Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) Numbered Memos for mental health treatment programs 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.
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- DQA Numbered Memos for all provider types.
|Official Number||Description||Issue Date||Attachments||Obsolete Date|
|15-006||Certification of Waivers and Variances Submitted to the DQA Behavioral Health Certification Section||April 21, 2015|
|14-005||Application Process for Out of State Trained Nurse Aides||July 14, 2014|
|14-004||2013 Wisconsin Act 357 - Nurse Aide Training "Bridge" Program||May 30, 2014|
|14-003||Regionalization Application Process for Comprehensive Community Services (CCS)||May 12, 2014|
|13-020||Addendum to Division of Quality (DQA) Assurance Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Program Branch Office Policy||October 17, 2013|
|13-019||HIPAA Final Rule - Recommendations for Facility Compliance||August 15, 2013|
|13-015||Notice of Branch Office Policy and Certification Fees for Multi-County Comprehensive Community Services and Multi-County Community Support Programs||May 23, 2013|
|13-013||On-line Recertification Application Forms for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Providers||May 8, 2013|
|13-008||Notice of Mandatory Requirement to Submit Four-Year Renewal of Licensee Background Check Information||March 25, 2013|
|13-003||Expansion of the University Wisconsin Oshkosh Caregiver Project: Continuing Education for Caregivers Investigating and Reporting Allegations of Misconduct||January 29, 2013|
|12-015||Requirements Regarding the Confidentiality and Proper Disposal of Health Care and Related Records||August 22, 2012|
|12-011||e-SOD/e-POC Initiative, Provider Search Application, and Online Posting of SODs and POCs||July 24, 2012|
|12-008||Heat Awareness||June 20, 2012|
|11-026||Using Social Media Platforms, such as Twitter, Facebook, MySpace and LinkedIn||October 24, 2011|
|11-022||US Department of Labor to Allow Limited Participation of Youths in Operation of Power-Driven Patient Lifts||August 1, 2011|
|11-020||Heat Awareness||July 20, 2011|
|11-017||Electronic Signatures on Health Care Documents||June 6, 2011|
|11-014||Summary of the Division of Quality Assurance Provider Post-Survey Questionnaire||May 16, 2011|
|11-005||Listing of Mental Health Practitioners using Individual Provider Status Confirmation Letters||February 4, 2011|
|10-031||Email Encryption||October 23, 2010|
|10-029||U.S. Department of Labor - Employment of Youth in the Health Care Industry||October 19, 2010|
|10-026||Practices that are not to be used in Community Based Programs and Facilities||September 21, 2010|
|10-024||Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Certificate of Waiver project announcement for 2011 and Web resources for CLIA||September 9, 2010|
|10-022||Nationwide Egg Recall||August 31, 2010|
|10-021||Healthiest Wisconsin 2020: Everyone Living Better, Longer||August 11, 2010|
|10-007||Reporting Requirements Under § 457.25 (1), Stats.||April 19, 2010|
|10-001||On-line Reporting of Seclusion and Restraint Incidents for Mental Health Day Treatment Services-DHS 40||January 5, 2010|
|09-050||Staffing of Facilities and Programs During a Pandemic||December 2, 2009|
|09-041||Emergency Preparedness Resource Inventory Registration System Now Online||October 26, 2009|
|09-040||For All Facilities Performing Tests on Human Specimens: CLIA Requirements||October 2, 2009|
|09-038||Physician Assistant Prescribing Rule Changes||September 10, 2009|
|09-029||Personal Wireless Handheld Device Guidance||July 31, 2009|
|09-027||Heat Awareness||June 22, 2009|
|09-013||Supervision of Licensed Practical Nurses in Methadone Treatment Programs||April 8, 2009|