The PASRR Technical Assistance Center helps states fulfill the goals of Preadmission Screening and Resident Review

Latest Resources

Jun 23, 2017
When can the Level II be Terminated? PASRR regulations at 42 CFR 483.128(m) permit Level II evaluations to be terminated if the Level II evaluator finds that individual has:
Jun 20, 2017
July 2017 PASRR Webinar Topic: PASRR Resident Review: Dusting Off an Old Tool in Service of Your New Vision Speakers: Nancy Shanley and Andrea Womack, consultants for PTAC Date: Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 Time: 1 - 2:30PM Eastern  
Jun 17, 2017
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 16, 2017.
Jun 13, 2017
June 2017 PASRR Webinar Topic: Screens to Detect Common Behavioral Health Conditions Speaker: Ed Kako, Director of the PASRR Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) Date: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 Time: 1 - 2:30PM Eastern  
Specialized Services
May 31, 2017
These issue paper provides written PTAC guidance to states on how to pay or arrange for Specialized Services, specifically for individuals with serious mental illness.
Federal Regulations
Jun 2, 2017
When individuals apply for admission to a nursing home and are screened by PASRR, they cross a boundary of sorts from one kind of provider setting into another kind of provider setting – typically, from the hospital where they have been admitted to the world of PASRR screeners and evaluators, and...
Intellectual Disability, Related Conditions
Jun 2, 2017
On March 18, 2015, the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS) released a Directors Alert Bulletin (DAB 01-2015) highlighting the vital role that state I/DD agencies play in the implementation and success of state PASRR programs.
75% Match
Jun 2, 2017
CMS policy on use of the enhanced match for PASRR is remarkably simple: The enhanced match rate of 75% is intended to help states pay for all activities that support the administration of the federally required program.  
Promising Practice
Jun 2, 2017
The state agencies responsible for PASRR in Delaware have inspired an air of collaboration and cooperation through proactive outreach and engagement.
Promising Practice, NF
Jun 2, 2017
Summary: The Arkansas State Medicaid Agency has implemented a proactive approach towards identifying nursing facility deficiencies related to PASRR and referring them to the State Survey Agency.


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