Requirements of Participation (RoP) a/k/a Mega Rule Compliance:
MatrixCare Resources to support your preparation

The resources compiled on this page are intended to support your preparation and compliance for implementation of the CMS phase 2 deadline of November 28, 2017. We have highlighted the resources suggested by CMS and those that have been referenced within the ROP’s. However, there are many other resources available to assist your team. We will continue to add resources and references as applicable.

QAPI Resources

QAPI is integral to successfully navigate the CMS requirements of participation. Listed below are resources from CMS, QIO’s, and other credible sources to assist your development, implementation, and ongoing maintenance of your QAPI program.

CMS Facility Survey Process Related

Phase 2 of the Requirements of Participation is effective November 28, 2017. The resources below provide easy access to information regarding changes to the survey process and F-Tags.

Facility Assessment

Nursing facilities will conduct, document, and annually review a facility-wide assessment, which includes both their resident population and the resources the facility needs to care for their residents (§483.70(e)). This optional template customizable and should reflect the characteristics of an individual community.

RoP Webinars on Demand

Our webinars and PowerPoint presentations provide information regarding the regulation, interpretation and MatrixCare solutions. These have been designed as webinars on demand to quickly meet the individual actual needs of the learner. They are typically 10 to 15 minutes in length accessible in the client area of our website (log in required).