Aging and Long-Term Support Administration

2021 RCS Management Bulletins

MB# Issue Date Subject Type
R21-117 12/01/2021 Use of Electronic Signatures Procedure
R21-116 11/18/2021 CR 103 NH Direct Care Hours Information
R21-115 11/18/2021 Emergency Rules Suspending TB Testing Information
R21-114 11/17/2021 New Notification Policy Regarding People Registered as Sex Offenders Living in LTC Settings or Receiving LTC Services and Supports Information
R21-113 11/05/2021 Respirator Fit Testing and Respiratory Protection Program Resource Information
R21-112 11/05/2021 Proclamation 21-15: 30Day Extension Approved Related to the Transfer and Discharge of NH Residents Information
R21-111 11/03/2021 Quality Improvement Introductory Report Information
R21-110 10/19/2021 Critical Staffing Management in LTC Settings Information
R21-109 10/15/2021 Updates to Working Papers for AFH & ALF Facility Licensing Inspections Information
R21-108 10/15/2021 Cessation of Quality Assurance Inspections for Newly Licensed Adult Family Homes Procedure
R21-107 10/11/2021 Safe Start for LTC Plans Updated Information
R21-106 10/08/2021 30-Day Extension Approved of Proclamation 21-15 Related to the Transfer & Discharge of NH Residents Information
R21-105 10/08/2021 Updated Guidance About Aerosol Generating Procedures for LTC Settings Information
R21-104 10/08/2021 WAC 246-888 Emergency Rulemaking - Medication Assistance Information
R21-103 10/08/2021 CR-103E Chapter 388-97 WAC related to QA/Fire Drills/Windows in Resident Rooms Information
R21-102 10/08/2021 ASPEN Event ID: Health Survey Properties Guide Information
R21-101 10/08/2021 Rescinding CR-103E related to TB Tests/COVID Vaccines Information
R21-100 10/08/2021 Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Webinar Information
R21-099 09/30/2021 CMS Admin Info Letter: 21-08-ALL CMS Release of State Performance Standards System (SPSS) Findings for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020, 2021 and FY 2019 Results Information
R21-098 09/28/2021 Implementation of Vaccine Mandate Procedure
R21-097 09/24/2021 Interim Final Rule: CMS-3401-IFC: Additional Policy & Regulatory Revisions Related to LTC Facility COVID Testing Requirements Information
R21-096 09/24/2021 BYD DE2322 and 3M 8210 Respirators Information
R21-095 09/17/2021 QSO-21-21-ICFIID-Interim Final Rule: COVID-19 Vaccine Immunization Requirements for Clients & Staff in ICFs/IID Information
R21-094 09/17/2021 COVID-19, Influenza and Pneumococcal Reminder Information
R21-093 09/10/2021 CR 102 Filed: Proposed Amendments to Chapter 388-97 (Direct Care - EHB 1564) Information
R21-092 09/10/2021 Verifying Liability Insurance During Licensing Inspections Information
R21-091 09/10/2021 Governor Proclamation 21-15 Related to Transfer/Discharge for SNF/NF Residents and Cohorting Purposes Information
R21-090 09/03/2021 CR-103E Filed to Extend Emergency Rules Amending NH Requirements Related to TB Testing and COVID-19 Vaccines Information
R21-089 09/03/2021 CR-103E Filed to Extend Emergency Rule Amending NH Requirements Related to Clinical Records Information
R21-088 09/03/2021 Resident Rosters, Aggregated Contact Info, Communication, Resident Representative and Essential Support Persons Information
R21-087 09/03/2021 CR-103E Filed to Extend Emergency Rules Amending or Suspending Some NH Requirements Related to PASRR and Resident Groups Information
R21-086 09/03/2021 Governor Proclamation for Mandatory Vaccination Information
R21-085 09/03/2021 Chapter 13 ALF Inspection SOP Updates for Room Lists Procedure
R21-084 09/03/2021 Continued Use of Face Shields / Eye Protection to Prevent COVID-19 Infection Information
R21-083 09/02/2021 Rapid Response Team 2 Short Term Staffing Information
R21-082 08/27/2021 CRF 103 Filed to Extend Emergency Rule Amending NH Requirements Related to Physician Services Policy and Procedure
R21-081 08/27/2021 CR 101s Filed For Chapter 388-76 (AFH), 388-78A (ALF) and 388-107 (ESF) Related to ESHB 1120 Information
R21-080 08/13/2021 RCS Field Staff Guidance Update Information
