Aging and Long-Term Support Administration

2020 RCS Management Bulletins

MB# Issue Date Subject Type
R20-165 12/24/2020 CR-103E FILED (EMERGENCY RULES) FOR CHAPTER 388-78AWAC Information
R20-164 12/23/2020 CR-103E FILED TO EXTEND EMERGENCY RULE AMENDING NURSING HOME REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO PHYSICIAN SERVICES Information
R20-163 12/23/2020 UPDATE TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE CHAPTER 12: ADULT FAMILY HOMES Procedure
R20-162 12/22/2020 VOLUNTARY COVID-19 VACCINATIONS FOR RESIDENTIAL CARE SERVICES STAFF Information
R20-161 12/18/2020 QSO-21-07-ICF/IID COVID-19 INFECTION CONTROL FOR PSYCHIATRIC AND INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES (ICFs/IID Information
R20-160 12/16/2020 GUIDANCE REGARDING GROUP ACTIVITIES AND COMMUNAL DINING, OUTDOOR VISITATION, AND RISK ASSESSMENT AFTER COMMUNITY VISITS Procedure
R20-159 12/15/2020 EXPECTATIONS FOR DISINFECTING/REPROCESSING EYE PROTECTION IN FACILITIES/HOMES Information
R20-158 12/15/2020 COVID-19 VACCINATION WEBSITES AND PFIZER-BIONTECH COVID-19 VACCINE WEB PAGE Information
R20-157 12/15/2020 CR-103 FILED TO EXTEND EMERGENCY RULE AMENDING CCRSS REQUIREMENTS AND CR-101 FILED TO CONSIDER PERMANENTLY AMENDING THE RULE FOR CERTIFICATION EVALUAT Information
R20-156 12/14/2020 LTCSP UPDATE (ASPEN 11.9.5) AND MANDATORY SURVEYOR TRAINING Procedure
R20-155 12/15/2020 COVID-19 GOVERNOR PROCLAMATIONS EXTENDED Information
R20-154 12/11/2020 UPDATE ON NHSN AND STATE REPORTING PORTAL FOR COVID 19 DATA Information
R20-153 12/09/2020 EMERGENCY RULES SUSPENDING TB TESTING Information
R20-152 12/09/2020 NURSING HOME COVID-19 TESTING SUPPLY UPDATE Information
R20-151 12/09/2020 CR-103E FILED TO EXTEND EMERGENCY RULES AMENDING OR SUSPENDING SOME NURSING HOME REQUIREMENTS Information
R20-150 12/02/2020 CR-101 Filed Proposing Amendments to Chapter 388-101 WAC Information
R20-149 12/02/2020 Rapid Response Short-Term Crisis Staffing Information
R20-148 11/30/2020 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability HIPAA and Coronavirus Information
R20-147 11/19/2020 MS NH COVID-19 Training Data with Urgent Call to Action Information
R20-146 11/13/2020 Visitation Restrictions Required Under Governor Proclamation 20-25.8 Information
R20-145 11/13/2020 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Information
R20-144 11/13/2020 PASRR Webinar Information
R20-143 11/13/2020 COVID-19 Proclamations Extended through 12-7-20 at 11:59 PM Information
R20-142 11/12/2020 Everlywell COVID-19 Testing of RCS Staff Information
R20-141 11/12/2020 Supplemental CR-102 Filed to Amend Sections of Chapter 388-76 WAC Information
R20-140 11/12/2020 CR 102 Filed (Formal Phase) to Amend Sections of Chapter 388-76 WAC AFH Minimum Licensing Requirements Information
R20-139 11/12/2020 New SOP Chapter 26 for OBRA Nurse Aide Registry Program Procedure
R20-138 11/12/2020 Summary of Pilot for Off-Site Modified Case Mix Accuracy Reviews Information
R20-137 11/06/2020 Emergency Volunteer Healthcare Practitioners Background Checks Information
R20-136 11/05/2020 Chapter 12 SOP - AFH Update - Capacity Increase Procedure
R20-135 11/02/2020 CR-103E & CR-101 NH Rulemaking Information
R20-134 10/30/2020 Update to Reporting COVID Test Results Information
R20-133 10/28/2020 Flu Vaccine Now Available to Uninsured Adults at No Cost Information
R20-132 10/23/2020 Clarification Regarding Testing of PASRR Evaluators/Other Essential Personnel Information
