DQA Email Subscription (Listserv) Archives

The last twelve months of the Division of Quality Assurance email messages sent to listserv subscribers may be viewed below. Messages are listed in chronological order (newest to oldest) for each of the three DQA listservs.

DQA Notification and Updates

Notifications include DQA numbered memos, DQA Quarterly Information Updates, CMS program letter, provider training, rules development, and the Pharmacy Newscapsule.

Date Subject
3/7/19 Immunization Program: Important Information: Hepatitis A, March 7, 2019
3/7/19 Opioid Forum: Registration Closes Tuesday!
3/1/19 Implementation of HCBS Settings Rule in DQA Regulated Assisted Living Facilities
2/28/19 Registration Open for Wisconsin's Opioid Crisis: A Trauma-Informed Response
2/28/19 New Preadmission Screen and Resident Review Level II Process
2/27/19 Reminder: Mandatory Use of the Misconduct Incident Reporting System (MIR) Beginning March 4, 2019
2/26/19 Sign up for DQA and UW Oshkosh Caregiver Project Workshops
2/25/19 DQA Pharmacy Newscapsule
2/22/19 BCD: IP Job Openings - Madison
2/20/19 Message from new Preadmission Screen and Resident Review Level II screen partner
2/18/19 Misconduct Incident Reporting (MIR) system
2/13/19 Opioid Forum Registration Open
2/12/19 Contact information for new Preadmission Screening and Resident Review Level II screen contractor
2/11/19 Immunization Program: Important, Feb 11, 2019
2/4/19 New Preadmission Screening and Resident Review Level II screen contractor
1/30/19 Updated - DQA Quarterly Information Update – January 2019
1/24/19 The Bureau of Assisted Living is taking the Assisted Living Forum on the road. Please join us for our first forum of 2019 in Milwaukee.
1/24/19 Updated Behavioral Health Certification Section Waiver and Variance Process
1/18/19 All Cause Harm Prevention in Nursing Homes: Applying Strategies from the new CMS Change Package Webinar January 24 at 2 p.m. CT - Free Training and Resources
1/14/19 FYI / Training Opportunity – 2019 Wisconsin Zero Suicide Training
1/10/19 Division of Quality Assurance Workload Redistribution
1/9/19 Virtual Dementia Tour® Program Webinar Today, Wednesday, January 9, 2019, from 1:30-2:30 p.m.
1/8/19 DQA Pharmacy Newscapsule
1/2/19 Reminder / Virtual Dementia Tour® Program Webinar on Wednesday January 9, 2019
12/21/18 Immunization Program Updates, December 21, 2018
12/21/18 State Dementia Plan "Call for Volunteers" Survey
12/14/18 FYI / Virtual Dementia Tour® Program Webinar on Wednesday January 9, 2019
12/7/18 Next OASIS Educational Forum to be held Thursday, December 13, 2018, at 1:00
12/7/18 Civil Money Penalty Reinvestment Program
12/6/18 DQA Memo 18-01 / Certification Process Change
11/30/18 Deadline Extended to Complete the WI Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) in Long Term Care (LTC) Coalition 2018 LTC Baseline Prevention Practices Assessment Online Survey
11/26/18 Second Request: Invitation to participate in Research Study regarding Implementation of a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Management Improvement Toolkit
11/20/18 RAI/MDS Educational Forum to be held December 5, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.
11/14/18 Request for WI Nursing Home Infection Preventionists to Complete the WI Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) in Long Term Care (LTC) Coalition 2018 LTC Baseline Prevention Practices Assessment Online Survey
11/8/18 DQA Pharmacy Newscapsule
11/5/18 FYI / Free Training Related to Dementia Available Now Through December 31, 2018
10/29/18 Last Chance to Register for the 2018 FOCUS Conference! Registration Ends on November 5, 2018.
10/26/18 FYI / November 6th Election: Resources for Residential Service Providers and their Residents
10/26/18 Updated - DQA Quarterly Information Update – October 2018
10/25/18 DQA Quarterly Information Update – October 2018
10/11/18 Free Workforce Solutions Webinar on Today, October 11
10/9/18 BCD: Communicable Disease Update Webinar: October 9, 1-2 p.m.
9/26/18 DQA Pharmacy Newscapsule
9/26/18 New, Innovative, Intense and Interactive Dementia Care Workshop
9/20/18 Resident Relocation Manual
9/10/18 Free Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) Awareness Training
9/7/18 2018 FOCUS Conference Registration Now Open!
9/4/18 REGISTER BY SEPTEMBER 7! SSI Summit VI: Innovations in the Care of the Surgical Patient September 21, 2018, from 11:00 am to 5:30 pm Glacier Canyon Lodge Conference Center, Wilderness Resort, Wisconsin Dells
8/30/18 BCD: MERS CoV and the Hajj
8/29/18 Still Time to Register! 2018 Excellence in Health Care Conference Tuesday, September 11, & Wednesday, September 12, 2018
8/23/18 Communicable Disease Update Webinar: September 11, 1-2 p.m.
8/21/18 FYI / Sign up for DQA and UW Oshkosh Caregiver Project Workshops
8/20/18 Nurse Aide Renewal Instructions After September 1, 2018
8/14/18 FYI / AmniSure ROM Test Recall and Adverse Events
8/13/18 Sign up for DQA and UW Oshkosh CCDET Caregivers SOAR! Trainings Encouraging Success, Opportunity, Advancement, and Retention
8/10/18 REGISTER NOW! 2018 Excellence in Health Care Conference Tuesday, September 11, & Wednesday, September 12, 2018
8/8/18 RAI/MDS Educational Forum to be held August 30, 2018 at 1:00 PM
8/3/18 Webinar: Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) as a Reportable Condition
7/24/18 Administrative Rule Ch. DHS 145 – Control of Communicable Diseases Revision Approved
7/23/18 Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) Prevention Program
7/19/18 DQA Pharmacy Newscapsule
7/18/18 DQA Quarterly Information Update – July 2018
7/18/18 FYI / Opportunities for LTC Facilities to Participate in Antibiotic Studies
7/18/18 Updated Background Information Disclosure Form (F-82064)
7/12/18 Important information about Legionnaires’ Disease
7/5/18 REGISTER NOW! 2018 Excellence in Health Care Conference - Tuesday, September 11 & Wednesday September 12, 2018
6/27/18 FYI / Program Application Webinar - Today at Noon
6/27/18 Updates re: the Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry/Nurse Aide Training & Competency Evaluation Program
6/12/18 FYI / New Medicare Cards Are on the Way!
6/7/18 Save the Date: Excellence in Healthcare Conference – September 11th & 12th
6/1/18 Invitation to participate in Research Study regarding Implementation of a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Management Improvement Toolkit
5/22/18 FYI / DHS DQA BHS Behavioral Health Certification Section Updates
5/21/18 Naloxone Administration in Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Clinics
5/18/18 FYI / Workshop for CNAs, PCWs, Direct Care Staff, Family Caregivers – A Day Just For You!
5/17/18 DQA Pharmacy Newscapsule
5/17/18 FYI / Cycling Without Age Grant Program Webinar today, May 17, 2018
5/10/18 FYI / Cycling Without Age Grant Program Webinar on Thursday May 17, 2018
5/2/18 FYI / Nursing Home Provider Updates & Reminders
4/30/18 RAI/MDS Educational Forum to be held May 3, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.
4/18/18 Social Media Awareness Materials for Caregivers
4/18/18 2017 Wisconsin Act 201 - Breast Density Notification
4/10/18 DQA Quarterly Information Update – April 2018
4/2/18 FYI / Training Opportunity – 2018 Wisconsin Zero Suicide Training
3/20/18 DQA Pharmacy Newscapsule
3/19/18 Naloxone Administration in CBRFs
3/16/18 Discretionary Denial of Payment for New Admissions
3/13/18 FYI / Division of Public Health (DPH) Update - Widespread Influenza Activity Continues in Wisconsin

