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CDPH All-Facility Letters

2005-current

 

This page contains every All Facility Letter (AFL) that has been released since 2005, organized in alphabetical order by topic. Use the links below to navigate to the letter you require.

 

 

 

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Absentee Notification Plans

AFL-13-36 (12/27/2013) - Skilled Nursing Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities/Developmentally Disabled, Intermediate Care Facilities/Developmentally Disabled - Habilitative, Intermediate Care Facilities/Developmentally Disabled - Nursing, Intermediate Care Facilities/Developmentally Disabled - Continuous Nursing, Congregate Living Health Facilities, Adult Day Health Care Centers, State HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Adult Day Health Care – See Licensure: Changes in Adult Day Health Care Center (ADHC) Licensure

 

Advancing Excellence in America's Nursing Homes Campaign

AFL-07-30 (11/29/2007) - SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Adverse Events – See also Pressure Ulcers: Mandated Reporting of Staging of Pressure Ulcers

Best Practices for Prevention

AFL-09-11 (03/13/2009) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Mandated Reporting and Investigation

AFL-09-05 (01/12/2009) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-07-10 (07/27/2007) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Outpatient Settings Adverse Event Reporting Requirements

AFL-13-32 (12/18/2013) - All Primary ClinicsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-12-26 (05/18/2012) - All Clinics, Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs)Adobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Pre-Notice Meeting for Regulations Governing Administrative Penalties and Adverse Events

AFL-10-44 (12/01/2010) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-10-31 (10/01/2010) – General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Timeframe for Reporting

AFL-11-52 (10/27/2011) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Admission Agreements – See Standard Admission Agreement

 

Air Conditioning: Healthcare Facility Enrollment in Public Utility Commission Energy Conservation Programs for Central Air Conditioning Use

AFL-07-24 (11/06/2007) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, SNFs, Congregate Living Health Facilities, ICFs, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Nursing, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Mentally Retarded, Adult Day Health CentersAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

After Hours CDPH Emergency Contacts – CDPH Poster

AFL-06-22 (07/24/2006) – Long Term CareAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Alcohol Products - See Recall: Triad Alcohol Prep Pads, Alcohol Swabs, and Alcohol Swabsticks

 

Antipsychotic Medication: Informed Consent – See Informed Consent

 

 

Appeal Procedures for Penalties Issued Pursuant to Section 14126.022 of the Welfare and Institutions Code (Quality and Accountability Penalties)

AFL-11-20 (02/02/2011) – SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Applications – See also Centralized Applications Unit; Program Flexibility

 

Applicant Individual Information: HS 215A

AFL-06-16 (09/05/2006) – All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Application Information for SNF or ICF Management Companies

AFL-08-18 (06/16/2008) - SNFs, ICFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Applicant Information: Form HS 200

AFL-06-15 (09/05/2006) – All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Applicant Information: Form HS 215A (10/04)

AFL-05-14 (04/19/2005) - SNFs, Nursing Facilities, ICFs, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled/Nursing, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled/Habilitative, Primary Care Clinic/Rural Health ClinicAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Home Health Agencies: Procedures for Submission of HS 183 Forms

AFL-05-22(07/11/2005) - Home Health Agencies, Certified Nurse Assistant Training SchoolsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

New Nurse Assistant, Home Health Aide and Hemodialysis Certificates and Updated Applications and Forms

AFL-09-04 (05/19/2009) - All Facilities, Skilled Nursing In-House Training Programs, Nurse Assistant Training Schools, Home Health Aide Training Programs, Hemodialysis Training Programs, Certified Nursing Assistants, Certified Home Health Aides, Certified Hemodialysis TechniciansAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Processing Fees: Nurse Assistant, Home Health Aide, & Hemodialysis Technician

AFL-06-07 (05/27/2006) - SNFs, SNFs In-House Training Programs, Nurse Assistant Training Schools, Home Health Aide Training Programs, Hemodialysis Training Programs, Certified Nursing Assistants, Certified Home Health Aides, Certified Hemodialysis TechniciansAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Timely and Accurate Submission of Application Material

AFL-05-23 (07/08/2005) - SNFs, SNF In-House Training Programs, Nurse Assistant Training Schools, Home Health Agencies, Home Health Aide Training Programs, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled,  ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled/Habilitative, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled/Nursing, General Acute Care Hospitals, General Acute Care Hospitals/Distinct Parts, Adult Day Health CareAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Automated Dispensing Cabinets (also known as Automated Drug Delivery Systems)

AFL-12-06 (01/27/2012) - SNFs, ICFs, Nursing FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

 

A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bakersfield District Office: Relocation

AFL-11-22 (02/28/2011) - All Health Facilities Covered by the Bakersfield District OfficeAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Black Box WarningsSee Medication Safety:  Use of Medications with “Boxed Warnings”

 

Blood Glucose Testing

AFL-07-08 (03/23/2007) - ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-NursingAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Blood Stream Infections: Serratia Marcescens Blood Stream Infections Associated with Contaminated Magnesium Sulfate Solutions

AFL-05-10 (03/25/2005) -  Infection Control Practitioners, Hospital Administrators, Microbiology LaboratoriesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Born Alive Infants Protection Act of 2002/EMTALA

AFL-05-29 (06/20/2005) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Brain Death Policy

AFL-08-37 (01/20/2009) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

BreachSee Privacy Breach

 

Broadband Transmission

AFL-08-35 (11/18/2008) - SNFs, Home Health Agencies, Swing Bed HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Budget Act Impact on Fiscal Year 2010-2011 Health Facility License Renewal Notices and Assessment of Late Payment Penalties

AFL-10-37 (10/27/2010) - All Licensed Health Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Budget Impasse

Altered or Suspension of Operations

AFL-07-22 (08/03/2007) – Adult Day Health CentersAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Impact  to Licensed and Certified Facilities

AFL-08-28 (09/09/2008) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special Hospitals, Long Term Health Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

 

A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CalHEART

New Online California Healthcare Event and Reporting Tool (CalHEART)

AFL-13-12 (02/11/2013) - All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

California Department of Health Care Services, Medi-Cal Provider Agreement (Institutional Provider), Form DHCS 9098 and Instruction Page

AFL-10-11 (07/23/2010) - All Licensed Health Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

California Forging Major Campaign to Improve Dementia Care and Reduce Unnecessary Antipsychotic Drug Use in Nursing Homes

AFL-12-56 (11/27/2012) - SNFs, Nursing FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Space

Program Flexibility

AFL-11-30 (11/02/2011) (revises & supersedes AFL-11-04) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-11-04 (02/16/2011) (revises & supersedes AFL-10-13) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Use

AFL-10-13 (07/15/2010) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

CDPH Emergency After-Hours Contacts – CDPH Poster

AFL-06-22 (07/24/2006) – Long Term CareAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Centralized Applications Unit

License Renewals – Implementation of Centralized Processing and New Fee Schedule

AFL-06-26 (09/14/2006) – All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Website

AFL-05-13(04/19/2005) - SNFs, Nursing Facilities, ICFs, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled/Nursing, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled/Habilitative, All ClinicsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Centralized Hospital Packaging Pharmacy

AFL-12-48 (12/20/2012) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Charity Care Notice Language Requirements

AFL-11-54 (10/27/2011) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Chico District Office: Relocation

AFL-09-15 (04/23/2009) - All Health Facilities Covered by the Chico District OfficeAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Citations

Posting Citations

AFL-14-04 (01/09/2014) - Skilled Nursing Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities/Developmentally Disabled, Intermediate Care Facilities/Developmentally Disabled - Habilitative, Intermediate Care Facilities/Developmentally Disabled - Nursing, Intermediate Care Facilities/Developmentally Disabled - Continuous Nursing, Congregate Living Health Facilities, Nursing Facilities, Pediatric Day Health and Respite care FacilityAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Clinics – See also Licensure

