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

Latest Resources

Webinar
Dementia
Sep 12, 2018
The January 2015 PASRR webinar "Dementia and PASRR" occured on Tuesday, January 13th, at 1 PM EST (10 AM PST).  The webinar was presented by Dr. Timothy Malloy, director of the Geriatric Department of Family Medicine at Nebraska Medicine.   
Webinar
Level I, MDS
Sep 11, 2018
The October 2014 PASRR webinar "2014 PASRR National Report: Level I and MDS"  occurred on Tuesday, October 14th, at 1 PM EST (10 AM PST). The webinar was presented by Ed Kako of PTAC and the Technical Assistance Collaborative. 
Workgroup
Sep 14, 2018
Click on a date to jump to resources from the corresponding work group session. 
Report
Level I, MDS
Sep 10, 2018
The enclosed 2014 report (below) updates the 2013 Review of State Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Policies and Procedures.
Webinar
Olmstead
Sep 12, 2018
The September 2014 PASRR webinar "An Overview of Olmstead Planning: Addressing Nursing Facility Placement Issues in the Process"  occurred on Tuesday, September 9th, at 1 PM EST (10 AM PST). The webinar was presented by Kevin Martone of PTAC and the Technical Assistance Collaborative. 
Laws & Rules
Intellectual Disability
Sep 15, 2018
To define an intellectual disability, 42 CFR 483.102(b)(3)(i) incorporates by reference the definition in AAMD's 1983 Manual. Copies of that manual are hard to find. An scanned copy is provided here. Page 11 indicates that a "developmental period" ends at age 18. 
Tool
MDS
Sep 15, 2018
MDS 3.0 Comprehensive (Annual) Assessment
Tool
Program Implementation
Sep 12, 2018
Level II Summary of Findings: Mental Illness.  
Webinar
MDS
Sep 10, 2018
The July 2014 PASRR webinar "PASRR and the Minimum Data Set (MDS): A Closer Look at PASRR-Identified Nursing Home Residents in Your State" occurred on Tuesday, July 8, at 1 PM EST (10 AM PST). The webinar was led by Ed Kako of the PASRR Technical Assistance Center. 
FAQ
Level II, Personnel
Sep 20, 2018
Yes, hospitals can perform Level II evaluations -- provided they have the qualified staff. In order to complete these evaluations, hospitals would first have to negotiate payment rates with the relevant state agency.

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