ALTSA Provider/Administrator Letters

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Provider Type Letter Date Subject Status(asc) Notes
NH 014-025 12/11/2014 120 Day Rule for NARs Superseded

Replaced by 015-022

NH 015-002 01/28/2015 Use of Nursing Assistants – Four Month Rule Superseded

Replaced by 016-003

NH 013-021 10/24/2013 Updates to Complaint Hotline Script Superseded

Replaced by NH 014-014

NH 015-011 03/30/2015 Updated Pre-Admission Screening & Resident Review (PASRR) Form Now Available Superseded

Replaced by 015-017

NH 014-008 07/17/2014 LTC Ombuds Access to Resident Information & Records Superseded

Replaced by 014-022

NH 020-005 02/21/2020 Concerning 2019 Novel Coronavirus Illness (2019-nCOV) Superseded

Superseded by #011

NH 013-003 03/05/2013 Department's Role as a Regulator Superseded

Replaced by 014-006

NH 020-007 03/09/2020 Investigation Process in COVID-19 Situations and Suspension of Certain Survey Activities Superseded

Superseded by #008

NH 020-008 03/11/2020 Investigation Process in COVID-19 Situations and Suspension of Certain Survey Activities Superseded

Superseded by #011

NH 020-009 03/11/2020 COVID-19 Links and Additional Information Superseded

Superseded by #011

NH 020-010 03/12/2020 QSO-20-17-ALL: Guidance for Use of Certain Industrial Respirators by Health Care Personnel Superseded

Superseded by #011

NH 020-013 03/23/2020 REQUESTS FOR PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) Superseded

Superseded by 020-015

NH 021-034 04/30/2021 Employer Responsibilities for Respiratory Protection Program and Provision of PPE Superseded

023-030

NH 016-036 11/08/2016 POLST Training Rescinded
NH 015-013 04/20/2015 Use of Emergency Medical Services Rescinded

See NH #2022-033

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Updated Guidance in QSO-22-15-NH & NLTC & LSC, Related to Nurse Aide Training Competency and Evaluation Requirements Rescinded
NH 021-024 03/24/2021 Emergency Rules Suspending TB Testing Rescinded
NH 022-030 05/17/2022 Reinstatement of Tuberculosis Testing Requirements July 1, 2022 Rescinded
NH 023-033 10/09/2023 RCS Staff Mask Wearing and Related Procedures During the 2023-2024 Respiratory Illness Season Rescinded
NH 021-069 09/03/2021 CR-103E Filed to Extend Emergency Rule Amending NH Requirements Related to Clinical Records Current
NH 020-049 08/03/2020 Point of Care Testing and Weekly Testing Press Releases Current
NH 016-026 09/12/2016 Amendments to Chapter 388-97 WAC Current
NH 021-005 01/21/2021 Continued Incentives to Skilled Nursing Facilities that Accept Admission from Acute Care Hospitals Current

See update issued 2/9/21

NH 019-016 08/30/2019 Exceptions to the 24 Hour RN Staffing Requirement Current
NH 014-022 10/13/2014 Update: LTC Ombuds Access to Resident Information & Records Current