Originally, Resident Reviews—Level II post-admission evaluations—had to be conducted annually; hence, the original name of the program was Preadmission Screening and Annual Resident Review, or PASARR, which is the title that is still in the rule.
While MDS captures information about a person (medical, functional, cognitive, and social) at a moment in time, it does not evaluate individuals for the presence of disabilities defined for the purposes of PASRR.
Yes, the CMS Long-Term Care Facility Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) User’s Manual requires the NF to provide notification to the State-designated mental health (MH) or intellectual disability (ID) authority promptly
The enclosed 2017 report (below) updates the 2016 Review of State Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Policies and Procedures. The report was prepa
PASRR is guided by federal regulations that require: (1) all individuals being considered for admission to a Medicaid-certified nursing facility (NF) be screened prior to admissi
Per Section 1919(e)(7)(B)(iii) of the Social Security Act, Resident Reviews are required for NF residents experiencing a “significant change in condition.” (Note that this provision replaced the requirement that PASRR Resident Reviews must b
Originally when the PASRR regulations were completed in 1992, Resident Reviews were required annually.
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...
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:
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.
The enclosed 2014 report (below) updates the 2013 Review of State Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Policies and Procedures.
MDS 3.0 Comprehensive (Annual) Assessment
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.
The December PASRR webinar occured on Tuesday, December 10th, at 1 PM EST (10 AM PST). You can download a PDF version of the presentation slides at the bottom of this webpage.
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.
October 2010 PASRR Webinar Synopsis of the Topic Dan Timmel of CMS talks about the links between PASRR and version 3.0 of MDS.
No federal requirement specifically addresses this issue. A Level II evaluation is required when there is a change in a resident’s condition. When a resident is returning from a hospital stay, there may be a clear change in condition.
No. The Balanced Budget act of 1996 eliminated the requirement for annual resident review, specifying that reviews are required instead upon changes in condition.