The April 10, 2018 FAQ “Are individuals with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) subject to PASRR?” confirms that all individuals applying to a Medicaid-certified nursing facility (NF), regardles
There is no federal requirement that a Level II evaluation be completed prior to the individual returning to the nursing facility (NF).
Pre-Admission General Rule. Under 42 CFR §483.102 (a), the PASRR process applies to all Medicaid-certified nursing facility (NF)
According to 42 CFR 483.102(b)(3), an individual has an intellectual disability if he or she has:
There is a common misconception about this. The simple answer is "no" -- a test of intellectual functioning (IQ test) is not required by PASRR regulations.
The CFR does not specify how quickly Level I's must be completed, and with good reason: There is no baseline against which to establish timing requirements.
All individuals applying to a Medicaid-certified nursing facility (NF) must be screened for both mental illness and intellectual disability.
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
Level II evaluations for individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or related conditions:
Since the ICD-10-CM coding went into effect on October 1, 2015, some State PASRR programs have reported an increase in PASRR volume, particularly in referrals for Level II Resident Reviews. The increase is largely attributed to the computer algorithm that converted ICD-9 codes to ICD-10 codes.
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.