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All Facilities Letters - Released 2011

​Bulletin Number​Facility Type AffectedSubject​Release Date​
AFL 11-01 (Pending)​General Acute Care Hospitals ​Patient Safety Licensing Survey01/03/2011
AFL 11-04​General Acute Care Hospitals​General Acute Care Hospitals: Use of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Space; Program Flexibility (Revises, supersedes AFL-10-13)02/16/2011
AFL 11-05 (Pending)​General Acute Care Hospitals, Special Hospitals​Perinatal Hepatitis B Prophylaxis (Revised)03/16/2011
AFL 11-06​Home Health Agencies​Fingerprint Clearance Requirements for Owners, Administrators, and Administrator’s Designee01/06/2011
​AFL 11-07​General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special Hospitals​Hospital Infant Safe Surrender Requirements06/06/2011
AFL 11-08​Skilled Nursing Facilities​Informed Consent01/07/2011
AFL 11-09​Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, General Acute Care Hospitals, Intermediate Care Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities/Developmentally Disabled,
Skilled Nursing Facilities, Special Hospitals
​Diesel Generators: Health Facilities01/18/2011
AFL 11-10​All Rehabilitation Agencies (OPT/OSP)​Identification of Extension Locations Annual Report. (Revises, supersedes AFL-10-14)01/06/2011
AFL 11-11​Intermediate Care Facilities/Developmentally Disabled - Habilitative,
Intermediate Care Facilities/Developmentally Disabled - Nursing
​Licensee Orientation01/18/2011
AFL 11-12​General Acute Care Hospitals​Joint Commission Survey Reports02/14/2011
AFL 11-14​All Facilities​Triad Alcohol Prep Pads, Alcohol Swabs, and Alcohol Swabsticks: Recall Due to Potential Microbial Contamination01/11/2011
AFL 11-15​Skilled Nursing Facilities​Contracts of Admissions01/31/2011
AFL 11-16​Skilled Nursing Facilities​Rescission of AFL 10-33 - Guidelines for 3.2 Nursing Hours per Patient Day Staffing Audits01/13/2011
AFL 11-17​Primary Care Clinics​Clinic Corporations and Affiliate Clinic Licensing06/24/2011
AFL 11-19 (Pending)​Skilled Nursing Facilities​Guidelines for 3.2 Nursing Hours per Patient Day (NHPPD) Staffing Audits Pursuant to the Authority Provided in Welfare and Institutions Code (W&I) Section 14126.02201/31/2011
AFL 11-20​Skilled Nursing Facilities​Appeal Procedures for Penalties Issued Pursuant to Section 14126.022 of the Welfare and Institutions Code02/02/2011
​AFL 11-22​All Health Facilities Covered by the Bakersfield District Office​Relocation of the Bakersfield District Office, Licensing and Certification Program02/28/2011
AFL 11-23​General Acute Care Hospitals​Senate Bill 1058: Changes in Method for Reporting Surgical Site Infections03/11/2011
​AFL 11-24​General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals​Notice of Facility Closure and Elimination or Relocation of Supplemental Services; and Downgrades and Closures of Emergency Departments (Revises, supersedes AFL-10-28)03/17/2011
AFL 11-26​Skilled Nursing Facilities, Nursing Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities, Swing Bed Hospitals​Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3.0 “Section S” Submission and Coding Updates03/28/2011
AFL 11-27​Skilled Nursing Facilities, General Acute Care Hospitals​Placement of Patients with Positive Clostridium difficile Tests in Skilled Nursing Facilities – (Revises, supersedes AFL-10-21)03/25/2011
AFL 11-28​All Facilities​H & P Industries, Inc., the Manufacturer of Povidine/Povidone-Iodine Prep Pads: Recall Due to Potential Microbial Contamination03/22/2011
AFL 11-30​General Acute Care Hospitals​General Acute Care Hospitals: Use of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Space; Program Flexibility (Revises, supersedes AFL 11-04)11/02/2011
AFL 11-31​Skilled Nursing Facilities​Questions and Answers about Informed Consent04/14/2011
​AFL 11-32 (Revised)
See: AFL 12-15
​General Acute Care Hospitals​Requirements for Reporting Surgical Site Infections04/27/2011
​AFL 11-33 (Revised)
See: AFL 12-05
​General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special Hospitals​Telemedicine Providers08/03/2011
​AFL 11-34 (Revised)
See: AFL 13-16
​All Home Health Agencies and Hospices within the Los Angeles District Office​Processing of Home Health Agency and Hospice Applications06/10/2011
​AFL 11-36 (Pending)​All Health Care Facilities Licensed by the California Department of Public Health Licensing and Certification Program under California Health and Safety Code Section 1266​Proposed Fiscal Year 2011/12 Health Facility Licensing Fee Report06/07/2011
AFL 11-37​All Facilities​Hot Summer Weather Advisory06/17/2011
AFL 11-38​General Acute Care Hospitals​Pre-Notice Meeting for Regulations Governing Surgical Site Infections Reporting Requirements06/17/2011​
​AFL 11-40 (Superseded)
See: AFL 12-01
​All Long-Term Health Care Facilities, All Hospices​Elder Justice Act Reporting Requirements11/10/2011​
​AFL 11-41 (Pending)​All Health Care Facilities Licensed by the California Department of Public Health Licensing and Certification Program under California Health and Safety Code Section 1266​Fiscal Year 2011-2012 License Renewal Fee Schedule07/25/2011​
​AFL 11-42​All Skilled Nursing Facilities, All Intermediate Care Facilities​Procedures for Modifying the Standard Admission Agreement09/19/2011​
AFL 11-44 (Pending)​Skilled Nursing Facilities​California MDS Nuggets Newsletter07/25/2011
AFL 11-48​All Facilities​County Health Department Inspections of Health Facility Kitchens12/30/2011
AFL 11-51 (Pending)​General Acute Care Hospitals, Primary Care Clinics​Use of Tdap Vaccine Instead of Td Vaccine in Emergency Departments and Urgent Care Clinics10/07/2011
AFL 11-52​General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special Hospitals​Adverse Event Reporting Timeframe10/27/2011
​AFL 11-53 (Revised)
See: AFL 11-62
​Home Health Agencies​Fingerprint Clearance Requirements for Owners, Administrators, and Administrator’s Designee10/01/2011
​AFL 11-54​General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special Hospitals​Hospital Charity Care Notice Language Requirements10/27/2011
AFL 11-55​All Skilled Nursing Facilities, All Intermediate Care Facilities, All Nursing Facilities​Effective Date for the Standard Admission Agreement10/07/2011
AFL 11-56 (Pending)​Home Health Agencies and Community Clinics or Free Clinics​Fiscal Year 2011-2012 License Renewal Fee Schedule (Revises AFL 11-41)11/04/2011
AFL 11-62​Home Health Agencies​Fingerprint Clearance Requirements for Owners, Administrators, and Administrator’s Designee (Revises AFL 11-53)12/30/2011
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