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

Resources

Webinar
Jun 17, 2019
August 2019 PASRR Webinar Topic: Common Questions for PASRR Program Operations  Date: Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 Time: 1 - 2:30 PM Eastern  
Report
Federal Regulations, Emergency, PASRR Services
May 17, 2019
This paper builds on the Coverage Learning Collaborative guidance from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on how states can support Medicaid operations and enrollees in times of emergency but focuses on options for addressing Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR)...
Webinar
May 16, 2019
June 2019 PASRR Webinar Topic: A Passion for PASRR: Perspectives from State PASRR Champions  Speaker: Frank Tetrick, consultant for the PASRR Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)  Date: Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 Time: 1 - 2:30 PM Eastern
Webinar
Apr 9, 2019
May 2019 PASRR Webinar Topic: Key Differences Between PASRR Level I Preliminary Screens and PASRR Level II Evaluations Speaker: Ed Kako, Director of the PASRR Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) Date: Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 Time: 1 - 2:30 PM Eastern
Webinar
Feb 27, 2019
March 2019 PASRR Webinar Topic: Specialized Services Lessons Learned Speaker: Frank Tetrick, consultant for the PASRR Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)  Date: Tuesday, March 12th, 2019 Time: 1 - 2:30 PM Eastern
Webinar
Jan 11, 2019
February 2019 PASRR Webinar Topic: PASRR Determination: Written Notices and Evaluation Reports Speakers: Pam Raby, Senior Vice President and Consultant for Ascend, and Andrea Womack, consultant for the PASRR Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) 
FAQ
Laws and Rules, State Rulings
Jan 9, 2019
If you would like to download this resource, a PDF attachment of this brief is located at the bottom of the page.
Workgroup
Specialized Services
Dec 14, 2018
The purpose of these office hours is to help states understand the new guidance CMS has developed to enhance and finance Specialized Services.
Webinar
Nov 30, 2018
December 2018 PASRR Webinar Topic: The 2018 PTAC National Report: A Review Speaker: Ed Kako, Director of the PASRR Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)  Date: Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 Time: 1 - 2:30 PM Eastern
Report
75% Match
Nov 28, 2018
The enclosed 2018 report (below) is the 7th State Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Policies and Procedures PTAC has produced. The report was prepared by the PASRR Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), a partnership between IBM Watson Health and Mission Analytics Group, under...
Webinar
Sep 14, 2018
October 2018 PASRR Webinar Topic: The Relationship Between PASRR and Other Nursing Home Requirements Speaker: Frank Tetrick, consultant for the PASRR Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)  Date: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 Time: 1 - 2:30 PM Eastern  
Report
Promising Practice
Aug 13, 2018
Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) requires states to employ or contract with behavioral health care professionals to conduct assessments across a state, which may include assessments for individuals in remote locations, and requirements for assessments to be done within a...
FAQ
NF
Jul 12, 2018
Need for nursing facility (NF) services is defined by individual states, all of whom establish NF level of care (LOC) criteria.
FAQ
Timing, Level I
Jul 7, 2018
According to  CFR 42-§483.102, a PASRR Level I screen must be completed for all applicants to a Medicaid-certified nursing facility, regardless of payer.
FAQ
Level I, Personnel
Jul 7, 2018
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
FAQ
Record Keeping, Timing
Jul 7, 2018
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).
FAQ
Change in Condition, Level II
Jul 7, 2018
There is no federal requirement that a Level II evaluation be completed prior to the individual returning to the nursing facility (NF).
FAQ
Timing, Level II
Jul 7, 2018
Pre-Admission General Rule.  Under 42 CFR §483.102 (a), the PASRR process applies to all Medicaid-certified nursing facility (NF)
Webinar
Jun 29, 2018
September 2018 PASRR Webinar Topic: Indiana PASRR Program Improvements - Part II Speaker: Vanessa Convard, Debbie Pierson and Yonda Snyder Date: Tuesday, September 11th, 2018 Time: 1 - 2:30 PM Eastern  
Webinar
Jun 29, 2018
August 2018 PASRR Webinar Topic: Indiana PASRR Program Improvements - Part I Speaker: Vanessa Convard, Debbie Pierson and Yonda Snyder Date: Tuesday, August 14th, 2018 Time: 1 - 2:30 PM Eastern  

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