R21-079 08/06/2021 Emergency Rules (CR-103E) Amending WAC 388-101-3130, Certification Evaluations Information
R21-078 08/06/2021 QSO-21-20-NH Removal of S&C 17-37-NH from CMS Guidance Repository Information
R21-077 07/30/2021 Update to AFH Chapter 12 SOP and AFH Inspection Working Papers Procedure
R21-076 07/29/2021 Emergency Rules Suspending TB Testing Information
R21-075 07/22/2021 CR-103E (Emergency Rules) for ALF Administrator Trainings Ending August 13, 2021 Information
R21-074 07/16/2021 Long-Term Care Proclamations and Emergency Rules Remain in Effect Information
R21-073 07/08/2021 Rule Revisions to Chapter 388-101D Information
R21-072 07/08/2021 Changes to Background Check Disqualifiers Information
R21-071 07/08/2021 Updates from Washington State Department of Health Information
R21-070 07/02/2021 CR 101 Filed to Consider Amending Sections of Chapter 388-97 WAC, Nursing Homes Information
R21-069 07/02/2021 Philips Product Recall, including CPAP, Bilevel Pap, and Mechanical Ventilators Information
R21-068 07/02/2021 Standard Community (AFH-ALF-ESF) SOD-POC Tracking Sheet Information
R21-067 07/01/2021 Safe Start Plans for LTC Updated Information
R21-066 06/24/2021 LTC Facilities to Follow Safe Start Plan Beyond June 30, 2021 Information
R21-065 06/24/2021 Travel Support Information Information
R21-064 06/23/2021 New SOP Specific to Respiratory Protection Program in RCS Work Procedure
R21-063 06/18/2021 Passed Legislation and Beginning Rule-Making Projects Information
R21-062 06/18/2021 CR 103 Extending Emergency Rules Amending NH Requirements for Disaster and Emergency Preparedness, Quality Assessment and Assurance, Resident Rooms Information
R21-061 06/11/2021 Clarifying Information Regarding Compliance with W127 Information
R21-060 06/11/2021 CR-103 (Permanent Rule) Amending Sections on Investigations and Adult Day Services Information
R21-059 05/26/2021 Update to SOP Chapter 14: Certified Community Residential Services and Supports Procedure
R21-058 05/25/2021 QSO-21-19-NH Interim Final Rule: COVID-19 Vaccine Immunization Reporting Requirements for Residents & Staff Information
R21-057 05/25/2021 CR-103E Filed to Extend Emergency Rules Amending NH Requirements and Two CR-101s Filed to Consider Permanently Amending Some NH Rules Information
R21-056 05/20/2021 CR-101 Filed to Consider Amending Sections of Chapter 388-97 WAC, Nursing Homes Information
R21-055 05/20/2021 CR-103P Rulemaking Order Filed (Permanent Rules) for Chapter 388-76 WAC Information
R21-054 05/20/2021 Documenting COVID Waivers During a Survey or Inspection Information
R21-053 05/20/2021 Interim Final Rule COVID-19 Vaccine Immunization Requirements for Residents & Staff Information
R21-052 05/19/2021 CR-103E Canceled and CR-103E Filed Related to Some NH Requirements Information
R21-051 05/14/2021 BYD DE2322 RESPIRATORS Information
R21-050 05/06/2021 Washington State Patrol (WSP) Record of Arrest and Prosecution (RAP) Sheet Changes Information
R21-048 05/06/2021 Visitation and Other Safe Start Plan Updates – COVID-19 Information
R21-047 05/05/2021 QSO-20-39-NH Revised - NH Visitation and Other Safe Start Plan Updates - COVID 19 Information
R21-046 05/05/2021 CR-103E Filed to Extend Emergency Rule Amending NH Requirements Related to Clinical Records Information
R21-045 04/30/2021 Clarification of Group Training Home (GTH) Fire Safety Procedures Information
R21-044 04/30/2021 CCRSS Residential Cost Report: Changes to Instruction and Support Services (ISS) Hours Review Information
R21-043 04/30/2021 Employer Responsibilities for Respiratory Protection Program and Provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Information
R21-042 04/23/2021 Visual Aid for Understanding LTC Facility Visits Under the Safe Start for LTC Plans Information
R21-041 04/23/2021 QSO-21-17-NH Updates to Long-Term Care Emergency Regulatory Waivers Issued in Response to COVID-19 Information
R21-040 04/23/2021 CR-103E Filed (Emergency Rules) for Chapter 388-78A WAC Information