R20-131 10/23/2020 Pharmacy Partnership for LTC Program for COVID-19 Vaccination Information
R20-130 10/09/2020 Update to SOP Chapter 12: Adult Family Homes Procedure
R20-129 10/09/2020 RCS Field Staff Guidance for Reimplementing Inspection and Investigation Activities Information
R20-128 10/08/2020 QSO-20-41-ALL GUIDANCE RELATED TO THE EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS TESTING REQUIREMENTS-CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) Information
R20-127 10/08/2020 QSO-21-02-NH COMPLIANCE WITH RESIDENTS’ RIGHTS REQUIREMENT RELATED TO NURSING HOME RESIDENTS’ RIGHT TO VOTE Information
R20-126 10/08/2020 On-the-Job Training for Home Care Aides Information
R20-125 10/07/2020 COVID-19 Proclamations Extended through November 9, 2020 Information
R20-124 09/29/2020 Evacuation Level Not Printed on Some AFH Client CARE Assessments Information
R20-123 09/29/2020 QSO-20-39-NH Nursing Home Visitation - COVID-19 Information
R20-122 09/30/2020 Chapter 25 SOP Civil Money Penalty - State Civil Penalty Reinvestment Program Procedure
R20-121 09/29/2020 Completion of the Adult Family Home Informal Dispute Resolution Pilot Project Information
R20-120 09/29/2020 Flu and Pneumonia Shot Reminders Information
R20-119 09/23/2020 Civil Money Penalty Funding for In-Person Visitation for NH Information
R20-118 09/22/2020 AFH Point Prevalence COVID-19 Testing Information
R20-117 09/21/2020 CR-101 Filed to Consider Amending Sections of Chapter 388-78A WAC Information
R20-116 09/17/2020 CR 103E Filed to Extend Emergency Rule Amending NH Requirements and CR-101 Filed to Consider Permanently Amending the Rule for Clinical Records Information
R20-115 09/16/2020 COVID-19 Proclamations Extended Through October 1, 2020 Information
R20-114 09/10/2020 QSO-20-37-CLIA, NH AND QSO-20-38-NH REGARDING RULE CHANGES TO REQUIRE COVID-19 TESTING AND GUIDANCE Information
R20-113 09/10/2020 CR-103 FILED (PERMANENT RULES) FOR CHAPTER 388-112A WAC Information
R20-112 09/10/2020 CHANGES TO SAFE START FOR LONG TERM CARE RECOMMENDATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS Information
R20-111 09/08/2020 Expiration of Governor Proclamation 20-62 Regarding Statutory and Regulatory Provision for CCRSS Information
R20-110 09/02/2020 CR-103E Filed (Emergency Rules) for Chapter 388-78A WAC Information
R20-109 09/02/2020 CR-101 Filed to Propose Amending Sections of Chapter 388-78A Information
R20-108 08/28/2020 CR 103E and CR 101 Physician Services Information
R20-107 08/28/2020 CMS Infection Control Training through QSEP Information
R20-106 08/28/2020 Introducing the Certified Community Residential Services & Supports (CCRSS) State Civil Penalty Reinvestment Program Information
R20-105 08/28/2020 QSO-20-35-ALL - Enforcement Cases Held During the Prioritization Period & Revised Survey Prioritization Information
R20-104 08/25/2020 Update on NHSN and State Reporting Portal for COVID-19 Data Information
R20-103 08/25/2020 Point Prevalence Testing for CCRSS Information
R20-102 08/21/2020 Information & Procedure Update Concerning COVID-19 and Language Access Providers Information
R20-101 08/17/2020 Emergency Rules (CR-103E) Amending WAC 388-101-3130 Certification Evaluations Information
R20-101 08/17/2020 Emergency Rules (CR-103E) Amending WAC 388-101-3130 Certification Evaluations Information
R20-101 08/17/2020 Emergency Rules (CR-103E) Amending WAC 388-101-3130 Certification Evaluations Information
