ALTSA Provider/Administrator Letters

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Provider Type Letter Date Subject Status Notes
NH 022-063 11/16/2022 QSO-23-02-ALL Released, Revising Guidance for Staff Vaccination Requirements Current
NH 022-062 11/16/2022 Pre-Admission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Webinar 2022 Current
NH 022-061 10/31/2022 QSO-20-39-NH Revised, Updating Guidance for Nursing Home Visitation Current

Amended November 3, 2022

NH 022-060 10/31/2022 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Released Revised QSO-20-38-NH, Updating Facility Testing Requirements for Staff and Residents Current
NH 022-059 10/14/2022 State of Emergency Ending in WA State on October 31 Current

Amended November 9, 2022

NH 022-058 10/07/2022 Epidemic Preparedness and Response Guidelines Current
NH 022-057 10/05/2022 Statewide 1135 Waiver Approved by CMS to Extend Nurse Aide Training and Certification Deadline Current
NH 022-056 10/04/2022 CMS Updated Guidance in QSO-22-15-NH & NLTC & LSC, Related to Nurse Aide Training Competency and Evaluation Requirements Rescinded
NH 022-055 09/29/2022 Residential Care Services Long-Term Care Quality Improvement Program Current
NH 022-054 09/28/2022 Emergency Health Practitioner Volunteer Program Ends When the State of Emergency Ends on October 31, 2022 Current
NH 022-054 09/28/2022 Emergency Health Practitioner Volunteer Program Ends When the State of Emergency Ends on October 31, 2022 Current
NH 022-053 09/22/2022 Ninth CR-103E Extension Filed for Emergency Rules Amending or Suspending Some NH Requirements Related to PASRR Current
NH 022-052 09/20/2022 COVID-19, Influenza and Pneumococcal Reminder Current
NH 022-051 09/13/2022 Up to Date Definition - Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccine Current
NH 022-050 09/09/2022 Deadline Approaching to Complete Nursing Assistant Certification Current
NH 022-049 09/09/2022 Governor's Proclamations Related to COVID-19 Ending October 27 Current

Amended October 7, 2022

NH 022-048 08/25/2022 CR-103P (Permanent Rule) Filed to Add Sections to Chapters 388-76, 388-78A, 388-97, and 388-107 WAC to Re-establish Inspection Schedules Current
NH 022-047 08/23/2022 Monkeypox Update from Washington State Department of Health Current
NH 022-046 08/12/2022 CR-103E Emergency Rules Filed to Extend Waived Rules Related to Transfer & Discharge of Nursing Home Residents Current
NH 022-045 08/03/2022 CMS QSO-22-19-NH: Announcing Revisions to Surveyor Guidance for Phases 2 & 3, Arbitration Agreements, Investigating Complaints and Facility Reported Incidents, and the Psychosocial Outcome Severity Guide Current
NH 022-044 07/22/2022 QSO-22-18-ALL: Clarifying Vaccination Expectations for Surveyors Performing Federal Oversight and Rescinding QSO-10-22-ALL Current
NH 022-043 07/12/2022 Personal Care Services Survey Current
NH 022-042 07/08/2022 Proposed Amendments to Chapters 388-76, 388-78A, 388-97, and 388-107 to Reinstate Inspection Schedules Current
NH 022-041 07/07/2022 Reimplementation of the Nursing Home State Survey Report or DSHS 10-207 Form Current
NH 022-040 06/24/2022 New DOH Long-Term Care Visitation Resources Current