporting Update February 17, 2017
16-007
Variance Needed for Use of a Licensed Mental Health Professional to Approve Emergency Mental Health Crisis Plans and Response Plans June 27, 2016
16-004
Guidance Reminder Regarding Handheld Devices and the Potential Misuse of Such Devices February 23, 2016
16-003
Reminder Nurse Aide Eligibility Requirements February 16, 2016
February 1, 2019
15-012
Variance Needed for Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber to Practice in Certified Programs September 14, 2015
15-010
Variance Needed for Physician Assistant to Practice in Certified Mental Health Programs July 27, 2015
15-007
Fire Watch, Fire Plan, and Fire Reporting Update April 22, 2015
February 17, 2017
14-005
Application Process for Out of State Trained Nurse Aides July 14, 2014
February 1, 2019
14-004
2013 Wisconsin Act 357 - Nurse Aide Training "Bridge" Program May 30, 2014
13-005
Submission of Construction Plans to Milwaukee State Office Building March 11, 2013
13-003
Expansion of the University Wisconsin Oshkosh Caregiver Project: Continuing Education for Caregivers Investigating and Reporting Allegations of Misconduct January 29, 2013
Last Revised: May 7, 2019