Licensing: Clinic Corporations and Affiliate Clinics

AFL-11-17 (06/24/2011) - Primary Care ClinicsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-08-42 (01/23/2009) - Primary Care ClinicsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Licensure of Exempt Clinics under Health and Safety Code 1206

AFL-07-20 (08/20/2007) (Revision of AFL-07-17)– Surgical ClinicsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-07-17 (06/15/2007) - Community Clinics, Free Clinics, Surgical Clinics, Chronic Dialysis Clinics, Rehabilitation Clinics, Alternative Birthing CentersAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Outpatient Clinic Supplemental Service

AFL- 09-48 (01/14/2010) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Primary Care Clinics, Building Codes and Abortion Services (AB 980)

AFL-13-33 (12/18/2013) - All Primary Care ClinicsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Submitting Verification of Accreditation (AB 297)

AFL-13-30 (11/22/2013) - Primary Care ClinicsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Clostridium difficile- positive patients:  Placement of Patients in SNFs

AFL-11-27 (03/25/2011) (revises & supersedes AFL-10-21) - SNFs, General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-10-21 (08/19/2010) - SNFs, General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Closure, Elimination or Relocation of Supplemental Services; and Downgrades and Closures of Emergency Departments: Required Notice

AFL-11-24 (03/17/2011) (revises & supersedes AFL-10-28) -  General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-08-47 (12/30/2008) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Closure, Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Requirements for Skilled Nursing Facilities and Nursing Facilities; Notice of Closure

AFL-12-18 (06/01/2012) - SNFs, Nursing FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Closure, Notice of Facility Closure and Elimination or Relocation of Supplemental Services

AFL-10-28 (11/12/2010) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

CMS Categorical Waivers

AFL-14-01 (01-06-2014) - All Hospitals, Intermediate Care Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities/ Developmentally Disabled, Skilled Nursing FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Collection of Hospital-Based Outpatient Clinics Providing Primary Care Services Information

AFL-10-02 (03/04/2010) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Computer Specifications: Updated

AFL-05-15 (06/27/2005) - Nursing Facilities, Home Health AgenciesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Congregate Living Health Facilities (CLHFs)

Diagnostic Admission Requirements at CLHFs

AFL-14-08 (02/21/2014) - Congregate Living Health FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Connection Ports

Prohibitions

AFL-09-41 (11/19/2009) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special Hospitals, Skilled Nursing FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Patient Safety Plans and Tube Connection Restrictions

AFL-09-01 (12/30/2008) - Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, General Acute Care Hospitals, SNFs, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Continuing Education: Implementation of On-line In-Service and Continuing Ed Training For CNAs

AFL-07-05 (02/16/2007) - SNFs, ICFs, CNA Continuing Education ProgramsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Contracts of Admission – See Standard Admission Agreement

 

CORF Locations: Request for Identification

AFL-13-34 (12/18/2013) - All Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-12-20 (04/02/2012) - All Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-10-15 (05/27/2010) - All Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

County Health Department Inspections of Health Facility Kitchens

 AFL-11-48 (12/30/2011) - All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Criminal Record Clearance

AFL-08-27 (11/03/2008) - All Health Facilities, Skilled Nursing In-House Training Programs, Nurse Assistant Training Schools, Home Health Aide Training ProgramsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

AFL-08-08 (10/24/2008) - ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled-NursingAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Curlin Intravenous Administration SetsSee Recall, Curlin Intravenous Administration Sets

 

 

A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Daly City District Office: New Name and Relocation

AFL-12-09 (01/20/2012) - All Health Facilities Covered by the Daly City District OfficeAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Death Reporting Requirements – See Restraint/Seclusion Death Reporting Requirements 

 

Decubitis – See Pressure Ulcers: Mandated Reporting of Staging of Pressure Ulcers

 

Delays in Licensure Application and Initial Surveys

AFL-05-46 (12/12/2005) - All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new browser window

 

Dementia Care

California Continuing Campaign to Improve Dementia Care and Reduce Unnecessary Antipsychotic Drug Use in Nursing Homes
AFL-13-25 (11/18/2013) -  Skilled Nursing Facilities, Nursing Adobe PDFOpens a new browser window

 

Denial of Payment for New Admissions for Opportunity to Correct Enforcement Actions in Nursing Homes, Policy Change for Imposition

AFL-10-19 (07/21/2010) - SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Department of Justice – See Live Scan: Dept. of Justice Live Scan Only Requirement Effective July 1, 2005

 

Dialysis Services in Long Term Care Facilities

AFL-07-23 (08/16/2007) - SNF Administrators, SNF-Distinct Part-Administrators, End Stage Renal Dialysis Clinic Administrators, Chronic Dialysis Clinic AdministratorsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-07-13 (06/13/2007) – SNF Administrators, SNF-Distinct Part AdministratorsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Diesel Generators

AFL-11-09 (01/18/2011) Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, General Acute Care Hospitals, ICFs, ICFs/Developmentally Disabled, SNFs, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

AFL-08-43 (01/26/2009) - Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, General Acute Care Hospitals, ICFs, ICFs/Developmentally Disabled, SNFs, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Diet Manual

Dietetic Service Operations Staffing and Supervision

AFL-08-36 (12/10/2008) - SNFs, General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, ICFs, Special Hospitals and Nursing FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-08-24 (07/31/08) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, SNFs, Correctional Treatment Centers, ICFs, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled -HabilitativeAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-06-05 (06/12/2006) - SNFs, Community Colleges with State-Approved ProgramsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Discharge Planning: Hospital Policies

AFL-09-09 (03/23/2009) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Disaster - See Emergency: Reporting Emergency or Disaster-related Occurrences; Increased Patient Accommodations Due to Seasonal or Unexpected High Patient Influx; External Disaster Plans: Requirements for Implementation and Essential Plan Elements

 

Disaster Preparedness Plan Tools and Suggested Websites

AFL-07-31 (10/24/2007) - SNFs, Congregate Living Health Facilities, ICFs, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-NursingAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Discharge/Transfer Procedures and Residents’ Rights

AFL-07-12 (07/12/2007) – SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Do Not Resuscitate: See Pre-Hospital Do Not Resuscitate Forms

 

Drop Sites

AFL-05-09(03/23/2005) - Home Health AgenciesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Drug Repository and Distribution Programs (RDPs), Opportunities to Participate

AFL-12-45 (12/07/2012) – Primary Care Clinics, General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, SNFs, ICFs, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Nursing, Correction Treatment Centers, Chemical Dependency Recovery HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Dual Enforcement, Newly Implemented

AFL-10-17 (07/19/2010) - All Long Term Care Health FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

 

A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act, Revised Mandated Reporter Reporting

AFL-12-50 (12/19/2012) - Adult Day Health Center, Congregate Living Health Facility, Intermediate Care Facility, Intermediate Care Facility-Developmentally Disabled, Intermediate Care Facility-Developmentally Disabled-Continuous Nursing, Intermediate Care Facility-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, Intermediate Care Facility-Developmentally Disabled-Nursing, Nursing Facility, Skilled Nursing FacilityAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Elder Justice Act Reporting Requirements

AFL-12-01 (03/23/2012) (revises AFL-11-40) - Long-Term Health Care Facilities, HospicesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-11-40 (11/10/2011) - All Long-Term Health Care Facilities, All HospicesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Electronic Delivery of All Facility Letters

AFL-10-06 (04/14/2010) - All Licensed Health Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Emergency: Reporting Emergency or Disaster-related Occurrences

