ALTSA Provider/Administrator Letters

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Provider Type Letter Date(asc) Subject Status Notes
NH 022-016 02/25/2022 Recall of Certain Bed Rails Current
NH 022-015 02/18/2022 QSO-22-07-ALL, Guidance for the Interim Final Rule – Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Current
NH 022-014 02/17/2022 QSO-22-10-ALL Vaccination Expectations for Surveyors Performing Federal Oversight Current
NH 022-013 02/11/2022 CR-103E Filed to Extend Emergency Rules Amending NH Requirements for Disaster and Emergency Preparedness, Quality Assessment and Assurance, and Resident Rooms Current
NH 022-012 02/10/2022 Clarification on NH Safe Start for LTC Plan Visitation Requirements and CMS QSO-20-39-Revised Current
NH 022-010 02/04/2022 CR-101s Filed to Consider Amending Chapters 388-76, 388-78A, 388-97, and 388-107 WAC to Implement SHB 1218 Current
NH 022-011 02/04/2022 Update to DOH Admission Guidance Current
NH 022-009 01/18/2022 CR-103E Emergency Rule Supersedes Previous Emergency Rule Related to the Transfer & Discharge of NH Residents Current
NH 022-008 01/14/2022 Nursing Facility Support for Hospital Discharges Current

Amended February 10, 2022

NH 022-007 01/10/2022 Updates from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Washington State Department of Health Current
NH 022-005 01/07/2022 New Testing Program “Operation Expanded Testing” Available Current
NH 022-003 01/07/2022 CR-103E Filed to Extend Emergency Rule Amending NH Requirements Related to Physician Services Current
NH 022-004 01/07/2022 CR-103E Filed to Extend Emergency Rule Amending NH Requirements Related to Clinical Records Current
NH 022-006 01/07/2022 Additional PASRR CR 103E Filed to Extend Emergency Rules Amending or Suspending some NH Requirements Current
NH 022-002 01/06/2022 CMS Changes to COVID-19 Survey Activities and Increased Oversight Current
NH 022-001 01/04/2022 Healthcare Management Solutions, LLC Awarded Contract to Conduct Nursing Home Full Recertification Surveys Current
NH 021-092 12/17/2021 RCS Access to Facilities Current
NH 021-091 12/08/2021 Clarification Regarding NATCEP/CEP Waiver and Appeal Requirements for SNF/NF Current
NH 021-090 11/18/2021 CR-103 Nursing Home Rule Filing Current

Amended December 3, 2021

NH 021-089 11/17/2021 New Notification Policy Regarding Sex Offenders Living in LTC or Receiving LTC Services and Supports Current

Amended March 18, 2022

NH 021-088 11/08/2021 Clarification on Health Care Provider Screening Current
NH 021-086 11/05/2021 Proclamation 21-15: 30-Day Extension Approved Related to the Transfer and Discharge of Nursing Home Residents Current

NH 021-087 11/05/2021 Respirator Fit Testing and Respiratory Protection Program Resource Current
NH 021-085 10/29/2021 Personal Care Services Survey Current
NH 021-084 10/28/2021 Nursing Facility COVID Units Current