For a variety of reasons, including the availability of evaluators, it may not always be possible to perform a complete psychiatric evaluation on an individual before they are admitted to a nursing facility (NF).
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.
The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) provides no specific guidance related to retention of PASRR records, but it does make clear that retention of PASRR records is a requirement. The basis of the requirement is addressed in two areas cited a
Although Nursing Facilities (NFs) are primarily responsible for helping individuals transition to the community, PASRR can play a vital role in helping NFs develop individualized plans of care that support successful transition.
To understand what PASRR activities cannot be claimed at the 75% Federal Financial Participation (FFP) match, one must first be clear on what activities are eligible for FFP.
Federal regulations give states the authority to claim FFP for administrative activates associated with the PASRR program included in their State Plan at Part §433.15(a)(9) of the CFR.
According to §1903(a)(2)(C) of the Social Security Act and 42 CFR 433.15(b)(9), activities th