ALTSA Provider/Administrator Letters

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Provider Type(desc) Letter Date Subject Status Notes
NH 015-007 03/11/2015 S&C 15-26: NH Compare 3.0 Five Star Quality Rating System Expanded & Strengthened Current
NH 016-021 07/20/2016 Emergency Evacuations Current
NH 020-016 04/07/2020 Proclamation 20-16 and End of Life Situations Current
NH 019-019 09/20/2019 Influenza & Pneumococcal Reminder Current
NH 020-043 06/26/2020 COVID-19 Proclamations Extended until July 1, 2020 Current
NH 023-006 03/03/2023 Emergency Rules Filed Related to Minimum Staffing Standards in Nursing Homes (3.4 Direct Care Hours and RN Requirements) Current
NH 012-002 02/22/2012 Nursing Home Guidelines (aka "The Purple Book") Fifth Edition (February 2012) Effective Immediately Current
NH 017-020 07/07/2017 Background Check System (BCS) Project Current
NH 022-059 10/14/2022 State of Emergency Ending in WA State on October 31 Current

Amended November 9, 2022

NH 020-001 01/10/2020 Infection Control in Long-Term Care Webinar Series Current
NH 018-017 06/11/2018 Behavioral Health Training Survey Current
NH 021-037 05/06/2021 Changes to WSP RAP Sheet Current
NH 024-026 06/06/2024 Updates to NH State Survey Report DSHS Form 10-207 Current
NH 021-001 01/07/2021 CR-103E FILED TO EXTEND EMERGENCY RULE AMENDING NURSING HOME REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO CLINICAL RECORDS Current
NH 020-070 09/29/2020 QSO-20-39-NH Nursing HOme Visitation - COVID-19 Current
NH 014-010 07/17/2014 CR 103P Filed: Final Amendments Related to Chapter 388-97 WAC (Background Checks) Current
NH 013-008 05/28/2013 Medical Emergencies Current
NH 021-058 07/22/2021 Resuming On-Site HCS Client Visits Current
NH 022-028 05/05/2022 QSO-22-15-NH & NLTC & LSC Announcing Discontinuation of Several Waivers in 30 and 60 Day Current
NH 018-022 09/18/2018 QSO 17-30 Revised 07.06.2018 Clarifying Requirements to Reduce Legionella Risk in Healthcare Facility Water Systems Current
NH 023-041 11/17/2023 Nursing Home Visitation: COVID-19 (Revised) Current
NH 015-008 03/17/2015 Nursing Assistant Registry Inquiry Form Current
NH 023-007 03/03/2023 CMS Released Admin Info: 20-08-ALL REVISED, Updating Guidance for Voluntary Termination Based on Temporary Closures Current
NH 021-065 09/03/2021 Governor Proclamation on Mandatory Vaccination Current
NH 012-003 02/28/2012 Revisions to RAI User's Manual / MDS Training Sessions Current