Federal regulations give states the authority to claim FFP for administrative activates associated with the PASRR program included in their State Plan at Part §433.15(a)(9) of the CFR.
According to §1903(a)(2)(C) of the Social Security Act and 42 CFR 433.15(b)(9), activities th
CMS policy on use of the enhanced match for PASRR is remarkably simple: The enhanced match rate of 75% is intended to help states pay for all activities that support the administration of the federally required program.
CMS generally reimburses nursing facility level of care (NF LOC) determinations at the 50% match rate. However, states that integrate their NF LOC determination activities with PASRR as described below can receive the enhanced 75% match rate.
A Cost Allocation Plan (CAP) is a narrative description of the procedures that a state will use in identifying, measuring, and allocating costs that it incurs in supporting programs it administers or supervises.
The July 2013 PASRR webinar took place on Tuesday, July 9 at 1PM Eastern (10AM Pacific) and featured Dr. Ed Kako, Director of the PASRR Technical Asisstance Center (PTAC) and Dan Timmel, PASRR policy director at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.