ALTSA Provider/Administrator Letters

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Provider Type Letter Date Subject Status(asc) Notes
NH 021-088 11/08/2021 Clarification on Health Care Provider Screening Current
NH 015-010 03/30/2015 CR-101 Filed Amending Sections to Chapter 388-97 WAC Current
NH 020-069 09/25/2020 Long-Term Care Worker Certification Current
NH 021-016 03/29/2021 Updates to the Safe Start for LTC Recommendations & Requirements Current
NH 012-011 09/17/2012 Influenza and Pneumococcal Immunization Reminders 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 016-006 03/21/2016 Service Episode Records for PASRR Level II Developmental Disability Clients Current
NH 023-021 04/28/2023 State Operations Manual Chapter 5 - Implementation Dates for Revised Guidance Current
NH 017-032 11/27/2017 Testing for Cure with Clostridium Difficile Infected Residents Current
NH 021-056 07/12/2021 Skilled Nursing Facility Survey: Identification of Barriers to Admission of Residents with Opiate Use Disorders Current
NH 014-002 05/13/2014 S&C 14-12: Emergency Preparedness Initiative – Revised Checklist Current
NH 020-037 05/28/2020 COVID-19 Testing of Residents and Staff of Nursing Homes Current

Revised June 3, 2020

NH 022-058 10/07/2022 Epidemic Preparedness and Response Guidelines Current
NH 016-038 11/16/2016 Supplemental 3.4 HPRD Instructions & Reporting Template for NH Facilities Current
NH 020-097 12/11/2020 UPDATE ON NHSN AND STATE REPORTING PORTAL FOR COVID-19 DATA 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 019-005 03/01/2019 Payroll Based Journal (PBJ) Policy Manual Update and New Minimum Data Set (MDS) Census Reports Current
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 020-070 09/29/2020 QSO-20-39-NH Nursing HOme Visitation - COVID-19 Current
NH 021-026 03/30/2021 24-Hour Registered Nurse Staffing Requirement Update Current
NH 012-012 09/24/2012 Reasonable Accommodation and Non-Discrimination for Services Animals Current
NH 020-006 02/28/2020 QSO-20-11-NH Release of Additional Toolkits to Ensure Safety and Quality in Nursing Homes Current
NH 022-019 05/05/2022 Emergency Rules and Proposed Rules Filed Regarding Long-Term Care Worker Training Requirements Current
NH 016-007 03/30/2016 Four Month Rule Extension Request Current
NH 023-022 05/19/2023 Launch of CareLearn Retention Toolkit Current