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

Resources

Webinar
Sep 20, 2017
October 2017 PASRR Webinar Topic: PASRR Compliance in a Changing Long-Term Care Environment  Speaker: Barbara Speedling, Quality of Life Specialist  Date: Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 Time: 1 - 2:30PM Eastern  
Webinar
Aug 11, 2017
September 2017 PASRR Webinar Topic: Applying a Person-Centered Approach to PASRR Speaker: Pam Raby, LAPSW, consultant for PTAC Date: Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 Time: 1 - 2:30PM Eastern  
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Aug 3, 2017
Time: 4:30 PM Eastern
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Aug 2, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM Eastern
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Aug 2, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM Eastern
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Aug 2, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM Eastern
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Aug 2, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM Eastern
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Aug 2, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM Eastern
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Aug 1, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM Eastern
FAQ
Dementia, Mental Illness
Jul 26, 2017
The dementia exclusion for mental illness allows for the Level II evaluator to stop the evaluation if they determine that the diagnosis of dementia is primary and the mental illness (MI) diagnosis is secondary.  It is important to note that the diagnosis or verification of a diagnosis of MI and...
FAQ
Level II, Laws and Rules
Jul 26, 2017
Since the ICD-10-CM coding went into effect on October 1, 2015, some State PASRR programs have reported an increase in PASRR volume, particularly in referrals for Level II Resident Reviews. The increase is largely attributed to the computer algorithm that converted ICD-9 codes to ICD-10 codes.
Webinar
Jul 14, 2017
August 2017 PASRR  A PDF copy of the presentation slides is available at the bottom of this page.  
Webinar
Jun 20, 2017
July 2017 PASRR Webinar Topic: Resident Review: A Critical Component to Achieving PASRR’s Vision Speakers: Nancy Shanley and Andrea Womack, consultants for PTAC Date: Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 Time: 1 - 2:30PM Eastern  
Webinar
May 11, 2017
June 2017 PASRR Webinar Topic: Screens to Detect Common Behavioral Health Conditions Speaker: Ed Kako, Director of the PASRR Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) Date: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 Time: 1 - 2:30PM Eastern  
Report
Specialized Services
May 11, 2017
These issue paper provides written PTAC guidance to states on how to pay or arrange for Specialized Services, specifically for individuals with serious mental illness.
Webinar
Apr 21, 2017
May 2017 PTAC Webinar Topic: How the PASRR Process Functions within a Nursing Facility Presenter: Dustin Dodson, consultant for the PASRR Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) Date: Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 Time: 1PM Eastern (10AM Pacific)  
Webinar
Apr 1, 2017
The April 2017 PASRR webinar "PASRR: The Dementia Exclusion for Serious Mental Illness" occured on Tuesday, April 11th, at 1 PM EST (10 AM PST).  The webinar was presented by Frank Tetrick, consultant for the PASRR Technical Assistance Center (PTAC). 
Report
MDS, Other Topics
Mar 11, 2017
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...
Webinar
Feb 2, 2017
The March 2017 PASRR webinar "Recent Findings from Analyses of Quality Monitoring and Quality Improvement Measures in PASRR and from the MDS" occurred on Tuesday, March 14th, at 1 PM EST (10 AM PST). 
Webinar
Dec 6, 2016
The December 2016 PASRR webinar "Psychiatric Rehab in a 1915 (c) Waiver: Connecticut’s Mental Health Waiver" occured on Tuesday, December 13th, at 1 PM EST (10 AM PST).  The webinar was presented by Wendy R. Ulaszek, PhD, Kevin Kunak, and Dan Gerwien.

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