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DQA Memos

The Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) Numbered Memos deal with policies, information and interpretation of federal as well as state regulations and guidelines of the programs under DQA's jurisdiction. For an official paper copy of any numbered memo, email or write:

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Official Number Description Issue Date Attachments Obsolete date
21-008
Prohibited Restraints and Restrictive Measures in Community-Based Programs and Facilities
21-006
Wisconsin Administrative Code s. DHS 132.42 (3) (a) Pre-employment Screening for Clinically Apparent Communicable Disease
21-007
Background Check and Misconduct Investigation Program for DHS 105.14 Adult Day Care Centers
21-005
Suspension of Advance Directives
21-004
DHS Requests Nursing Homes Join Hospitals in Wisconsin to Use the EMResource Bed Tracking System for Health Care Entities
21-003
Community Based Residential Facilities and Crisis Stabilization
21-002
Notice and Requirements for Submitting Four-Year Renewal of Licensee Background Check Information
21-001
CMS 1135 Waiver Provisions – Acute Hospital Care at Home Program
20-010
Mental Health Day Treatment for Youth Certification
20-007
Wisconsin Home Health Agencies – CMS 1135 Waiver Provisions and Governor Evers Emergency Order # 21
20-004
Wisconsin Nursing Homes – CMS 1135 Waiver Provisions and Governor Evers Executive Order # 21
20-003
Wisconsin Hospices CMS 1135 Waiver Provisions and Governor Evers Emergency Order # 21
20-009
Licensure/Certification Application for Temporary Assisted Living Facility Expansion Units and Transfer Options during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency State
20-008
State Licensure Application for Temporary Nursing Facility Expansion Units and Transfer Options during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
20-006
Use of Remote Support Providers in Regulated Adult Family Homes
20-005
Guidance for Ambulatory Surgical Centers Temporarily Enrolling as a Hospital During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
20-002
CMS 1135 Waiver Provisions – Wisconsin Hospitals
20-001
State Licensure Application for Temporary Expansion Locations during Public Health Emergency related to COVID-19
18-001
Certification Process Change
17-005
Construction Requirement for New 'Class C' Structures
17-004
Notice of Mandatory Requirement to Submit Four-Year Renewal of Licensee Background Check Information
17-003
Fire Watch, Fire Plan, and Fire Reporting Update
17-002
New Online System for Assisted Living Facility License/Certification Continuations
17-001
21-008
Prohibited Restrictive Measures in Community-Based Programs and Facilities
16-011
Freedom of Choice of Pharmacy Provider
16-010
Notification of Pain Clinic Certification Program
16-009
Approval of Laboratories and Analysts Performing Testing under Wis. Stat. § 343.305(6)(a)
16-008
Centralized Reporting of Client/Patient/Resident Death Determination
16-007
Variance Needed for Use of a Licensed Mental Health Professional to Approve Emergency Mental Health Crisis Plans and Response Plans
16-005
Provision of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Services within a Certified Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Program
16-004
Guidance Reminder Regarding Handheld Devices and the Potential Misuse of Such Devices
16-003
Reminder Nurse Aide Eligibility Requirements
16-002
Hospice and Community-Based Residential Facility Review Submittal Change
16-001
Electronic Video Monitoring and Filming in BAL Regulated Facilities
Last revised January 27, 2023