Need for nursing facility (NF) services is defined by individual states, all of whom establish NF level of care (LOC) criteria.
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
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
A swing bed is a bed that changes (or "swings") between providing hospital services and providing Medicare or Medicaid nursing facility services.
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.
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
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
March 2012 PASRR Webinar You can download a PDF version of the presentation slides at the bottom of this webpage.
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.
April 2011 PASRR Webinar
February 2011 PASRR Webinar
December 2010 PASRR Webinar