Nursing Homes: DQA Numbered Memos

Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) Numbered Memos for nursing homes 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.

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.

Questions about the content of Nursing Home memos: email the Division of Quality Assurance.

Official Number Description Issue Date Attachments Obsolete Date
DHS Requests Nursing Homes Join Hospitals in Wisconsin to Use the EMResource Bed Tracking System for Health Care Entities September 15, 2021
Wisconsin Nursing Homes – CMS 1135 Waiver Provisions and Governor Evers Executive Order # 21 June 8, 2020
State Licensure Application for Temporary Nursing Facility Expansion Units and Transfer Options during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency May 1, 2020
Notice of Mandatory Requirement to Submit Four-Year Renewal of Licensee Background Check Information February 20, 2017
Fire Watch, Fire Plan, and Fire Reporting Update February 17, 2017
Centralized Reporting of Client/Patient/Resident Death Determination June 27, 2016
Guidance Reminder Regarding Handheld Devices and the Potential Misuse of Such Devices February 23, 2016
Reminder Nurse Aide Eligibility Requirements February 16, 2016
February 1, 2019
Fire Watch, Fire Plan, and Fire Reporting Update April 22, 2015
February 17, 2017
Wisconsin Administrative Code s. DHS 132.42 (3) (a) Pre-employment Screening for Clinically Apparent Communicable Disease March 27, 2015
Section DHS 132.84 (2) (e) Sharing of toilet facilities between sexes March 16, 2015
Last Revised: April 4, 2018