Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Natividad is recognized by the CMS, which has developed standards that organizations must meet to participate in Medicare & Medicaid. These standards improve quality and protect the health and safety of beneficiaries.

State of California Department of Health Care Services
Natividad is licensed by the Department of Health Care Services. An on-site survey is conducted to assess compliance with state and federal regulations. This survey includes physical plant evaluation, patient care, pharmacy services and other areas of patient care.

The Joint Commission
Natividad shows its dedication to providing the best quality and the safest health care by maintaining its voluntary accreditation with The Joint Commission. To earn and keep accreditation, each hospital must undergo an extensive on-site review by a team of health care professionals at least once every three years.