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

Resources

FAQ
NF
Jul 12, 2018
Need for nursing facility (NF) services is defined by individual states, all of whom establish NF level of care (LOC) criteria.
FAQ
IMD
Jun 5, 2018
Per the CFR, at 42 CFR 435.1010, an Institution for Mental Diseases (IMD) is a hospital, nursing facility, or other institution of more than 16 beds that is primar
FAQ
Hospice
Apr 17, 2018
The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at §483.130(d) provides examples of categories for which the State mental health or intellectual disability authority may make
FAQ
Swing Beds
Apr 10, 2018
A swing bed is a bed that changes (or "swings") between providing hospital services and providing Medicare or Medicaid nursing facility services.
FAQ
SNF
Mar 8, 2018
Nursing facility (NF) refers to long-term care facility certified by the state survey agency (SSA) to provide services to Medicaid recipients. NFs typically provide long-term care, though they can also provide rehabilitative care to Medicaid beneficiaries following hospital discharge.
FAQ
Level II, Facilities
Jan 27, 2018
No, a nursing facility cannot perform a Level II pre-admission evaluation or resident review. 42 CFR §483.106(e)(iii)  prohibits nursing facilities (or any entity th
FAQ
Interfacility Transfer
Dec 8, 2017
According to 42 CFR §483.106(b)(4) of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), when an individual is transferred from one nursing facility (NF) to another NF, with or without an intervening hospital stay, the individual is not considered a “new admission” and does not need preadmission screening.
Webinar
Hospice
Feb 24, 2015
The December 2014 PASRR webinar "Best Practices in Lifespan Respite Systems: Lessons Learned from States and Future Directions" occurred on Tuesday, December 9th, at 1 PM EST (10 AM PST). 
Webinar
NF, Promising Practice
Mar 20, 2014
The April 2014 PASRR webinar "Promising PASRR Practices: Arkansas and Indiana" occurred on Tuesday, April 8th, at 1 PM EST (10 AM PST). The webinar was led by Dorothy Ukegbu and Sherri Proffer from Arkansas and Becky Koors from Indiana. 
Report
Federal Regulations, Program Implementation, Mental Illness, NF
Jan 3, 2014
As part of a larger evaluation of the PASRR program, The Lewin Group wrote a paper that reviews literature concerning PASRR and mental health services for persons in nursing facilities.
Report
Program Implementation, Mental Illness, NF
Jan 3, 2014
This report outlines the findings from the second phase of a two-part study, which involved a national survey of the relevant agencies in all 50 States and the District of Columbia to determine how they have organized and administered Federal requirements under PASRR.
Laws & Rules
Specialized Services, Mental Illness, Intellectual Disability, NF
Oct 1, 2013
These slides provide written CMS guidance clarifying the definition of "Specialized Services" as the term is used in the PASRR program. These slides were first presented at the 2013 Annual Conference on Home and Community-Based Services.
Article
Promising Practice, NF
Sep 20, 2013
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.
Webinar
NF, Specialized Services
Jan 23, 2012
March 2012 PASRR Webinar You can download a PDF version of the presentation slides at the bottom of this webpage. 
Webinar
Mental Illness, NF
Aug 12, 2011
August 2011 PASRR Webinar Note: Due to technical difficulties, Dr. Snowden doesn't start talking until about the 3:30 mark. However, nothing was cut off; you can hear his full presentation.
Webinar
Mental Illness, NF
Apr 13, 2011
April 2011 PASRR Webinar  
Webinar
NF, Mental Illness
Feb 12, 2011
February 2011 PASRR Webinar
Webinar
Mental Illness, NF
Dec 14, 2010
December 2010 PASRR Webinar
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