AFL-06-27 (08/20/2007) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, SNFs, Chemical Dependency Recovery Hospitals, Congregate Living Health Facilities, ICFs, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-NursingAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Emergency Department – See Closure, Elimination or Relocation of Supplemental Services; and Downgrades and Closures of Emergency Departments: Required Notice

 

Emergency Medications

Storage and Use

AFL-05-02 (02/01/2005) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Supply Kits

AFL-10-03 (02/11/2010) – SNFs, ICFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-09-46 (12/30/2009) - SNFs, ICFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Employee Impersonation, Notice of CDPH and DOJ

AFL-13-01 (02/27/2013) - All Health Care Facilities and Providers Adobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Employee Records

AFL-12-24 (05/15/2012) - Skilled Nursing FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

EMTALA - See also Psychiatric Emergency Medical Conditions

Born Alive Infants Protection Act of 2002 – See Born Alive Infants Protection Act of 2002/EMTALA

 

Requirements and Options for Hospitals in a Disaster / Disaster and Emergency Response and Medical Screening Exams

AFL-09-37 (10/20/2009) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

"Parking" of Emergency Medical Service Patients in Hospitals

AFL-07-04 (06/28/2007) – General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

End-Of-Life Care

AFL-08-44 (01/28/2009) - All Health FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Energy: Healthcare Facility Enrollment in Public Utility Commission Energy Conservation Programs for Central Air Conditioning Use

AFL-07-24 (11/06/2007) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, SNFs, Congregate Living Health Facilities, ICFs, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Nursing, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Mentally Retarded, Adult Day Health CentersAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Enhanced Standard Precautions (ESP) for Long-Term Care Facilities

AFL-10-27 (09/07/2010) – Long-Term Care Health Facilities, General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Entity-Reported Incidents (ERIs)

Licensing and Certification Program (L&C) District Office Contact for Entity-Reported Incidents (ERIs) and Complaints

AFL-13-21 (08/23/2013) - All Adult Day Health Centers (ADHCs)Adobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Exemption of Small-Capacity ICF/DD-Hs, ICF/DD-Ns, and ICF/DD-CNs from the California Retail Food Code

AFL-12-53 (11/30/2012) - All Intermediate Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

External Disaster Plans: Requirements for Implementation and Essential Plan Elements

(Attachments to AFL: Hot Weather Advisory; CDPH Emergency After-Hours Contacts – CDPH Poster; Safety In a Power Outage – CDC Poster)

AFL-06-22 (07/24/2006) – Long Term CareAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Fee Schedule

Proposed Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Annual Fee Report on Health Facility Licensing Fees and Nursing Home Administrator Program Fees

AFL-14-07 (02/14/2014) - All Health Care Facilities Licensed under California Health and Safety Code Section 1266 and Nursing Home Administrators Licensed under California Health and Safety Code Section 1413.36Adobe PDFOpens a new window in browser. 

 

Fiscal Year (FY) 2013-2014 License Renewal Fee Schedule Notification

AFL-13-18 (07/11/2013) - All Health Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Proposed Fiscal Year 2013/14 Health Facility Licensing Fee Report

AFL-13-14 (02/05/2013) - All Health Facilities Licensed by the California Department of Public Health Licensing and Certification Program under California Health and Safety Code Section 1266Adobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Fiscal Year 2012-2013 License Renewal Fee Schedule

AFL-12-33 (07/09/2012) - All Facilities Licensed by CDPH L&C under Health & Safety Code Section 1266Adobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Proposed Fiscal Year 2012-2013 Health Facility Licensing Fee Report

AFL-12-21 (03/22/2012) - All Facilities Licensed by CDPH L&CAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Fiscal Year 2011-2012 License Renewal Fee

AFL-11-56 (11/04/2011) (revises AFL 11-41) - Home Health Agencies and Community Clinics or Free ClinicsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-11-41 (07/25/2011) – All Facilities Licensed by CDPH L&C under Health & Safety Code Section 1266Adobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Proposed Fiscal Year 2011-2012 Health Facility Licensing Fee Report

AFL-11-36 (06/07/2011) - All Facilities Licensed by CDPH L&C under Health and Safety Code Section 1266Adobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

License Application Fee

AFL-09-35 (11/23/2009) - All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Fiscal Year 2010-2011 License Renewal Fee Schedule

AFL-10-38 (10/27/2010) - All Licensed Health Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Fiscal Year 2009-2010 License Renewal Fee Schedule

AFL-09-25 (07/21/2009) - All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Fiscal Year 2008-2009 License Renewal Fee Schedule

AFL-08-26 (10/06/2008) - All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Fiscal Year 2007-2008 License Renewal Fee Schedule

AFL-07-15 (09/07/2007) – All Health FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Fiscal Year 2006-2007 License Renewal Fee Schedule

AFL-06-17 (06-28-06) – All Facilities Licensed by CDPH L&CAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Alignment of Licensing Fees with Impact to Initial, Renewals, Change of Ownership (CHOW) and Provisional to Permanent Licensure

AFL-07-14 (05/24/2007) – All Health FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

 

License Renewals – Implementation of Centralized Processing and New Fee Schedule

AFL-06-26 (09/14/2006) – All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Fingerprint Clearance Requirements for Owners, Administrators, and Administrator’s Designee

AFL-11-62 (12/30/2011) (revises AFL- 11-53) - Home Health AgenciesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-11-53 (11/01/2011) - Home Health AgenciesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-11-06 (01/06/2011) - Home Health AgenciesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Fingerprinting: Responsibility for Nurse Assistant Electronic Fingerprinting

AFL-06-29 (10/11/2006) (follow up to AFL-06-18) – All Facilities - Skilled Nursing In-House Training Programs, Nurse Assistant Training SchoolsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

AFL-06-18 (08/18/2006) - All Facilities, Skilled Nursing In-House Training Programs, Nurse Assistant Training Schools, CNAsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Fire Safety: Adoption of New Requirement (regarding smoke detectors)

AFL-05-18 (04/28/2005) - SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Five Star Rating System

Launch on the Nursing Home Compare Website

AFL-08-40 (12/08/2008) - SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Posting Requirement, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

AFL-10-49 (12/27/2010) - SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-10-05 (03/01/2010) - SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

FluSee Influenza

 

Fungal Meningitis Outbreak: Additional Patient Notification Advised

AFL-12-43 (10/26/2012) - All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

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Gastroenteritis: Prevention and Control of Viral Gastroenteritis in Long-Term Care Facilities

AFL-06-32 (10/31/2006) - SNFs, ICFs, General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Nursing, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, Correctional Treatment Centers, Congregate Living Health Facilities, Department of Social ServicesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

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H & P Industries, Inc., the Manufacturer of Povidine/Povidone-Iodine Prep Pads: RecallSee Recall: H & P Industries, Inc., the Manufacturer of Povidine/Povidone-Iodine Prep Pads

 

HIV: CDPH Support of Routine HIV Screening in Medical Settings

AFL-09-10 (04/06/2009) - All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

H1N1 InfluenzaSee Influenza

 

Hemodialysis – See also Dialysis Services in Long Term Care Facilities

CHT Initial/Renewal Application Form HS 283 F, New CHT Certification Requirements

AFL-09-43 (11/24/2009) - End Stage Renal Disease Clinics, Certified Hemodialysis Technicians, Hemodialysis Training ProgramsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Certified Hemodialysis Technician (CHT) or Patient Care Technician (PCT) Certification

AFL-08-30 (11/03/2008) - Certified Hemodialysis Technician, End Stage Renal Dialysis Clinic, Hemodialysis Training ProgramsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Heparin - See Recall: Heparin

 

Hepatitis B Prophylaxis - See Prenatal Hepatitis B Prophylaxis

 

