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Provider Letters (PL)

Number Title Date
PL 2019-19 Retired Survey and Certification Clarification Letters 10/10/2019
PL 2019-11 New Policy, Rules and Training Mailbox 4/23/2019
PL 2019-05 Retired Home and Community Support Services Agencies Provider Letters 4/10/2019
PL 2019-01 Acceptable Documentation for a Criminal History Check Replaces PL 09-05 and PL 13-02 1/04/2019
PL 2018-26 Providing Access to Electronic Health Records Replaces PL 18-10 12/10/2018
PL 2018-25 Delayed-Egress Locks 11/26/2018
PL 2018-20 Incident Reporting Requirements Replaces PL 13-04 and PL 18-07 9/17/2018
PL 2018-19 Emergency Preparedness Reminder Replaces PL 15-15 and PL 15-04 9/07/2018
PL 2018-10 Electronic Health Records Replaces PL 17-20
Replaced by PL 18-26
6/12/2018
PL 2017-37 HHS Transformation and Provider Expectations 12/13/2017
PL 2017-24 All Providers are Required to Redo Nurse Aide Registry (NAR) Searches Conducted from June 14, 2017, through August 3, 2017 9/07/2017
PL 2017-23 All Providers Are Required To Redo Employee Misconduct Registry (EMR) Searches Conducted From June 9, 2017, through July 27, 2017 8/07/2017
PL 2015-10 Direction from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Prioritization of Initial Medicare Certification Surveys (Replaces PL 13-10) 4/13/2015
PL 2015-04 Discontinuation of the Facility Inventory, Vacancy and Evacuation Status System
Replaced by PL 18-19
1/12/2015
IL 2014-43 /
PL 2014-23
Contracts, Roles, and Responsibilities between an Intermediate Care Facility/Individuals with an Intellectual Disability and Hospice Provider Replaces IL14-43/PL14-04 and PL06-16/06-31 8/19/2014
PL 2014-06 Clarification to Hospice Agencies Providing Inpatient Care Directly 4/11/2014
IL 2014-43/
PL 2014-04
Contracts, Roles, and Responsibilities between an Intermediate Care Facility/Individuals with an Intellectual Disability and Hospice Provider
Replaced by IL 14-43 / PL 14-23
8/07/2014
PL 2013-37 Emergency Preparedness Planning for External and Internal Disasters (Replaces PLs 11-25 and 06-18) 10/11/2013
PL 2013-33 Emergency Planning for Individuals Who Require Bariatric Care 10/08/2013
PL 2013-16 Ashtrays of Noncombustible Material and Safe Design (Replaces Provider Letter 11-13) 4/22/2013
PL 2013-10 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Direction Regarding Workload Prioritization (Replaces PLs 11-17, 11-04, 07-18 and 07-15) Letter removed 3/25/2015
Replaced by PL 15-10
8/21/2013
PL 2013-01 Renovations that Pose a Potential Risk of Asbestos Exposure 3/14/2013
PL 2012-07 Reporting Reasonable Suspicion of a Crime in a Long-Term Care Facility (Replaces Provider Letter 12-06) 1/26/2012
PL 2012-06 Reporting Reasonable Suspicion of a Crime in a Long-Term Care Facility
Replaced by PL 12-07
1/06/2012
PL 2011-32 New Convictions Barring Employment Added to Health and Safety Code Chapter 250
this letter was retired on April 10, 2019
8/18/2011

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Letters updated: December 3, 2019