R20-100 08/17/2020 CR-103E Filed to Extend Emergency Rules and CR 101 to Consider Permanent Amendments Information
R20-099 08/13/2020 Eviction Moratorium During COVID-19 Outbreak Information
R20-097 08/12/2020 Safe Start Recommendations and Requirements for LTC Settings Information
R20-096 08/11/2020 Behavioral Health Provider Visits Information
R20-095 08/06/2020 Point Prevalence COVID-19 Testing Information
R20-094 08/06/2020 Order of the Secretary of Health 20-03.1 Face Coverings - Statewide Information
R20-093 08/04/2020 Pilot Modified Off-Site Case Mix Accuracy Reviews Information
R20-092 08/04/2020 COVID-19 Proclamations Extended to September 1, 2020 Information
R20-091 08/04/2020 N95 Fit Testing and Facility Online Surveys Information
R20-090 08/03/2020 Off Hour Surveys Procedure
R20-089 08/03/2020 CMS Update on RUG-IV and PDPM Codes Information
R20-088 11/03/2020 CMS Admin Info 20-08-ALL: Transitioning Certification Enrollment Functions Performed by the CMS Locations Information
R20-087 08/03/2020 Point of Care Testing and Weekly Testing Press Releases Information
R20-086 07/30/2020 Update to Chapter 12 SOP Adult Family Homes: Observation of Care Procedure
R20-086 07/30/2020 Update to Chapter 12 SOP – Adult Family Homes: Observation of Care Procedure
R20-085 07/27/2020 Changes to Residential Care Services Response to Allegations of Abuse under RCW 74.34 RCW Information
R20-084 07/17/2020 CLARIFICATION OF NH #2020-038 AND CMS QSO-20-31-ALL ENHANCED ENFORCEMENT STANDARDS FOR INFECTION CONTROL Information
R20-083 07/17/2020 QSO-20-34-NH Ending of PBJ Waiver and Changes to Info Posted on NH Compare and Five Star Quality Rating System Due to COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Information
R20-082
Superseded
07/17/2020 Governor Proclamation 20-62 Regarding Statutory and Regulatory Provision for CCRSS Information
R20-081 07/17/2020 QSO 20-28-NH-Revised: Five Star QRS Updates, NH Staff Counts, FAQ and Ombuds Access Information
R20-080 07/17/2020 COVID Testing Information
R20-079 07/15/2020 CR-101 Filed to Consider Amending Sections of Chapter 388-76 WAC (AFH Minimum Licensing Requirements) Information
R20-078 07/08/2020 COVID-19 Proclamations Extended to August 1, 2020 Information
R20-077 07/01/2020 Information on SSHB 1651 Information
R20-076 06/26/2020 COVID-19 Proclamations Extended until July 1, 2020 Information
R20-075 06/26/2020 Emergency Rules Amending WAC 388-97-1740 Disaster and Emergency Preparedness, 388-97-1760 Quality Assessment and Assurance, 388-97-2400 Resident Rooms Information
R20-074 06/23/2020 Personal Protective Equipment Ordering for Adult Family Homes Information
R20-073 06/16/2020 Reopening of WA State and Resident/Client Visits to the Community Information
R20-072 06/16/2020 End of Community Home Project (CHP) Hospital Surge Funding Announcement Information
R20-071 06/12/2020 Certification and Licensing Requirements for Privately Owned ICF-IID Information
R20-071 06/12/2020 Certification and Licensing Requirements for Privately Owned ICF-IID Information
R20-071 06/12/2020 Certification and Licensing Requirements for Privately Owned ICF-IID Information
R20-071 06/12/2020 Certification and Licensing Requirements for Privately Owned ICF-IID Information
R20-070 06/10/2020 Implementation of ESHB 1023 Allowing Certain AFHs to Increase Bed Capacity to Seven or Eight Information