Home Health Agency and Hospice Applications

Processing

AFL-11-34 (06/10/2011) - All Home Health Agencies and Hospices within the Los Angeles District OfficeAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Centralization of Applications

AFL-09-30 (08/13/2009) - Home Health AgenciesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Home Health Agency Patients Receiving Chore Services-Exclusively

AFL-05-08(03/23/2005) - Home Health AgenciesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Home Health and Hospice Providers

The Processing of all Home Health Agency and Hospice Provider Applications

AFL-13-16 (06/21/2013) - Home Health Agencies Hospice ProvidersAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Hospice Facility

New Health Facility Category: Hospice Facility

AFL-13-05 (05/01/2013) - All Licensed Health Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Hospice Service Recommendations for the ICF/DD, ICF/DD-H and ICF/DD-N Facility

AFL-07-27 (09/27/2007) - ICFs-Developmentally Disabled, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-NursingAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Hospital Acquired Infections – See also Infection Control; Surgical Site Infections

New Regulatory Requirements for Compliance with S.B. 739 – Joining CDPH Group, CLIP Reporting

AFL-08-10 (04/22/2008) – General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Mandated Use of NHSN to Comply with S.B. 739 on the Reporting of Hospital Acquired Infections Process Measures

AFL-07-37 (11/27/2007) – General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Compliance with S.B. 739

AFL-07-06 (03/01/2007) – General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Hot Summer Weather Advisory

AFL-13-10 (05/03/2013) - All Health Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-12-25 (05/06/2012) - All Health Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-11-37 (06/17/2011) - All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-10-18 (06/28/2010) - All Long-Term Care Health FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-09-14 (06/05/2009) - All Long-Term Care Health FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-08-15 (05/16/2008) - Long Term CareAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-07-11 (05/31/2007) - All Long Term Care Health FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-06-22 (07/24/2006) – Long Term CareAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-06-14 (06/23/2006) – Long Term CareAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-05-19 (06/17/2005) - Long Term Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Human Immunodeficiency VirusSee HIV

 

Human Trafficking

Public Posting Requirements
AFL-13-26 (12/22/2013) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Primary Care ClinicsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.


 

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Identification for CDHS L&C Surveyors – See Surveyors: Identification for CDHS L&C Surveyors

 

Identification of Extension Locations Annual Report

AFL-11-10 (01/06/2011) (revises & supersedes AFL-10-14) - All Rehabilitation Agencies (OPT/OSP)Adobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-10-14 (05/27/2010) – All Rehabilitations Agencies (OPT/OSP)Adobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Immediate Jeopardy Penalties – See Penalties

 

Incompatible Line Connectors, Implementation Date Extension

AFL-12-46 (11/01/2012) – General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, SNFs, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Increased Patient Accommodations Due to Seasonal or Unexpected High Patient Influx

AFL-06-33 (12/20/2006) (replaces AFL-04-28) – General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Independent Informal Dispute Resolutions

AFL-12-22 (09/17/2012) - Skilled Nursing Facilities, Nursing FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Infant Safe Surrender Requirements

AFL-11-07 (06/06/2011) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Infection Control

Pre-Notice Meeting for Regulations Governing Infection Control and Prevention

AFL-10-51 (12/27/2010) - All Licensed Health Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

S.B. 1058, S.B. 158 - Medical Facility Infection Control and Prevention ActSee also Hospital Acquired Infections; Surgical Site Infections

AFL-09-07 (01/21/2009) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Informed Consent

Verify Informed Consent for Psychotherapeutic Drugs Before Hospitalized Patients are Transferred to Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs)

AFL-14-05 (01/27/2014) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

Antipsychotic Medication

AFL-13-38 (12/31/2014) - SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-09-12 (06/04/2009) – SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Psychotherapeutic Drugs, Physical Restraints, Prolonged Use of a Device

AFL-11-31 (04/14/2011) - SNFs (Questions and Answers)Adobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-11-08 (01/07/2011) – SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Influenza

Control of Influenza in Long Term Healthcare Facilities

AFL-05-40 (10/14/2005) - Facility AdministratorsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Influenza A (H7N9) Virus - Health Alert

AFL-13-09 (04/25/2013) - All Health Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

H1N1 Influenza

1135 Waiver Process – Waiver of Specified Federal Requirements During Public Health Emergency (H1N1)

AFL-09-53 (11/12/09) – All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Infection Control Recommendations for Hospitalized Patients

AFL-09-19 (05/13/2009) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-09-16 (04/29/2009) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-09-18 (04/29/2009) - All ClinicsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Infection Control Recommendations in Long Term Healthcare Settings

AFL-09-20 (05/13/2009) - Long-Term Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Infection Control Recommendations in an Outpatient Setting

AFL-09-21 (05/13/2009) - All Clinics, All Home Health Agencies, All Ambulatory Surgery Centers, All End State Renal Dialysis, All Chronic Dialysis ClinicsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Q&A for Long-Term Care Facilities

AFL-09-17 (04 /29/2009) - Long-Term Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

H1N1 Response

AFL-09-39 (10/30/2009) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

H1N1 Vaccination Requirements

AFL-09-29 (10/01/2009) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-09-32 (10/01/2009) - Nursing Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Intermediate Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Prevention, Detection and Control in Long-Term Care Facilities

AFL-08-33 (11/03/2008) - SNFs, General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special Hospitals, ICFs, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled -Habilitative, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled -Nursing, Correctional Treatment Centers, Congregate Living Health Facilities, Department of Social ServicesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

AFL-07-34 (11/13/2007) - SNFs, General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, State Hospitals, ICFs, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Nursing, Correctional Treatment Centers, Congregate Living Health FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

AFL-06-31 (10/31/2006) - SNFs, ICF, General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Nursing, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, Correctional Treatment Centers, Congregate Living Health Facilities, Department of Social ServicesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Reporting Influenza Vaccination/Declination of Employees and Healthcare Personnel

AFL-10-35 (10/14/2010) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-10-29 (09/16/2010) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-08-17 (09/16/2008) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Revised Procedures for Mandated Reporting of Healthcare Personnel Influenza Vaccination

AFL-13-02 (03/01/2013) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Standing Orders for Influenza Pneumococcal Immunizations

AFL-06-34 (11/09/2006) – SNFs, ICFs, ICF-Developmentally Disabled, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Nursing, Correctional Treatment Centers, Facility Administrators, Infection Control ProfessionalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Interpreters See Language Assistance Services

 

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Joint Commission Survey Reports

AFL-11-12 (02/14/2011) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

A B C D E F G H I J K L M
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Kitchens: County Health Department Inspections of Health Facility Kitchens

AFL-11-48 (12/30/2011) - All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

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Language Assistance Services – See also Charity Care Notice Language Requirements

AFL-12-16 (05/11/2012) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-08-04 (02/04/2008) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Laryngoscopes – See Reprocessing: Inadequate Reprocessing of Semicritical Instruments: Recommendations for Reprocessing of Rigid Laryngoscopes

 

License Renewal Fee Schedule – See Fee Schedule: License Renewal

 

License Renewals – Implementation of Centralized Processing and New Fee Schedule

AFL-06-26 (09/14/2006) – All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Licensee Orientation

AFL-11-11 (01/18/2011) - ICF/Developmentally Disabled - Habilitative, ICF/Developmentally Disabled – NursingAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Licensing and Certification Program

New Collection Address for Program Enforcement Penalties
AFL-13-27 (11/22/2013) - All Health FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Licensure

Application and Initial Surveys: Delays - See Delays in Licensure Application and Initial Surveys

 

Clinics – See Clinics

 

Changes in Adult Day Health Care Center (ADHC) Licensure

AFL-12-07 (02/23/2012) - Adult Day Health Care CentersAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Granting Waivers for Professional Licensure

