Regulations/Survey Process

Centers for Medicare-Medicaid Services (CMS) Survey & Certification – Guidance to Laws & Regulations

Please visit this page for the most current information on the CMS Phase II and III regulations, State Operation Manuals, Critical Element Pathways, and MDS/RAI.

CMS LTC Final Rule – Information from DHCC on CMS Phase I Release (effective 11/28/17)

CMS Final Rule:  Highlights for Food and Nutrition Services –  Information from DHCC on CMS Phase I Release (effective 11/28/17)

Sample Policy & Procedure including information for Telephone Orders – Ohio

Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities – CMS State Operations Manual – Appendix J 

State of Ohio

Nursing Homes and Residential Care Facilities (Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 3701-17)

Ohio Food Code

State of Pennsylvania

Rest Home (Assisted Living) Regulations

Pennsylvania Food Code

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