R21-039 04/23/2021 CR-103E Filed to Extend Emergency Rule Amending NH Requirements Related to Physician Services Information
R21-038 04/23/2021 ASPEN MDS Viewer Error Information
R21-037 04/15/2021 Updates to Chapter 22 SOP - Informal Dispute Resolution Procedure
R21-036 04/09/2021 QSO-21-15-ALL Updated Guidance for Emergency Preparedness - Appendix Z of the State Operations Manual Information
R21-035 04/09/2021 CR-103E Filed to Extend Emergency Rules Amending or Suspending Some NH Requirements Information
R21-034 03/31/2021 Reimplementation of Surveys, Inspections and Evaluations Information
R21-033 03/30/2021 24 Hour Registered Nurse Staffing Requirement Update Information
R21-032 03/29/2021 Updates to the Safe Start for LTC Recommendations and Requirements Documents Information
R21-031 03/24/2021 Emergency Rules Suspending TB Testing Information
R21-030 03/18/2021 CR-102 Filed to Propose Amendments to WAC 388-78A-2371 - Investigations and WAC 388-78A-2360 - Adult Day Services Information
R21-029 03/18/2021 Update on NHSN and State Reporting Portal for COVID-19 Data Information
R21-028 03/17/2021 Health Support Team Training Opportunity Information
R21-027 03/17/2021 QSO-21-14-ICF/IID Visitation at Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) Information
R21-026 03/03/2021 Long-Term Care Resilience Training Opportunity Information
R21-025 02/25/2021 Chapter 246-101 WAC Notifiable Conditions Proposed Rules and Public Hearing Notice Information
R21-024 02/18/2021 Standing Order for COVID-19 Screening in Certain Congregate Facilities, Homes and Agencies Information
R21-023 02/17/2021 CR-103E Filed to Extend Emergency Rules Amending NH Requirements for Disaster & Emergency Preparedness, QA and Assurance and Resident Rooms Information
R21-022 02/18/2021 Travel Advisory/Restrictions – Governor’s Proclamation Information
R21-021 01/18/2021 Interim Recommendations for Co-administration of COVID-19 Vaccine and Other Vaccinations Information
R21-020 02/10/2021 CR 103 FILED (Permanent Rule) to Amend Sections of Chapter 388-76 WAC, AFH Minimum Licensing Requirements Information
R21-019 02/09/2021 One Page Resource for Compassionate Care and Essential Support Persons Information
R21-018 02/10/2021 Interim Recommendations for Co-administration of COVID-19 Vaccine and Tuberculosis Testing Products Information
R21-017 02/10/2021 QSO-21-11-ALL - New Platform for Submission of 1135 Waiver Requests and Inquiries - Go Live Information
R21-016 02/08/2021 Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) Updates for NH & ALF Procedure
R21-015 02/05/2021 2SHB 1645 Certificates of Parental Improvement (CPI) and Background Checks Information
R21-014 02/02/2021 Combined Principles of Documentation (POD) Manual and Standard Operation Procedure (POC) Procedure
R21-013 02/01/2021 COVID-19 Vaccination Information Information
R21-012 01/28/2021 COVID-19 Proclamations Extended Under SCR 8402 Information
R21-011 01/28/2021 Updates and Webinar for the Safe Start LTC Recommendations and Requirements Information
R21-010 01/26/2021 Updates to SOP Chapter 19: Staff Training Procedure
R21-009 01/26/2021 Emergency Rules Amending WA 388-97-1380 and 388-97-1580, Related to Tuberculosis Testing in NH Information
R21-008 01/21/2021 Continued Incentives to Nursing Facilities that Accept Admission from Acute Care Hospitals Information
R21-007 01/20/2021 LTC Resident RIghts and the COVID-19 Vaccine Information
R21-006 01/19/2021 QSO 21-06-NH - Updates to the NH Compare Website and Five Star Quality Rating System Information
R21-005 01/14/2021 2021 QA Schedule and Question Documents Information
R21-004 01/14/2021 ESF Licensing Inspection Forms Information
R21-003 01/14/2021 Newly Licensed Adult Family Homes and Suspended Home Care Aide Requirements Information
R21-002 01/15/2021 Interim Recommendations for Co-Administration of COVID-19 Vaccine and Tuberculosis Testing Products Information
R21-001 01/07/2021 CR-103E FILED TO EXTEND EMERGENCY RULE AMENDING NURSING HOME REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO CLINICAL RECORDS Information