AFl-12-37 (09/11/2012) (revises AFL-09-08 ) - All State and Other Governmental Health Facilities Licensed by the CDPH Center for Health Care Quality, Licensing and Certification ProgramAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-09-08 (03/03/2009) - All State and Other Governmental Health Facilities Licensed by the CDPH Center for Health Care Quality, Licensing and Certification ProgramAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Nursing Home Administrator Licensing Fees

AFL-12-51 (12/15/2012) - Nursing Home Administrators of: ICFs; ICF -Developmentally Disabled; ICF - Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative; ICF - Developmentally Disabled-Nursing; Nursing Facilities; SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Updated Licensing Definitions and Medi-Cal Reimbursement Changes

AFL-08-45 (03/17/2009) - Adult Day Health Care CentersAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Wholesale/Dispensary Licenses

AFL-12-44 (11/20/2012) - Ambulatory Surgical CentersAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Lighting: Installation of Emergency Lighting and the Replacement of Existing Roller Latches in Corridor Doors: Upcoming Compliance Date

AFL-06-12 (06/13/2006) – SNFs, ICFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Live Scan: Dept. of Justice Live Scan Only Requirement Effective July 1, 2005

AFL-05-21 (06/21/2005) - SNFs, Home Health Agency,  Nurse Assistant Training Schools, Adult Day Health Centers, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled/Habilitative, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled/NursingAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

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Magnesium Sulfate Solutions: Serratia Marcescens Blood Stream Infections Associated with Contaminated Magnesium Sulfate Solutions – See Blood Stream Infections

 

Management Companies That Assume Operational Control of a General Acute Care Hospital, Acute Psychiatric Hospital or Special Hospital: Application Required

AFL-07-32 (11/29/2007) - Licensees of: General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, State HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Medi-Cal Provider

Preventable Conditions Reporting Guidance

AFL-13-04 (03/14/2013) - All Licensed and Certified Facilities, Clinics or AgenciesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Voluntary Inpatient Detoxification - Expanded Medi-Cal Benefit

AFL-14-10 (03/26/2014) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser. 

 

Medicare Certification Surveys - See Surveys, Medicare Certification Surveys

 

Medication Error Reduction Plans (MERP): Survey Process

AFL-09-31 (08/10/2009) - Change in Process - General Acute Care Hospitals, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-08-39 (12/09/2008) - General Acute Care Hospitals and Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Implementation of Senate Bills 1875/801 Facility Plan to Eliminate or Substantially Reduce Medication - Related Errors

AFL-08-12 (03/28/2008) - General Acute Care Hospitals, State HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Medication Safety – See also Emergency Medications

Donating Unused Medications

AFL-10-12 (06/28/2010) - SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Multi-Dose Medication and Reuse of Syringes: A Patient Safety Threat in Your Facility?

AFL-08-11 (03/27/2008) - All Licensed Healthcare Facilities, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Specialty Care Clinics, Primary Care ClinicsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Storage of Medications Requiring Refrigeration

AFL-09-56 (12/31/2009) - All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Use of Medications with “Boxed Warnings”

AFL-07-33 (11/05/2007) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Medications: See Emergency Medications: Storage and Use

 

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-Health Alert

AFL-13-13 (05/29/2013) - All Health FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Health Alert Update - Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus

AFL-13-23 (10/22/2013) - All Health FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Minimum Data Set (MDS)

3.0 “Section S” and the Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST)

AFL-10-25 (10/21/2010) – SNFs, Nursing Facilities, ICFs, Swing Bed HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

3.0 “Section S” Submission and Coding Issues

AFL-10-42 (11/16/2010) - SNFs, Nursing Facilities, ICFs, Swing Bed HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

3.0 “Section S” Submission and Coding Updates

AFL-11-26 (03/28/2011) - SNFs, Nursing Facilities, ICF, Swing Bed HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

California MDS Nuggets Newsletter

AFL-14-06 (01/27/2014) - SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-13-20 (07/26/2013) - Skilled Nursing Facilities for MDS Coordinators, Directors of Nursing and AdministratorsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-12-57 (12/28/2012) - SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-12-27 (05/31/2012) - SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-12-12 (02/06/2012) - SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-11-44 (07/25/2011) – SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Discharge Assessments That Have Not Been Completed and/or Submitted, Minimum Data Set (MDS)

AFL-13-22 (09/13/2013) - Certified Skilled Nursing Facilities, Certified Nursing FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Local Contact Agencies

AFL-12-29 (05/31/12) – All Certified Long Term Health Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

MDS/Oasis System Security: Temporary Disruption of MDS/OASIS Data Transmissions Systems Security Info May 2006

AFL-06-08 (05/16/2006) - Home Health Agencies, SNFs, Nursing FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Release of Long Term Care MDS Data to State Medicaid Agencies

AFL-05-26 (06/23/2005) - Skilled Nursing Facilities, Nursing Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities/Nursing Facilities, Hospital Swing BedsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Mobile Health Care Units: Site Reporting Requirements

AFL-08-48 (12/30/2008) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Primary Care ClinicsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

MRSA Article: Urging All Healthcare Facilities to Develop New or Review Existing Policies and Procedures on the Prevention and Control of Antibiotic Resistant Organisms in Your Facility

AFL-07-29 (10/24/2007) -   All Health FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

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National Health Care Safety Network (NHSN)

Revised Requirements for Reporting to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) National Health Care Safety Network (NHSN)

AFL-13-03 (03/04/2013) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

Nurse-to-Patient Ratio Regulations

Changes to the Minimum Licensed Nurse-To-Patient Ratios Effective January 1, 2008

AFL-07-26 (10/01/2007) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Correction Notification on 22 CCR 70217: Enforcement of Licensed Nurse-to-Patient Ratio Regulations in General Acute Care Hospitals

AFL-05-36 (09/20/2005) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Clarification of Nurse-to-Patient Ratio Regulations Now in Effect for GACHs

AFL-05-31 (08/16/2005) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Licensed Nurse-to-Patient Ratio Regulations

AFL-05-04 (02/17/2005) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Licensed Nurse-to-Patient Ratios for Inpatient Rehabilitation Units

AFL-08-07 (03/14/2008) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Skilled Nursing Facilities

AFL-09-47 (12/30/2009) - SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Nursing Home Administrator

Nursing Home Administrator Program Fees

AFL-13-24 (10/24/2013) - Nursing Home AdministratorsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

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Optional Services and Posting of Licenses

AFL-13-19 (07/23/2013) - Skilled Nursing FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Orange County District Office, Relocation

AFL-10-40 (11/02/2010) - All Licensed Health Facilities Covered by the Orange County District OfficeAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Outpatient Physical Therapy/Speech Pathology Provider (OPT/OSP)

Annual Request for Address(es) of Outpatient Physical Therapy/Speech Pathology Provider (OPT/OSP) Facilities and Extension Locations and Relocations or Terminations of OPT/OSP Facilities

AFL-14-03 (01/07/2014) - All Rehabilitation Agencies (OPT/OSPs)Adobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

 

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PACE See Programs for All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly

 

Patient Abuse Protection

Patient Abuse Protection in Developmental Centers and State Hospitals

AFL-14-02 (01/06/2014) - Developmental Centers, State HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

Patient Health

Diet Manuals, Orders and Menus Must Meet Patient's Nutritional Needs and Disaster Menu Planning

AFL-13-11 (05/24/2013) - All Health Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Patient Safety: Protecting the Safety of All Nursing Facility Residents

AFL-05-03 (02/09/2005) - All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Patient Safety Licensing Survey