R20-069 06/10/2020 QSO 20-32-NH: Release of COVID-19 NH Data and QSO 20-33-NH: Posting of NH Inspections Information
R20-068 06/10/2020 QSO 20-31-ALL: COVID-19 Survey Activities, CARES Act Funding, Enhanced Enforcement for Infection Control Deficiencies, NH QI Activities Information
R20-067 06/03/2020 Adult Family Home State Civil Penalty Reinvestment Program Information
R20-066 06/01/2020 Changes in Review of Personal Funds and Changes in Medicaid Eligibility Information
R20-065 06/03/2020 Amended: COVID-19 Testing of Residents and Staff of NH and Assisted Living Memory Care Units Information
R20-064 05/29/2020 ICF/IID Life Safety Code Waivers and Governor Proclamations Information
R20-063 05/26/2020 Emergency Rules CR-103E) Amending WAC 388-97-0300, Notice of Right & Services Information
R20-062 05/26/2020 Supplemental CR-102 Filed (Formal Phase) to Amend Sections of 388-76 WAC Information
R20-061 05/26/2020 Recommendations for Resident Window Visits During COVID Outbreak Information
R20-060 05/22/2020 Update on State Portal to Report Required COVID-19 Data to CDC Information
R20-059 05/20/2020 Update to AFH Inspection Working Papers: Environmental Tour Form Information
R20-058 05/18/2020 COVID 19: Additional Blanket Waivers, Governor Proclamation Extensions & New CMS Toolkit Information
R20-057
Superseded
05/14/2020 Infection Prevention Assessments for Supported Living & Group Training Home Programs Procedure
R20-056 05/14/2020 Enhanced Services Facilities Rule Making to Adopt Amendments in SHB 2448 Information
R20-055 05/07/2020 QSO-20-29-NH Interim Final Rule Updating Requirements for Notification of Confirmed & Suspected COVID-19 Cases Among Residents & Staff Information
R20-054 05/07/2020 Masks Available to AFHs through Long Term Care Foundation Information
R20-053 05/06/2020 COVID -19 Additional Blanket Waivers, CMS Commission, Governor Proclamation Extensions Information
R20-052 05/04/2020 Establishing Dedicated NH & ALF Units to Care for Residents with Confirmed COVID-19 Positive Diagnoses Information
R20-051 04/30/2020 Chapter 12 SOP Update - Inspection after Revocation or Suspension Procedure
R20-050 04/30/2020 Minor or Simple Edits to SODs Information
R20-049 04/30/2020 QSO 20-28-NH: Five Star Quality Rating System Updates, Staff Counts and FAQ Information
R20-048 04/29/2020 Emergency Rules Amending WAC 388-97-1260 Information
R20-047 04/28/2020 Civil Money Penalty (CMP) COVID-19 Communicative Technology Application Information
R20-046 04/27/2020 Emergency Rules Suspending Requirements for Administrator Training Certificates Information
R20-045 04/27/2020 Cloth Face Covering Distribution Information
R20-044 04/27/2020 Signatures Not Required on CARE Assessments Information
R20-043 04/27/2020 New Blanket Waivers for ICF-IID Facilities Information
R20-042 04/22/2020 QSO-20-26-NH: Upcoming Requirements for Notification of Confirmed COVID-19 Among Residents & Staff Information
R20-041 04/21/2020 CR-103P Filed to Adopt Correct Implementation Dates for Civil Fines Information
R20-040 04/20/2020 Department Request for Ongoing COVID-19 Status Updates Information
R20-039 04/16/2020 Support if the Provider or Administrator Becomes Ill With COVID-19 Information
R20-038 04/16/2020 CMS/CDC Infection Control Guidance, Blanket Waiver, QSO-20-25-NH,COVID-19 Transfer-Discharge Scenarios and Governor Proclamation 20-44 Information
R20-037 04/16/2020 Emergency Rules Amending or Suspending Some Nursing Home Requirements Information
