The enclosed 2017 report (below) updates the 2016 Review of State Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Policies and Procedures. The report was prepa
February 2018 PASRR Webinar Topic: Findings from the 2017 PASRR National Report Speaker: Dr. Ed Kako, director of the PASRR Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) Date: Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 Time: 1 - 2:30PM Eastern
January 2018 PASRR Webinar Topic: Strategies in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) and Mental Illness (MI) PASRR Program Collaboration Speakers: Andrea Womack, Ellen Olsen & Janet Spinelli, Board Members of the National Association of PASRR Professionals (NAPP)
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
According to 42 CFR §483.106(b)(4) of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), when an individual is transferred from one nursing facility (NF) to another NF, with or without an intervening hospital stay, the individual is not considered a “new admission” and does not need preadmission screening.
Originally when the PASRR regulations were completed in 1992, Resident Reviews were required annually.
December 2017 PASRR Webinar Topic: Leveraging Public Financing and Delivery System Changes to Fund Specialized Services Speaker: Frank Spinelli, consultant for PTAC Date: Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 Time: 1 - 2:30PM Eastern
Every quarter, on the 4th Wednesday of the month at 1 PM Eastern, Dr. Ed Kako, Director of the PASRR Technical Assistance Center, will provide staff who are new to PASRR with an introductory overview of how the PASRR program works.
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
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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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...
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.
August 2017 PASRR A PDF copy of the presentation slides is available at the bottom of this page.
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