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We help states improve their PASRR programs

Under contract with CMS, Truven Health Analytics and Mission Analytics Group have established the PASRR Technical Assistance Center (PTAC). PTAC's team of expert consultants can assist numerous aspects of states' PASRR programs. To request assistance, complete the online request form, accessible through the Request Assistance link above.

 
PTAC can assist with PASRR topics

How we help you:

  • Cooperation among State agencies involved in the PASRR process
  • Tools for managing PASRR processes and procedures
  • Compliance with State and Federal regulations
  • Health IT and electronic medical records (EMRs)
  • Resources to help individuals transition from nursing facilities to the community
 
Our background

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is committed to helping States fulfill the goals of Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR): to identify individuals with mental illness (MI) and/or intellectual disability (ID); to place such individuals appropriately; and to ensure that they receive the services they need.

To that end, CMS has contracted with Truven Health Analytics to establish the PASRR Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), which will help States improve the quality and effectiveness of PASRR.

 
Examples of technical assistance services

Our Services:

  • Improving cooperation and coordination between State Agencies
  • Facilitating peer learning allowing states to share perspectives on planning processes
  • Electronic and web-based evaluation and medical record systems consulting
  • Assistance locating additional resources to support service provision
  • Compliance with Federal and State Regulations