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75% Match
Jun 5, 2014
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.  
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75% Match
Jan 22, 2014
The July 2013 PASRR webinar took place on Tuesday, July 9 at 1PM Eastern (10AM Pacific) and featured Dr. Ed Kako, Director of the PASRR Technical Asisstance Center (PTAC) and Dan Timmel, PASRR policy director at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
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75% Match
Sep 18, 2013
Lines 10 and 11 of Form CMS-64 are used to claim the enhanced 75% match rate for PASRR-related activities. Specifically, a state should use line 10 to claim its “Preadmission Screenings Costs,” i.e. PASRR activities that happen before admission into a nursing facility.
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75% Match, Personnel
Sep 18, 2013
Claiming the enhanced 75% match rate for PASRR-related activities means more than just completing Form CMS-64. States must also consider the following: 
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FFP, 75% Match
Sep 18, 2013
Only the share of time spent on PASRR-related activities can be claimed at the enhanced 75% match.
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FFP, 75% Match
Sep 17, 2013
Any activity that cannot be clearly tied to the administration of PASRR cannot be claimed at the enhanced 75% match. Examples include, but are not limited to:
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FFP, 75% Match
Sep 17, 2013
CMS generally reimburses nursing facility level of care (NF LOC) determinations at the 50% match rate. However, states that integrate their NF LOC determination activities with PASRR as described below can receive the enhanced 75% match rate.
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FFP, 75% Match
Sep 16, 2013
A Cost Allocation Plan (CAP) is a narrative description of the procedures that a state will use in identifying, measuring, and allocating costs that it incurs in supporting programs it administers or supervises.
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FFP, 75% Match
Sep 16, 2013
Activities that can be clearly tied to the administration of PASRR, and in accordance with the Cost Allocation Plan, can be claimed at the enhanced 75% match. Examples include, but are not limited to:
Webinar
FFP, 75% Match
Jul 1, 2013
The July 2013 PASRR webinar took place on Tuesday, July 9 at 1PM Eastern (10AM Pacific) and featured Dr. Ed Kako, Director of the PASRR Technical Asisstance Center (PTAC) and Dan Timmel, PASRR policy director at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
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