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

Resources

Report
MDS, Other Topics
Mar 11, 2017
The enclosed 2016 report (below) updates the 2015 Review of State Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Policies and Procedures. The report was prepared by the PASRR Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), a partnership between Truven Health Analytics and Mission Analytics Group, under...
Report
MDS
Jan 28, 2016
PTAC consultant Dustin Dodson has written a timely, accessible review of the issues that must be kept in mind when using MDS for data-analytic purposes. In this paper, Dodson:
Webinar
Level I, MDS
Feb 24, 2015
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. 
Report
Level I, MDS
Nov 7, 2014
The enclosed 2014 report (below) updates the 2013 Review of State Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Policies and Procedures.
Tool
MDS
Jul 6, 2014
MDS 3.0 Comprehensive (Annual) Assessment
Webinar
MDS
Jun 26, 2014
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. 
Article
MDS
Jul 23, 2013
The Minimum Data Set (MDS) is a robust tool used to capture a standardized set of data on every resident in Medicaid certified nursing facilities.
FAQ
MDS
Jan 25, 2011
Recall that PASRR stands for "Preadmission Screening and Resident Review." By definition, PAS ("Preadmission Screening") must be performed before an individual is admitted to a Medicaid-certified nursing facility.
FAQ
Change in Condition, MDS
Jan 25, 2011
No. Some significant changes in status may have a dramatic impact on a resident's MI/ID status, while others may have little or no impact.
Webinar
MDS
Oct 12, 2010
October 2010 PASRR Webinar   Synopsis of the Topic Dan Timmel of CMS talks about the links between PASRR and version 3.0 of MDS.
PTAC currently serves as a contractor for CMS.
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