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 Descriptionsort descending Issue Date Attachments Obsolete Date
21-01
CMS 1135 Waiver Provisions – Acute Hospital Care at Home Program January 12, 2021
20-002
CMS 1135 Waiver Provisions – Wisconsin Hospitals April 6, 2020
17-003
Fire Watch, Fire Plan, and Fire Reporting Update February 17, 2017
15-007
Fire Watch, Fire Plan, and Fire Reporting Update April 22, 2015
February 17, 2017
16-004
Guidance Reminder Regarding Handheld Devices and the Potential Misuse of Such Devices February 23, 2016
17-004
Notice of Mandatory Requirement to Submit Four-Year Renewal of Licensee Background Check Information February 20, 2017
16-003
Reminder Nurse Aide Eligibility Requirements February 16, 2016
February 1, 2019
20-001
State Licensure Application for Temporary Expansion Locations during Public Health Emergency related to COVID-19 April 3, 2020
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
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
Last Revised: May 7, 2019