ALTSA: NH #2022-006: CR-103E Extension Filed For Emergency Rules Amending or Suspending Some Nursing Home Requirements Related to PASRR and Resident Groups

ALTSA: NH #2022-006: CR-103E Extension Filed For Emergency Rules Amending or Suspending Some Nursing Home Requirements Related to PASRR and Resident Groups

The Department of Social and Health Services (department) filed emergency rules on April 13, 2020, for some nursing home requirements. The rules were amended and temporarily repealed in response to the significant threat of COVID-19 and to continue to align state nursing home rules with federal rules. The rules were consecutively extended with the last extension (WSR 21-18-065) expiring on December 24, 2021.

The department filed an extension of the emergency rules with an effective date of December 24, 2021 (WSR 22-01-166), due to expire on April 15, 2022. These rules are related to preadmission screening and resident review (PASRR), and participation in resident and family groups.

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Contact:

Laura Hofmann, MSN, RN – Director of Clinical and Nursing Facility Regulatory Services
c: 425-231-4804

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January 12, 2022