ALTSA Provider/Administrator Letters

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Provider Type Letter Date Subject Status(desc) Notes
NH 016-012 05/17/2016 Resource Utilization Group: Reduction for Medicaid Residents in PA1-PC1 RUG Groups Current
NH 021-023 03/19/2021 Update on NHSN and State Reporting Portal for COVID-19 Data Current
NH 023-019 04/28/2023 New Fingerprint Background Check Requirement for Nursing Home Changes of Ownership Current
NH 020-060 08/25/2020 Update on NHSN and State Reporting Portal for COVID-19 Data Current

Amended September 2, 2020

NH 022-027 04/28/2022 CR-103E Emergency Rules Filed Related to Transfer and Discharge of NH Residents Current
NH 014-009 07/17/2014 Antipsychotic Drug Use by Vulnerable Adults with Dementia in NHs Current
NH 019-027 11/22/2019 Change of Ownership Process Change for Medicaid Contracted Facilities Current
NH 017-003 01/26/2017 Electronic Plan of Correction (ePOC) Current
NH 021-055 07/08/2021 Changes to Background Check Disqualifiers Current
NH 024-008 03/08/2024 Critical Staffing Management in LTC Settings Update Current
NH 020-093 12/02/2020 Proclamation 20-25.8: LTC Visitation Standards & Fitness Facilities Current

Amended 1/4/2021

NH 022-057 10/05/2022 Statewide 1135 Waiver Approved by CMS to Extend Nurse Aide Training and Certification Deadline Current
NH 017-023 07/26/2017 Reminder of Updates to Pre-Admission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Current
NH 015-016 05/02/2015 The Health Home Program & Resident Access to Health Home Care Coordinators Current
NH 020-096 12/09/2020 NURSING HOME COVID-19 TESTING SUPPLY UPDATE Current
NH 020-028 04/30/2020 QSO 20-28-NH: Five Star Quality Rating System Updates, Staff Counts and Frequently Asked Questions Current
NH 021-087 11/05/2021 Respirator Fit Testing and Respiratory Protection Program Resource Current
NH 013-001 01/10/2013 S&C 13-02: Clarification of Guidance Related to Medication Errors & Pharmacy Services Current
NH 018-022 09/18/2018 QSO 17-30 Revised 07.06.2018 Clarifying Requirements to Reduce Legionella Risk in Healthcare Facility Water Systems Current
NH 016-013 06/10/2016 Release of Draft Long-Term Care Facility (LTCF) Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) 3.0 User’s Manual Version 1.14 Current
NH 023-020 04/28/2023 Updates to the NH Compare Website & 5 Star Quality Rating System: Adjusting Ratings Based on Erroneous Schizophrenia Coding and Posting Dispute Resolution Information Current
NH 020-061 08/28/2020 QSO-20-35-ALL - Enforcement Cases Held During the Prioritization Period & Revised Survey Prioritization 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 014-010 07/17/2014 CR 103P Filed: Final Amendments Related to Chapter 388-97 WAC (Background Checks) Current
NH 019-028 11/27/2019 QSO-20-03-NH Phase 3 Interpretive Guidance, Arbitration Agreement Requirements and Announcement of New Resources Current