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.
Questions about the content of mental health provider memos: Email the Bureau of Health Services of the Division of Quality Assurance.
- DQA Quarterly Information Updates - Recently published DQA memos, CMS program letters, provider training, rules development, other items of interest.
- To obtain a paper (official) copy of any numbered memo, write to the Administrator's Office, Division of Quality Assurance, P.O. Box 2969, Madison, WI 53701-2969, or email: Division of Quality Assurance.
- DQA Numbered Memos for all provider types.
|Official Number||Description||Issue Date||Attachments||Obsolete Date|
||Mental Health Day Treatment for Youth Certification||September 3, 2020|
||Certification Process Change||December 1, 2018|
||Notice of Mandatory Requirement to Submit Four-Year Renewal of Licensee Background Check Information||February 20, 2017|
||Prohibited Restrictive Measures in Community-Based Programs and Facilities||January 2, 2017|
||Centralized Reporting of Client/Patient/Resident Death Determination||June 27, 2016|
||Variance Needed for Use of a Licensed Mental Health Professional to Approve Emergency Mental Health Crisis Plans and Response Plans||June 27, 2016|
||Provision of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Services within a Certified Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Program||March 10, 2016|
||Guidance Reminder Regarding Handheld Devices and the Potential Misuse of Such Devices||February 23, 2016|
||Variance Needed for Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber to Practice in Certified Programs||September 14, 2015|
||Certification of Waivers and Variances Submitted to the DQA Behavioral Health Certification Section||April 21, 2015|