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Number Title Date
PL 2013-23 Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs) Providing On-call Telephone Services in the ICF/IID Program (Replaces Provider Letter 12-05) The Licensed Vocational On-Call Pilot Program expired September 1, 2015 6/13/2013
IL 2013-46/PL 2013-22 Licensed Vocational Nurse On-Call Pilot Participation Survey The Licensed Vocational On-Call Pilot Program expired September 1, 2015 8/05/2013
PL 2013-21 Random Sampling and Deceased Individual Information Needed for the Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) On-Call Pilot Program The Licensed Vocational On-Call Pilot Program expired September 1, 2015 8/09/2013
PL 2013-18 Amelioration of Administrative Penalties (Replaces Provider Letters 06-38, 02-36 and 03-32) 8/22/2013
PL 2013-16 Ashtrays of Noncombustible Material and Safe Design (Replaces Provider Letter 11-13) 4/22/2013
PL 2013-15 Separate Storage of Oral and Topical Medications 5/20/2013
PL 2013-07 Elimination of the Time Limited Agreement (TLA) and the Automatic Cancellation Clause (ACC) 5/29/2013
PL 2013-04 Incomplete Incident Reports to the Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) and New Optional Electronic Reporting Replaced by PL 18-20
Replaced by PL 18-20
2/22/2013
PL 2013-02 Requirement to Present Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Criminal History Reports Obtained from Private Agencies to Surveyors
Replaced by PL 19-01
2/19/2013
PL 2013-01 Renovations that Pose a Potential Risk of Asbestos Exposure 3/14/2013
PL 2012-26 Requirement to Submit Facility Resident Death Report Via Web Portal (Replaces Provider Letter 10-21) 8/31/2012
PL 2012-23 Frequently Asked Questions (Replaces Provider Letter 11-22)
Replaced by PL 13-31
8/17/2012
PL 2012-20 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Tuberculosis Guidelines 6/25/2012
PL 2012-19 Texas Board of Nursing (BON) Rules (Replaces Provider Letter 12-04) 9/07/2012
PL 2012-18 Identifying Information Required on Licensure Applications (Replaces PL 07-10) 3/26/2012
PL 2012-17 New Policy Requirement and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Guidelines for Vaccine-Preventable Diseases (Replaces Provider Letter 12-02) 2/16/2012
PL 2012-16 Texas Department of Family and Protective Services Investigations and Facility Investigations in ICFs/ID Exempt From Licensure Replaced by PL 17-03
Replaced by PL 17-03
4/09/2012
PL 2012-13 Denial of an Initial License or Renewal of a License Based on Adverse Licensing Actions
this letter was retired on April 10, 2019
1/26/2012
PL 2012-12 Medication Administration by an Unlicensed Person and Clarification of the Texas Board of Nursing (BON) Registered Nurse (RN) Delegation Rules (Replaces Provider Letter 11-31)
Replaced by PL 15-23
4/05/2012
IL 2012-22 / PL 2012-11 Entering Nursing On-Call Service Data into the Client Assignment and Registration (CARE) System This letter was retired on 5/29/2013 per Regulatory Services -- this practice is being discontinued entirely. 1/26/2012
PL 2012-10 Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs) On-call Telephone Services Pilot Program and Operational Protocol (Replaces Provider Letter 11-38) See http://www.dads.state.tx.us/providers/nschanges/icf/trainingicf.html for the LVN On-Call Pilot Operational Protocol 1/17/2012
PL 2012-08 Enforcement Schedule and Required Elements of the Comprehensive Nursing Assessment 2/02/2012
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 2012-05 Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs) Providing On-call Telephone Services in the ICF/ID Program
Replaced by PL 13-23
1/09/2012

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Letters updated: July 20, 2020