References used for this examination include: 

 Part 483 - Requirements for Long Term Care Facilities Subpart E - Survey and Certification of Long-Term Care Facilities (Watermelon Book)

            Order Information (334) 271-6214 - Fee for this material is approximately $27.00 (tax included).

 Subpart F - Enforcement of Compliance for Long-Term Care Facilities with Deficiencies (Final Rule Manual)  Order Information American Health Care Association 1-800-321-0343.

 Rules of Alabama State Board of Health - Nursing Homes, Chapter 420-5-10 (Blue Book) Copies of these rules can be obtained from the Alabama Department of Public Health web site at  You may also purchase copies by submitting a check or money order in the amount of $25.00 made payable to the Alabama Department of Public Health.  The written request for the rules and payment to:  Jackie Richburg, Alabama Department of Public Health, Division of Provider Services, P.O. Box 303017, Montgomery, Alabama  36130-3017.

Alabama Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators Rules and Regulations, Chapter 620 (Copy enclosed) These can also be found on our web site at

             Alabama Medicaid Agency Administrative Code

                        Chapter 22 - Nursing Facility Reimbursement

                        Chapter 10 - Long Term Care

Order Information (334) 242-5833 - Fee for this material is approximately $25.00 for both.  (Fee is $0.25 per page)  Information can be downloaded from the Alabama Medicaid Agency web site at  The chapters can be found by going the Manuals section and then to the Administrative Code section.