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.
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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 E-mail: Division of Quality Assurance.
Questions about the content of Nursing Home memos: E-mail the Division of Quality Assurance.
|Official Number||Description||Issue Date||Attachments||Obsolete Date|
|14-009||Clarification Concerning Emergency Protective Placement||September 5, 2014|
|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|
|14-001||Informal Dispute Resolution (IDR) Update||January 7, 2014|
|13-023||Evacuation of Residents with Special Needs||November 6, 2013|
|13-022||CMS Clarification on Nursing Home Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Policies||October 24, 2013|
|13-021||Required Notifications to the Division of Quality Assurance||October 18, 2013|
|13-018||Wisconsin Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) in Long-Term Care Coalition Website Now Available||August 15, 2013|
|13-017||Supreme Court Decision Regarding Chapter 51 Residents with Dementia or Alzheimer's Disease||July 1, 2013|
|13-014||Danger of Entrapment Associated with Bed Rail Use||May 23, 2013|
|13-012||Invitation to Nursing Homes and Nursing Home Stakeholders to Apply for Grants For Use of Civil Money Penalty (CMP) Funds||April 25, 2013|
|13-007||Tool Kit for Implementing Single Patient Use Glucose Meters in Long-Term Facilities||March 18, 2013|
|13-006||Results of the Long Term Care Baseline Prevention Practives Assessment Online Survey||March 13, 2013|
|13-005||Submission of Construction Plans to Milwaukee State Office Building||March 11, 2013|
|13-003||Expansion of the University Wisconsin Oshkosh Caregiver Project: Continuing Education for Caregivers Investigating and Reporting Allegations of Misconduct||January 29, 2013|
|12-020||Clarification Concerning Posting Requirements for Nurse Staffing||December 6, 2012|
|12-019||New Lean Plan Review Application||December 4, 2012|
|12-018||2011 Wisconsin Act 160 Licensing Anesthesiologist Assistants||November 29, 2012|
|12-016||Wisconsin Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) in Long-Term Care Coalition||October 4, 2012|
|12-015||Requirements Regarding the Confidentiality and Proper Disposal of Health Care and Related Records||August 22, 2012|
|12-013||Fire Watch, Fire Plan, and Fire Reporting Update||August 20, 2012|
|12-011||e-SOD/e-POC Initiative, Provider Search Application, and Online Posting of SODs and POCs||July 24, 2012|
|12-009||MDS 3.0 Section Q Referral to Local Contact Agency Referral Process and Automated Submission||June 26, 2012|
|12-008||Heat Awareness||June 20, 2012|
|12-005||Guidance for the Safe Use of Oxygen - Use of Hair Dryers||May 4, 2012|
|12-006||2011 Wisconsin Act 161||May 3, 2012|
|12-003||Independent Informal Dispute Resolution (Independent IDR)||April 3, 2012|
|12-002||Prevention of Urinary Tract Infections Use of a Catheter - Standard of Practice Resource||February 13, 2012|
|12-001||CMS S & C Memo 11-35 Mandate of Section 6121 of the Affordable Care Act for Nurse Aide Training in Nursing Homes||January 17, 2012|
|11-034||Wisconsin Statutes, Chapter 50, Revisions Relating to State Violations, Appeal Provisions, Forfeitures and Enforcement Action||December 8, 2011|