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All Facilities Letters - Released 2018

 

​Bulletin Number Facility Type Affected​ Subject​ Release Date​
​AFL-18-01 ​Certified Nurse Assistant training programs Senate Bill 449 - CNA Training Program Requirement Changes​ ​01/05/2018
AFL-18-02 ​All Health Care Facilities ​Assembly Bill 1014 - Diesel Backup Generator Testing ​01/05/2018
AFL-18-03 ​Hospice Providers ​Senate Bill 294 - Palliative Care Expansion Pilot Program ​01/05/2018
AFL-18-04 ​Intermediate Care Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities ​Family Council Requirements ​01/05/2018
AFL-18-05 All Deemed General Acute Care Hospitals, Home Health Agencies, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, and Hospices ​Referrals to Accreditation Organizations ​01/05/2018
AFL-18-05.1 All Deemed Ambulatory Surgical Centers, General Acute Care Hospitals, Home Health Agencies, and Hospices ​Referrals to Accreditation Organizations (AO) Supersedes AFL 17-11 and revises AFL 18-05 ​02/21/2018
AFL-18-06 ​All Health Care Facilities Senate Bill 432: Changes to notification requirements to emergency prehospital medical care personnel of exposure to reportable communicable disease​ ​01/08/2018
AFL-18-07 ​Government Operated Health Facilities Assembly Bill 1456: Professional Licensure​ 01/08/2018​
AFL-18-08 Congregate Living Health Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF), ICF/Developmentally Disabled (DD), ICF/DD - Continuous Nursing, ICF/DD - Habilitative, ICF/DD - Nursing, Skilled Nursing Facilities Influenza Outbreaks in Long-Term Care Facilities​​ 01/10/2018
AFL-18-09 ​General Acute Care Hospitals (GACH) Requesting Increased Patient Accommodations Including Medical Surge Tent Use 01/12/2018​
AFL-18-10 All Long Term Care (LTC) Facilities​ Assembly Bill 275 - LTC Facilities Closures​ ​01/16/2018
AFL-18-11 ​General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special Hospitals, Hospice Facilities Assembly Bill 1102: Increase in Fines for Retaliation Against Whistleblowers​ 01/23/2018​
AFL-18-12 ​Skilled Nursing Facilities Senate Bill 97: Implementation of 3.5 Direct Care Hours and Assembly Bill 130: Quality and Accountability Supplemental Payments  Eligibility Clarification​ ​01/23/2018
​AFL-18-13 ​General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals ​Program Flexibility – Pharmacy Technicians and Intern Pharmacists – Senate Bill 1039 ​02/28/2018
AFL-18-14 ​All Health Care Facilities ​Senate Bill 798 - 805.01 Reports to the Medical Board of California ​02/28/2018
AFL-18-15 ​Hospice Providers ​Hospice Data Reporting to the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) ​03/07/2018
AFL-18-16​Skilled Nursing FacilitiesGuidelines for the Workforce Shortage Waiver of the 3.5 Direct Care Service Hour Requirement and/or the 2.4 Hours Per Patient Day Performed by Certified Nurse Assistants​03/30/2018​
AFL-18-17​Skilled Nursing FacilitiesPosting Schedule for the 3.5 Direct Care Hours - Patient Acuity Waiver​03/30/2018​
​AFL-18-18

​Intermediate Care Facilities
Management Companies
Primary Care Clinics
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Online Licensing/Certification Application Process​04/​17/2018
​AFL-18-19All Health Care Facilities​Program Flexibility Request​05/03/2018​
AFL-18-20​General Acute Care Hospitals​New or Remodeled Pharmacy Clean Rooms and Use of Mobile Sterile Compounding Units (MSCU)​05/25/2018
​AFL-18-21​Congregate Living Health Facilities
Skilled Nursing Facilities
​Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Training Requirements​05/25/2018
​AFL-18-22​General Acute Care Hospitals​Request for Stakeholder Input in Amending GACH Cardiovascular Surgery Service and Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Service Regulations​06/12/2018
​AFL-18-23​​General Acute Care Hospitals​Request for Stakeholder Input in Amending GACH Surgical Service Regulations0​6/12/2018
​AFL-18-24​General Acute Care Hospitals​Request for Stakeholder Input in Amending GACH Anesthesia Service Regulations​06/12/2018
AFL-18-25​All Health Care FacilitiesHot Summer Weather Advisory ​06/21/2018
AFL-18-26​Skilled Nursing Facilities​ Announcement of New Skilled Nursing Facility Direct Care Hours Regulations 0​6/29/2018
​AFL-18-27​Skilled Nursing Facilities​ Guidelines for 3.5 Direct Care Service Hours Per Patient Day (DHPPD) Staffing Audits Pursuant to the Authority Provided in Welfare and Institutions Code section 14126.0220​6/29/2018
AFL-18-28All Health Care Facilities​Level II Heat Alert​07/05/2018​
​AFL-18-29​All Health Care FacilitiesFiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019 Health Care Facility License Fee Schedule​07/11/2018
AFL-18-30General Acute Care Hospitals​Request for Stakeholder Input in Amending GACH Administration Regulations​07/27/2018
​AFL-18-31​General Acute Care Hospitals​Request for Stakeholder Input in Amending GACH Employee/Personnel Records and Requirements Regulations​07/27/2018
AFL-18-32​General Acute Care Hospitals​Request for Stakeholder Input in Amending GACH License, Supplemental Service Approval, and Special Permit Regulations​07/27/2018
AFL-18-33​General Acute Care Hospitals​Request for Stakeholder Input in Amending GACH Medical Records Regulations​07/27/2018
AFL-18-34​General Acute Care Hospitals​Request for Stakeholder Input in Amending GACH Medical Service Regulations​07/27/2018
AFL-18-35​General Acute Care Hospitals​Request for Stakeholder Input in Amending GACH Records and Reporting Regulations​07/27/2018
​AFL-18-36​General Acute Care Hospitals​Request for Stakeholder Input in Amending GACH Regulations Specific to Small and Rural Hospitals​07/27/2018
​AFL-18-37​All Facilities​Notice of Stakeholder Meeting for Certified Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide Training Program Regulations0​9/12/2018
AFL-18-38Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF)/Developmentally Disabled (DD)
ICF/DD - Habilitative
ICF/DD - Nursing
ICF/DD - Continuous Nursing​
Implementation of the Federal Emergency Preparedness Regulation​09/14/2018​
AFL-18-39​All Facilities​Reducing Legionella Risks in Health Care Facility Water Systems​09/17/2018
​AFL-18-40​All Facilities​Notice of Stakeholder Meeting for General Acute Care Hospital Infection Control and Physical Plant​09/17/2018
AFL-18-41​All Facilities​​Notice of Stakeholder Meeting for Unusual Occurrences Regulations​10/01/2018
​AFL-18-42​All Facilities​Notice of Stakeholder Meeting for Change of Ownership Regulations​10/16/2018
AFL-18-43​All Facilities​California Department of Public Health Influenza Vaccine and Masking Policy​10/19/2018
AFL-18-44​All Facilities​ Name Change for the Center for Health Care Quality, Licensing and Certification (L&C), Centralized Applications Unit (CAU)​10/22/2018
AFL-18-45​Nursing Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities, and Swing Bed Hospitals​Minimum Data Set (MDS) Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) 3.0 User’s Manual v1.16, effective October 1, 2018​10/22/2018
AFL-18-46Skilled Nursing FacilitiesAnnouncement of 45-Day Public Comment Period for Skilled Nursing Facility Direct Care Hours Regulations​10/23/2018​
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