ALTSA Provider/Administrator Letters

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Provider Type(desc) Letter Date Subject Status Notes
NH 024-008 03/08/2024 Critical Staffing Management in LTC Settings Update Current
NH 024-009 03/08/2024 Reporting and Instructions of Minimum Staffing Standards 3.4 Hours of Direct Care Per Resident Per Day (HPRD) Temporary Inclusion of Previously Unreported Hours for State Q2, Q3, and/or Q4, 2023 Current
NH 024-010 03/08/2024 Geriatric Behavioral Health Worker (GBHW) Qualifications, Supervision and Training Requirements, and Instructions for Temporary Inclusion of Previously Reported State Q2, Q3 and/or Q4 2023 Into the Direct Care House Per Resident Day (HPRD) Calculation Current
NH 024-011 03/15/2024 Temporary Process for Verification of Nursing Assistant-Registered (NAR) Eligibility to Continue Working Past 4 Months in a Nursing Home (NH)) Current
NH 024-012 03/19/2024 Change in Community COVID-19 Guidance Current
NH 024-013 03/21/2024 Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Recommendations for Adults Ages 65 and Older Current
NH 024-014 03/21/2024 CR-103P Filed (Permanent Rules) for Chapter 246-843 WAC NH Administrators Licensing Requirements and Retired/Active License Current
NH 024-015 03/21/2024 Document Access Requirements During RCS Field Visits Current

Amended March 29, 2024

NH 024-016 03/25/2024 Critical Staffing Management in LTC Settings Update Current
NH 024-017 04/02/2024 NAC and HCA Credentialing Backlogs Current
NH 024-018 04/05/2024 Update to RCS Staff Mask Wearing in LTC Settings During Respiratory Illness Season Current
NH 024-019 04/11/2024 CMS Released QSO-24-08-NH, Enhanced Barrier Precautions in Nursing Homes Current
NH 024-020 04/23/2024 Resume Stakeholder Engagement to Consider Amending Rules to Implement Substitute House Bill 1218 Current
NH 024-021 05/10/2024 Emergency Preparedness Considerations for Extreme Heat Current
NH 024-022 05/10/2024 Emergency Preparedness Considerations for Wildfire Smoke Current
NH 024-023 05/17/2024 Medicare & Medicaid Programs; Minimum Staffing Standards for LTC Facilities & Medicaid Institutional Payment Transparency Reporting Final Rule (CMS 3442-F) Current
NH 024-024 05/24/2024 Technical Corrections to CMS Released QSO-23-01-NH, Revisions to the Special Focus Facility Program Current