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

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Personnel
May 21, 2018
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 December 9, 2019.
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Other Topics, Promising Practice, Program Implementation
Oct 7, 2016
A PDF copy of the transcript for each module is available at the bottom of this page.  Module 1: CFR Compliance  
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PASRR Services, Intellectual Disability
Oct 27, 2015
This is a copy of the Washington State Plan Amendment (SPA) that added developmental disability (DD) services to the set of Medicaid-financed Specialized Services available to individuals in nursing homes.
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Categorical Determinations
May 4, 2015
This template is designed to help you amend your State Plan to change the way categorical determinations are defined. It simplifies the process of drafting a State Plan Amendment and will help you ensure that any changes to the State Plan comply with PASRR regulations.
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MDS
Jul 6, 2014
MDS 3.0 Comprehensive (Annual) Assessment
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Level II
Jul 6, 2014
PTAC with Ascend Management Innovation LLC has compiled a series of Level II finding summaries for a variety of diagnoses. Below, you can find examples of summaries for Mental Illness, Dementia, Intellectual Disability, and Related Conditions. 
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Level II
Jul 3, 2013
Presented and attached below are Level II evaluation tools currently used in four states: Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, and Tennessee. Some tools are specific to one population (e.g. individuals with ID) whereas other tools are used to assess more than one population (e.g.
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Laws and Rules
May 5, 2011
PTAC is proud to release a revised and more user-friendly PASRR self-assessment tool! Completing the PASRR self-assessment tool, originally drafted by Dan Timmel at CMS, is a great way to evaluate the status of your PASRR program.
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Emergency
Jun 8, 2010
CMS developed this document in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and has updated in fall 2019. It presents issues, risks, and comments that arise when displaced persons are evaluated for transfer into nursing facility (NF), whether from a facility in the same state or from a facility in a different...
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