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Accessing the Information Bulletins
Information Bulletins By Year

CM Sponsored Training--Registration Site


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New and Updated Information Bulletins

Information Bulletin 14-05
Case Mix Review Portal for Accessing Online Notices and Reports

Information Bulletin 14-04
Nursing Home Regulatory Statewide Phone Call

Information Bulletin 14-03
Home Health Agencies Federally Certified Informal Dispute Resolution Process

Information Bulletin 14-02
Tool: Federal Long Term Care Reportability Under F225 Injuries of Unknown Source

Information Bulletin 13-02
Tool: Federal Long Term Care Reportability for Abuse Under F225 Resident to Resident Altercations

Please Note: It is recommended that providers check the CMS Website weekly for new program letters, for information regarding the State Operations Manual updates, and for new updates on the MDS and OASIS websites.

New Addresses -This site updated July 2009. See the CMS Websites section of this page for details on accessing these pages:


It will be the responsibility of the providers to check weekly for new information listed in the bulletins on this site, or at the CMS website. The website addresses referenced in the MDH Information Bulletins are correct at the time they are put out on this website. However, website addresses are subject to change. As we become aware of these changes we will update the bulletins.

New Information Bulletins and other pertinent information that has been posted will be flagged "NEW!".

If you find an address that does not work, please contact MDH/Compliance Monitoring Division at (651) 201-5956, or email us at

CMS Websites - Please check these websites weekly for updates

CMS Quality Indicator Survey (QIS)
QIS forms, QIS brochure, QIS resource manual and other QIS information

CMS Forms

CMS Manuals, Program Transmittals

Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services

CMS Program Letters (Memos)

CMS Satellite Broadcast Educational Programs
CMS provides broadcasts for surveyor/provider training that are available to the public at this website. MDH strongly recommends that these be viewed by providers.

Live broadcasts can be viewed by members of the public by satellite coordinates provided on the site approximately 2 weeks prior to the broadcast. Archived webcasts can be accessed using this site.

MDS Updates

Accessing the Information Bulletins

The individual bulletins can be accessed by clicking on the year, and then clicking on the number of the Bulletin.

To obtain a copy of these documents in an accessible format (large print or audio) please call (651) 201-4101. Not all the bulletins listed in this index are available online. Copies of most bulletins listed can be sent to you in the mail by calling (651) 201-4101.

Consumers with hearing or speech disabilities may call us through Minnesota Relay by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-627-3529. You may also contact us by calling the Minnesota Department of Health direct TDD/TYY number: (651) 201-5797.

Please note: All the information on this page and in the information bulletins is classified public and can be freely printed and distributed.

Information Bulletins by Year

Information Bulletins - 2014
Information Bulletins - 2013
Information Bulletins - 2012 Information Bulletins - 2001
Information Bulletins - 2011 Information Bulletins - 2000
Information Bulletins - 2010 Information Bulletins - 1999
Information Bulletins - 2009 Information Bulletins - 1998
Information Bulletins - 2008 Information Bulletins - 1997
Information Bulletins - 2007 Information Bulletins - 1996
Information Bulletins - 2006 Information Bulletins - 1995
Information Bulletins - 2005 Information Bulletins - 1994
Information Bulletins - 2004 Information Bulletins - 1993
Information Bulletins - 2003 Information Bulletins - 1992
Information Bulletins - 2002 Information Bulletins - 1991


Updated Tuesday, November 04, 2014 at 02:23PM