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

Resources

FAQ
Record Keeping, Timing
Aug 10, 2011
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 NF.
FAQ
IMD
Aug 10, 2011
The so-called “IMD exclusion” bars federal contributions to the cost of medically necessary inpatient care incurred in treating Medicaid beneficiaries ages 21-64 who receive care in institutions that qualify as IMDs.
FAQ
Record Keeping, Timing
Aug 10, 2011
42 CFR 483.130(o) has this to say about the retention of PASRR records:
FAQ
Timing, Level II
Jun 15, 2010
A level II Preadmission Screen (PAS) must be completed for all applicants who meet NF level-of-care requirements, and who have been identified as having possible MI and/or ID by the Level I evaluation.
FAQ
Change in Condition, Level II
Jun 15, 2010
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.
FAQ
Change in Condition, Resident Review
Jun 15, 2010
No. The Balanced Budget act of 1996 eliminated the requirement for annual resident review, specifying that reviews are required instead upon changes in condition.

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