There are no federal requirements regarding who must request Level I screens, but CFR 42-§483.102 is clear that all individuals who apply to reside in a Medicaid-cer
State leads include employees in the state Medicaid office, the state intellectual disability authority, and the state mental health authority that are involved with the state's PASRR program. The contact information for the PASRR state leads (below) was last updated on September 26, 2018.
Level II evaluations for individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or related conditions:
Federal regulations governing PASRR do not specify restrictions on who can conduct Level I screens.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has ten Regional Offices (ROs) that provide a local presence necessary to achieve the Center's objectives. Each Regional Office works closely with CMS Central Office as well a number of states (between two and eight) that fall within their...
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.
The National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) is the only national, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) membership organization to represent state mental health commissioners/directors and their agencies.
The National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting state agencies in developing effective, efficient service delivery systems that furnish high-quality supports to people with developmental disabilities.
The National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD) is a 501(c)(3) entity that was created to help Medicaid Directors develop consensus on critical issues and leverage their influence with respect to national policy debates.
In 2008, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) issued Retooling for an Aging America: Building the Health Care Workforce, which highlighted the urgency of expanding and strengthening the geriatric health care workforce.
August 2012 PASRR Webinar You can download a PDF version of the presentation slides at the bottom of this webpage.
On September 14, 2011, APA and the U.S. Administration on Aging co-produced a webinar titled "Mental Health Needs of Family Caregivers: Identifying, Engaging and Assisting." Follow the link below to listen to the webinar and download the accompanying slides.