R20-036 04/13/2020 CR 101 Filed to Consider Amending Sections of Chapter 388-97 WAC Information
R20-035 04/09/2020 Emergency Volunteer Health Practitioner (Chapter 70.15 RCW) Information
R20-034 04/08/2020 Updated COVID Information Information
R20-033 04/08/2020 Updated COVID Information Information
R20-032 04/07/2020 Proclamation 20-16 and End of Life Situations Information
R20-031 04/07/2020 Sharing of Information for the United States Census Information
R20-030 04/07/2020 Training: Infection Control Essentials for Community Programs Information
R20-029 04/03/2020 QSO 20-23-ICF-IID and PRTF Limiting the Transmission of COVID-19 Procedure
R20-028 04/03/2020 Emergency Rules Suspending TB Testing Information
R20-027 04/02/2020 CR-101 Filed to Propose Amending and Adding Sections to Chapter 399-76 WAC Information
R20-026 03/31/2020 QSO-20-20-All & NON-LTC PRIORITIZATION OF SURVEY ACTIVITIES AND FOCUSED INFECTION CONTROL/PPE REVIEWS Procedure
R20-025 03/31/2020 Personal Protective Equipment and Onsite Visits Procedure
R20-024 03/26/2020 QSO-20-20-All Prioritization of Survey Activities and Survey Protocol for Focused Infection Control-PPE Reviews Procedure
R20-023 03/25/2020 Information & Procedure Update Concerning Infection Control Inspections and COVID-19 Response Information
R20-022 03/23/2020 QSO-20-14-NH Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in NH - Revised Information
R20-021 03/20/2020 2020 Revised QA Schedule and Question Documents Information
R20-020 03/23/2020 AFH, ALF, CCRSS, ESF - Information and Procedure Update Concerning COVID-19 Information
R20-019 03/19/2020 ICF-IID Information and Procedure Update Concerning COVID-19 Information
R20-018
Superseded
03/18/2020 QSO-20-14-NH Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Nursing Homes - Revised Information
R20-017 03/12/2020 QSO-20-17-ALL: Guidance for Use of Certain Industrial Respirators by Health Care Personnel Information
R20-016 03/09/2020 Inspection-Investigation Process in COVID-19 and Suspension of Certain Inspection Activities Procedure
R20-015 03/09/2020 Investigation Process in COVID-19 Situations and Suspension of Certain Survey Activities Procedure
R20-014 02/28/2020 QSO-20-11-NH Release of Additional Toolkits to Ensure Safety & Quality Information
R20-013 02/21/2020 Concerning 2019 Novel Coronavirus Illness Information
R20-012 02/21/2020 CR 103 (Permanent Rules) Filed for Chapter 388-76 WAC (Corporate Structure) Information
R20-011 02/11/2020 Chapter 20 - Complaint Investigation SOP Photography Section Update Procedure
R20-010 02/11/2020 Preventing Transmission of Hepatitis A Virus (HAV) Information
R20-009 02/03/2020 CR 103 Filed (Permanent Rules) for Chapter 388-78A WACC Information
R20-008
Superseded
01/31/2020 CR 105 Notice of Refile Information
R20-007 01/31/2020 CR-101 Filed to Propose Amending Sections to Chapter 388-78A WAC (Investigations) Information
R20-006 01/24/2020 CR-103P Filed (Permanent Rules) for Chapter 388-97-0140 WAC Information
R20-005 01/17/2020 Background Check Copies from BCCU Information
R20-004 01/17/2020 CR 103 Filed (Permanent Rules) for Chapter 388-76 WAC Information
R20-003 01/10/2020 Infection Control in LTC Webinar Series Information
R20-002 01/10/2020 CR 103 Filed (Permanent Rules) for Chapter 388-78A WAC (Physical Plant) Information
R20-002 01/10/2020 Infection Control in Long-Term Care Webinar Series Information
R20-001 01/10/2020 QA Statewide Final Report 2019 Information