AFL- 11-01 (01/03/2011) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-10-10 (07/19/2010) – General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Patient Safety PlanSee Connection Ports

 

Patient Transfer

Non-Medical Reasons: Notification

AFL-13-37 (12/30/2013) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Payers Bill of Rights: Senate Bill 1627

AFL-05-01 (01/20/2005) - All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Penalties

Administrative Penalties Regulations Effective April 1, 2014

AFL-14-09 (03/05/2014) - Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, General Acute Care Hospitals, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

Penalties - See also Appeal Procedures for Penalties Issued Pursuant to Section 14126.022 of the Welfare and Institutions Code (Quality and Accountability Penalties)

 

Citations and Postings

AFL-09-45 (12/08/2009) - Long-Term Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Hospital Administrative Penalties for Immediate Jeopardy Violations

AFL-09-02 (01/20/2009) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-07-19 (07/02/2007) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Increase in Class “B” Citation Penalties, Elimination of Citation Review Conference (CRC) Process, and Recommendations of Federal Enforcement Remedies

AFL-12-08 (03/14/2012) - Long Term Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Pre-Notice Meeting for Regulations Governing Administrative Penalties and Adverse Events

AFL-10-44 (12/01/2010) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-10-31 (10/01/2010) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

New Administrative Penalties Regulations Effective April 1, 2014

AFL-14-09 (03/05/2014) - Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, General Acute Care Hospitals, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser. 
AttachmentAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser. 

 

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)

Elective PCI Pilot Program

AFL-09-06 (02/06/2009) - General Acute Care Hospitals (Equipped with Cardiac Catheter Laboratories)Adobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Call for Letters of Intent to Apply for Elective PCI Pilot Program

AFL-09-33 (09/10/2009) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Elective PCI Pilot Program Application, PCI Application FAQs, call for applications to participate in the Elective PCI Pilot Program

AFL-09-54  (12/01/2009) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Prenatal Hepatitis B Prophylaxis (revised)

AFL-11-05 (03/16/2011) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Pertussis (AKA Whooping Cough) Epidemic – Health Alert

AFL-10-24 (08/03/2010) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Physical Therapy/Speech Pathology Providers, Outpatient (OPT/SP): Request for Annual Identification of Facilities and Extension Locations and Relocations or Terminations of OPT/SP Facilities

AFL-12-19 (04/02/2012) - All Rehabilitation Agencies (OPT/SPs)Adobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Placement of Patients with Positive Clostridium difficile Tests in SNFsSee Clostridium difficile-postitive Patients: Placement of Patients in SNFs

 

POLST (Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment)

AFL-09-27 (12/07/2009) - Skilled Nursing Facilities, Nursing FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-08-29 (10/08/2008) - All Health FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Povidine/Povidone-Iodine Prep Pads - See Recall: H & P Industries, Inc., the Manufacturer of Povidine/Povidone-Iodine Prep Pads

 

Power Outage: CDC Poster, “Safety In a Power Outage”

AFL-06-22 (07/24/2006) – Long Term CareAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Pre-Hospital Do Not Resuscitate Forms

Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Advance Directives for EMSA

AFL-05-24 (06/15/2005) - Long Term Care facilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Pressure Ulcers

Clarification for Reporting of Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcers (HAPU)

AFL-10-01 (03/01/2010) – General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Mandated Reporting of Staging of Pressure Ulcerssee also Adverse Events

AFL-08-09 (05/27/2008) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Preventable Conditions Reporting – Medi-Cal Provider               

AFL-12-38 (10/05/2012) – All Licensed and Certified Facilities, Clinics or AgenciesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Primary Care Clinic Corporations and Affiliate Clinic Licensing – See Clinics

 

Privacy Breach

Pre-Notice Meeting for Regulations Governing Medical Information Breaches

AFL-10-36 (10/27/2010) - All Licensed Health Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Reporting of Unauthorized Access or Disclosure of Patient Medical Information

AFL-09-38 (11/19/2009) - All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Unauthorized Access or Disclosure of Patient Medical Information

AFL-09-03 (07/29/2009) - Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Alternative Birth Centers, Chronic Dialysis Clinics, Congregate Living Health Facilities, Correctional Treatment Centers, General Acute Care Hospitals, Home Health Agencies, Hospices, ICFs, ICFs/Developmentally Disabled, ICFs/Developmentally Disabled – Habilitative, ICFs/Developmentally Disabled – Nursing, Primary Care Clinics, SNFs, Special Hospitals, Surgical ClinicsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Verification of Patient Notification Following a Breach

AFL-10-09 (11/05/2010) - Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Alternative Birth Centers, Chronic Dialysis Clinics, Congregate Living Health Facilities, Correctional Treatment Centers, General Acute Care Hospitals, Home Health Agencies, Hospices, ICFs, ICF/Developmentally Disabled, ICF/Developmentally Disabled – Habilitative, ICF/Developmentally Disabled – Nursing, Primary Care Clinics, SNFs, Special Hospitals, Surgical ClinicsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 
Procedural Sedation

Procedural Sedation Policies and Procedures

AFL-13-17 (07/05/2013) - General Acute Care Hospitals (GACH), Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC) Surgical ClinicsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Programs for All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly (PACE) Regulatory Exemptions

AFL-09-44 (12/30/2009) - Adult Day Health Centers, Home Health Agencies, Primary Care ClinicsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Program Flexibility

Home Health Agencies Nursing Experience Requirements

AFL-12-03 (03/26/2012) - All Home Health AgenciesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Procedure for Requesting Program Flexibility for the Use of Interferon Gamma Release Assay (IGRA) Blood Tests to Identify Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection in California Healthcare Workers

AFL-10-23 (09/13/2010) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, SNFs, ICFs, Home Health Agencies, Primary Care Clinics, Psychology Clinics, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled - Habilitative, Psychiatric Health Facilities, Adult Day Health Centers, Chemical Dependency Recovery HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Procedure for Requesting Program Flexibility for the Use of Quantiferon-TB Gold Blood Test

AFL-06-13 (06/09/2006) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, SNFs, ICFs, Home Health Agencies, Primary Care Clinics, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, Psychiatric Health Facilities, Adult Day Health Centers, Chemical Dependency Recovery HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Requests for Program Flex for ADHC Center Staff Qualifications & Documentation

AFL-08-01 (01/15/2008) - Adult Day Health CentersAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Request Procedures: Enforcement of Cal. Code of Regs. Title 24

State Facilities Unit, Program Flexibility Request Form

AFL-05-17 (05/17/2005) - Program Liaisons and Facility Standards & Compliance Coordinators for: California Youth Authority, California Department of Corrections, California Department of Mental Health, California Department of Veterans Affairs, California Department of Developmental Services, Los Angeles County JailAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Prophylaxis for Ophthalmia Neonatorum During Erythromycin (0.5%) Ophthalmic Ointment Shortage

AFL-09-36 (09/08/2009) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Alternative Birthing Clinics, Primary Care Hospitals, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Psychiatric Emergency Medical Conditions, Care and Treatment of

AFL-12-17 (05/17/2012) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-09-42 (11/23/2009) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

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Quality

Indicator Survey (QIS) Demonstration Project

AFL-06-25 (08/30/2006) – SNFs in San Diego/East Bay District Office AreasAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Working to Improve Quality in Nursing Homes

AFL-05-20 (06/21/2005) - SNFs, Nursing Facilities, ICFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

 

Quality and Accountability Penalties - See Appeal Procedures for Penalties Issued Pursuant to Section 14126.022 of the Welfare and Institutions Code (Quality and Accountability Penalties)

 

Quantiferon-TB Gold Blood Test – See Program Flexibility, Procedure for Requesting Program Flexibility for the Use of Quantiferon-TB Gold Blood Test

