August 2019 PASRR Webinar Topic: Common Questions for PASRR Program Operations Date: Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 Time: 1 - 2:30 PM Eastern
June 2019 PASRR Webinar Topic: A Passion for PASRR: Perspectives from State PASRR Champions Speaker: Frank Tetrick, consultant for the PASRR Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) Date: Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 Time: 1 - 2:30 PM Eastern
According to 42 CFR 483.102(b)(3), an individual has an intellectual disability if he or she has:
State leads include employees in the state Medicaid office, the state intellectual disability authority, and the state mental health authority that are involved with the state's PASRR program. The contact information for the PASRR state leads (below) was last updated on June 18, 2019
There is a common misconception about this. The simple answer is "no" -- a test of intellectual functioning (IQ test) is not required by PASRR regulations.
Every quarter, on the 4th Wednesday of the month at 1 PM Eastern, Dr. Ed Kako, Director of the PASRR Technical Assistance Center, will provide staff who are new to PASRR with an introductory overview of how the PASRR program works.
Over the last several decades, the Social Security Act (SSA) has been amended several times to help reduce the institutional bias in Medicaid long-term care.