Assisted Living Forum

The Assisted Living Forum is a bimonthly meeting sponsored by DQA, Bureau of Assisted Living. The Forum brings regulators, providers, provider associations, advocates, public funding agencies, and other key stakeholders together to discuss emerging issues related to assisted living. Individuals signed up for this listserv will receive agendas and important handouts. 

Date Subject
3/8/19 March 12, 2019, Assisted Living Forum – Parking Information
3/7/19 March 12, 2019, Assisted Living Forum – Regulatory Trends you need to know about Assisted Living
3/1/19 Implementation of HCBS Settings Rule in DQA Regulated Assisted Living Facilities
2/18/19 Misconduct Incident Reporting (MIR) system
2/13/19 #HopeActLiveWI: Responding to Wisconsin's Opioid Crisis
2/12/19 Contact information for new Preadmission Screening and Resident Review Level II screen contractor
2/11/19 Immunization Program: Important, Feb 11, 2019
2/4/19 New Preadmission Screening and Resident Review Level II screen contractor
1/7/19 Reminder: Are you looking to improve your transitional process? Here is your opportunity!
12/17/18 Are you looking to improve your transitional process? Here is your opportunity!
12/5/18 Last Assisted Living Forum of 2018 – December 11th
11/30/18 December 2018 RESOLVE Forum
10/11/18 October 16, 2018 Assisted Living Forum – Quality Assurance in Assisted Living, A Surveyor’s Perspective
9/7/18 2018 FOCUS Conference Registration Now Open!
8/27/18 SEPTEMBER 2018 RESOLVE FORUM - Family Care in Assisted Living
8/8/18 August 14, 2018 Assisted Living Forum - State of Assisted Living and HCBS Rule Overview
5/29/18 June 2018 RESOLVE Forum – Working Together to Improve Care Transition Between Assisted Living Facilities and Hospitals
3/21/18 FINAL REMINDER: Wisconsin Technology in Assisted Living Survey – Please complete by March 23rd
3/19/18 Reminder: Wisconsin Technology in Assisted Living Survey – Please complete by March 23rd

DQA Plan Review and Inspections

Notifications include DQA physical plant memos, CMS life safety program letters, and other information. 

Date Subject
3/24/17 DQA Memo 17-005 Construction Requirements for New ‘Class-C’ CBRF Structures
3/24/17 DQA Memo 17-003 Fire Watch, Fire Plan, and Fire Reporting Update

 

Last Revised: March 11, 2019