 

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Ratio Regulations – See Nurse-to-Patient Ratio Regulations

 

Recall

Abrams Royal Pharmacy, Voluntary Nationwide Recall

AFL-13-35 (12/24/2013) - All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Ameridose, All Products

AFL-12-52 (11/07/2012) - All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Curlin Intravenous Administration Sets

AFL-12-28 (05/25/2012) - All Health Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Environmental Test Systems’ SteriChek “Sensitive” Total Chloramines and Residual Chlorine Reagent Strips

AFL-08-25 (08/18/2008) - SNFs, General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Chronic Dialysis Clinics, End Stage Renal Dialysis Clinics, ICFs, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled -Habilitative, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled -NursingAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

H & P Industries, Inc., the Manufacturer of Povidine/Povidone-Iodine Prep Pads

AFL-11-28 (03/22/2011) – All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Heparin

AFL-08-14 (05/02/2008) - Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Chronic Dialysis Clinics, End Stage Renal Dialysis Clinics, General Acute Care Hospitals, ICFs, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, Is-Developmentally Disabled-Nursing, SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Hospira Injectable Drug Products; Visible Particulates from Defective Glass Vials

AFL-12-35 (07/16/2012) - All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Methylprednisolone Acetate Injections Related to Multistate Meningitis Outbreak

AFL-12-41.1 (10/15/2012) (revises AFL-12-41) - All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Triad Alcohol Prep Pads, Alcohol Swabs, and Alcohol Swabsticks

AFL-11-14 (01/11/2011) - All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Regulations

Pre-Notice Meeting for Regulations Governing General Acute Care Hospitals

AFL-10-45 (12/13/2010) – All Licensed Health Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Pre-Notice Meeting for Regulations Governing Infection Control and Prevention

AFL-10-51 (12/27/2010) - All Licensed Health Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Relocation

Bakersfield District OfficeSee Bakersfield District Office

Chico District Office – See Chico District Office

Daly City District Office – See Daly City District Office: New Name and Relocation

Orange County District Office – See Orange County District Office

Sacramento District Office – See Sacramento District Office

Santa Rosa / Redwood Coast District Office – See Santa Rosa / Redwood Coast District Office: Relocation

 

Reporting, Changes in Methods of Pursuant to SB 1058 and SB 739

AFL-10-07 (03/29/2010) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Reprocessing: Inadequate Reprocessing of Semicritical Instruments: Recommendations for Reprocessing of Rigid Laryngoscopes

AFL-07-09 (04/30/2007) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Correctional Treatment Centers, Surgical ClinicsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Residents’ Rights and Mandated Transfer and Discharge Procedures

AFL-07-12 (07/12/2007) - SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Restraint/Seclusion Death Reporting Requirements 

AFL-12-49 (12/07/2012) (revises AFL-12-34) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals with Psychiatric or Rehabilitative Distinct Part UnitsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-12-34 (08/10/2012) (supersedes AFL-12-23) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals with Psychiatric or Rehabilitative Distinct Part UnitsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-12-13 (04/26/2012) (revises AFL-09-23) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals with Psychiatric or Rehabilitative Distinct Part UnitsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-09-23 (08/03/2009) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Restraints, Physical: Clarification of Terms for Long Term Care Health Facilities

AFL-07-25 (09/28/2007) - Long Term Care Health FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Restraints, Physical: Reduction in Skilled Nursing Facilities

AFL-12-36 (09/25/2012) - Skilled Nursing FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Restructure of Department of Health Services: Implications

AFL-07-18 (07/03/2007) - SNFs, ICFs, General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, ICF-Developmentally Disabled, ICF-Developmentally Disabled-Nursing, ICF-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, Correctional Treatment Centers, Congregate Living Health Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Primary Care Clinics, Psychiatric Health Facilities, Adult Day Health Centers, Chemical Dependency Recovery Hospitals, Psychology Clinics, Pediatric Day Health and Respite Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Roller Latches: Installation of Emergency Lighting and the Replacement of Existing Roller Latches in Corridor Doors: Upcoming Compliance Date

AFL-06-12 (06/13/2006) – SNFs, ICFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

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Sacramento District Office, Relocation

AFL-09-22 (05/12/2009) - All Health Facilities Covered by the Sacramento District OfficeAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-07-41 (12/21/2007) – All Health Facilities Covered by the Sacramento District OfficeAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Safe Surrender Requirements - See Infant Safe Surrender Requirements

 

 

Santa Rosa / Redwood Coast District Office: Relocation

AFL-08-06 (02/22/2008) - Health Facilities for Santa Rosa/Redwood Coast District OfficeAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-07-40  (11/30/2007) – All State HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-07-39  (11/30/2007) - All Health Facilities Covered By The Santa Rosa / Redwood Coast District OfficeAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Scabies: Increased Scabies Outbreaks in Healthcare Facilities

AFL-07-36 (12/03/2007) – SNFs, General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, State Hospitals, ICFs, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Nursing, Correctional Treatment Centers, Congregate Living Health Facilities, Department of Social ServicesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Security Plans (Hospital)

AFL-09-49 (11/19/2009) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Serratia marcescens Blood Stream Infections Associated with Contaminated Magnesium Sulfate SolutionsSee Blood Stream Infections

 

Sleep Study Lab Staffing

AFL-12-10 (02/27/2012) (revises AFL 10-22) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-10-22 (10/18/2010) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-10-04 (04/06/2010) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Small House Skilled Nursing Facility

Establishment of the Small House Skilled Nursing Facility Pilot Program

AFL-03-07 (02/13/2013) - All Health Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Smoke: Health Advisory Issued Due to Wildfire Smoke

AFL-08-21 (06/30/2008) - All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Smoke Detectors – See Fire Safety: Adoption of New Requirement (regarding smoke detectors)

 

Special Focus Facilities

Removal of Facilities from Special Focus Facility List

AFL-06-10 (06/13/2006)Adobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-05-28 (06/13/2005)Adobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Revised List of Facilities as Special Focus Facility

AFL-05-27 (06/13/2005)Adobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Selection as Special Focus Facility

AFL-06-11 (06/13/2006)Adobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-06-09 (06/13/2006)Adobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-05-12 (04/19/2005)Adobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Specialized Contractual Services

AFL-08-31 (11/18/2008) - ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled -Habilitative, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled -NursingAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Speech Pathology – See Physical Therapy/Speech Pathology Providers, Outpatient (OPT/SP): Request for Annual Identification of Facilities and Extension Locations and Relocations or Terminations of OPT/SP Facilities

 

Staffing – See also Nurse-to-Patient Ratio Regulations

 

Staffing (SNFs, NFs, ICFs)

Guidelines for 3.2 Nursing Hours per Patient Day (NHPPD) Staffing Audits

AFL-11-19 (01/31/2011) – SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Rescission of AFL 10-33 - Guidelines for 3.2 Nursing Hours per Patient Day Staffing Audits

AFL-11-16 (01/13/2011) – SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Auditing: CDPH L & C Procedures for Auditing SNF Compliance with the 3.2 Nursing Hours Per Patient-Day Requirement

AFL-08-34 (12/11/2008) - SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-07-35 (11/19/2007) - SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Data Compliance Procedure to Evaluate Compliance w/HSC 1276.5 mandated by AB 1629

AFL-07-01 (01/15/2007) - SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Data Collection Procedure to Evaluate Compliance with Staffing Requirements

AFL-05-39 (03/06/2006) – SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Computation of Nursing Hours per Patient Day in Health Care Facilities

AFL-05-33 (11/08/2005) - SNFs, SNFs with Special Treatment Programs, ICFs, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled/Habilitative, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled/NursingAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Changes to Staffing Data on the Nursing Home Compare Website

