Survey, Regulatory & Legal Page Content Every skilled nursing center certified to provide care to Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries must comply with the Federal Requirements of Participation. These requirements are contained in the Federal Regulations for Nursing Facilities, which also state each center must comply with all applicable Federal, State and local laws, regulations, and codes with accepted professional standards. For the latest information on the Requirements of Participation, visit ahcancalED at https://educate.ahcancal.org/RoPFor members-only legal resources, visit Legal Resources. Untitled Survey PreparednessSurvey PreparednessNursing center surveys are conducted by state surveyors to ensure compliance with protocols and Federal requirements. Learn More Emergency PreparednessEmergency PreparednessAHCA provides the latest updates and resources to assist skilled nursing centers and other long term and post-acute care settings in an emergency. Learn More Five-Star Quality Rating SystemFive-Star Quality Rating SystemThe CMS Five-Star Quality Rating System on Nursing Home Compare is a tool to help consumers select and compare skilled nursing centers. Learn More Fire and Life SafetyFire and Life SafetyProviding quality care as well as protecting each resident is the number one priority. Learn More Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ)Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ)The ACA requires CMS to collect electronic staffing data from nursing centers. AHCA provides the latest updates and resources to guide members. Learn More Legal ResourcesLegal ResourcesMember resources from the association's Legal Committee. Learn More Additional Information Questions? Contact email@example.com CMS Memos Stay up to date with CMS! VIEW THE LATEST MEMOS AHCA/NCAL Bookstore Compliance & Regulation Disaster & Emergency Planning Quality Services Additional Information CMS Nursing HomesFederal Register: Reform of Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities AHCA/NCAL members can access helpful resources on ahcancalED. Looking for Phase 3?