AFL-05-16 (05/16/2005) - SNFs, Nursing Facilities, SNFs/Nursing FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Standard Admission Agreement         

Contracts of Admission

AFL-11-15 (01/31/2011) – SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Court Order regarding Standard Admission Agreement

AFL-06-30 (09/29/2006) – All FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-06-23 (08/17/2006) – SNFs, ICFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-05-42 (12/12/2005) - SNFs, ICFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Procedures for Modifying the Standard Admission Agreement

AFL-11-42 (09/19/2011) - All SNFs, All ICFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Resident Bill of Rights, Form CDPH 327 Attachment F 12-point font

AFL-12-39 (12/10/2012) - Skilled Nursing Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities, Nursing FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Standard Admission Agreement: Effective Date

AFL-11-55 (10/07/2011) - All SNFs, All ICFs, All Nursing FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Standing Orders for Influenza Pneumococcal ImmunizationsSee Influenza, Standing Orders for Influenza Pneumococcal Immunizations

 

Sterilization Consent Form (PM 284)

AFL-12-32 (09/31/2012) (Supersedes AFL-07-16) – All Licensed Health FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Storage and Use of Emergency Medications: See Emergency Medications: Storage and Use

 

Supplemental Services - See Closure, Elimination or Relocation of Supplemental Services; and Downgrades and Closures of Emergency Departments: Required Notice

 

Surge CapacitySee Increased Patient Accommodations Due to Seasonal or Unexpected High Patient Influx

 

Surgical Site Infections – See also Hospital Acquired Infections, Infection Control

Reporting Requirements: Pre-Notice Meeting for Regulations

AFL-11-38 (06/17/2011) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Requirements for Reporting Surgical Site Infections

AFL-12-15 (03/14/2012) (revises AFL-11-32) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-11-32 (04/27/2011) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

S.B. 1058: Changes in Method for Reporting Surgical Site Infections

AFL-11-23 (03/11/2011) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Surveys – See also Medication Error Reduction Plans (MERP): Survey Process

Federal Complaint Process and Plans of Correction

AFL-12-23 (05/22/2012) - All Certified Long-Term Care Facilities, as follows: SNFs (including Distinct Parts); ICFs (including Distinct Parts); ICFs/Developmentally Disabled; ICFs/Developmentally Disabled - Habilitative; ICFs/Developmentally Disabled - Nursing; ICFs/Developmentally Disabled - Continuous Nursing; Nursing FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Long Term Care Surveys Pursuant to SB 1312 (Alquist) Chapter 895 Statutes of 2006

AFL-07-07 (02/15/2007) - SNFs, ICFs, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Nursing, Congregate Living Health Facilities, Nursing Facilities, Pediatric Day Health and Respite Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Medicare Certification Surveys

AFL-09-26 (08/06/2009) - Ambulatory Surgical CentersAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-08-05 (03/25/2008) - All Health FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Surveyors: Identification for CDHS L&C Surveyors

AFL-05-05 (03/17/2005) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Suspension of Operations or Altered Operations During Budget Impasse – See Budget Impasse

 

Swine InfluenzaSee Influenza

 

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Tazers: Appropriate Use in Hospitals

AFL-07-03  (07/3/2007) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Tdap Vaccine: Use of Tdap Vaccine Instead of Td Vaccine in Emergency Departments and Urgent Care Clinics

AFL-11-51 (10/07/2011) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Primary Care ClinicsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Telemedicine Providers

AFL-12-05 (01/25/2012) (revises AFL-11-33) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-11-33 (08/03/2011) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Special HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Terrorism: Suggested Protective Measures for Hospitals

AFL-05-25 (06/09/2005) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Time-Limited Agreements

No Longer Certified Under Time-Limited Agreements

AFL-13-06 (04/15/2013) - Intermediate Care Facilities for the Intellectually DisabledAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Transfer/Discharge Procedures and Residents’ Rights

AFL-07-12 (07/12/2007) – SNFsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Transfer and Discharge Appeals and Refusal to Readmit Appeal Hearings to the Office of Administrative Hearing and Appeals, Change

AFL-10-20 (08/04/2010) - All Long-Term Care Health FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

TranslatorsSee Language Assistance Services

 

Triad Alcohol Products - See Recall: Triad Alcohol Prep Pads, Alcohol Swabs, and Alcohol Swabsticks

 

Tuberculin Skin Test Antigens

AFL-13-08 (04-22-2013) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Primary Care Clinics, Psychology Clinics, Intermediate Care Facilites for the Developmentally Disabled, Intermediate Care Facilites for the Developmentally Disabled - Habilitative, Psychiatric Health Facilites, Adult Day Health Centers, Chemical Dependency Recovery HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Tuberculoses

Regulatory changes to Tuberculoses Screening and Testing

AFL-13-15 (06/13/2013) - Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Adult Day Health Centers, Chemical Dependency Recovery Hospitals, Correctional treatment Centers, General Acute Care Hospitals, Home Health Agencies, Intermediate Care Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities/Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative Primary Care Clinics, Psychology Clinics, Skilled Nursing FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Tuberculosis:  Prevention and Control of TB in California Long Term Health Care Facilities

California Tuberculosis Control Association - Joint Guidelines

AFL-05-41 (10/25/2005) - Long Term Care FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

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Unusual Occurrences: Reporting Emergency or Disaster-related Occurrences – See Emergency: Reporting Emergency or Disaster-related Occurrences; See also Adverse Event Reporting

 

Use of Medical Assistants in Hospital Outpatient Clinics

AFL-12-47 (12/14/2012) - General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

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Website: CDPH Licensing & Certification Program Website

AFL-08-23 (12/23/2008) - Adult Day Health Care Centers, General Acute Care HospitalsAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

AFL-08-16 (08/08/2008) - SNFs, Nursing Facilities, ICFs, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled , ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled - Habilitative, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled - Nursing, Primary and Rural Health Clinics, HHA, Chronic Dialysis Clinics (End State Renal Disease)Adobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Website: Health Facility Consumer Information System Website, HFCIS Data Discrepancy Form

AFL-08-03 (01/24/2008) - Long Term CareAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

West Nile Recommendations for Long Term Care Facilities

AFL-05-11 (04/06/2005) - SNFs, ICFs, Congregate Living Health Facilities, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled/Habilitative, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled/Nursing, Correctional Treatment CentersAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

Winter Weather Emergency Preparedness Advisory

AFL-13-31 (12/05/2013) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Chemical Dependency Recovery Hospitals, Congregate Living Health Facilities, Correctional Treatment Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities for the Developmentally Disabled (IFC/DD), IFC/DD - Habilitative, ICF/DD - Nursing, IFC/DD - Continuous NursingAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

AFL-10-39 (10/26/2010) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, SNFs, Chemical Dependency Recovery Hospitals, Congregate Living Health Facilities, Correctional Treatment Facilities, ICFs, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled – Habilitative, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled –NursingAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

AFL-08-41  (12/11/2008) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, SNFs, Chemical Dependency Recovery Hospitals, Congregate Living Health Facilities, Correctional Treatment Facilities, ICFs, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled – Habilitative, ICFs for the Developmentally Disabled –NursingAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

AFL-07-38 (12/11/2007) - General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, SNFs, Chemical Dependency Recovery Hospitals, Correctional Treatment Facilities, ICFs, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-NursingAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser.

 

AFL-07-02 (01/10/2007) - General Acute Care Hospitals, SNFs, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Chemical Dependency Recovery Hospitals, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Habilitative, ICFs-Developmentally Disabled-Nursing, Congregate Living Health FacilitiesAdobe PDFOpens a new window in browser. 

 

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