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


Jul 12, 2018
Need for nursing facility (NF) services is defined by individual states, all of whom establish NF level of care (LOC) criteria.
Jun 5, 2018
Per the CFR, at 42 CFR 435.1010, an Institution for Mental Diseases (IMD) is a hospital, nursing facility, or other institution of more than 16 beds that is primar
Apr 17, 2018
The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at §483.130(d) provides examples of categories for which the State mental health or intellectual disability authority may make
Swing Beds
Apr 10, 2018
A swing bed is a bed that changes (or "swings") between providing hospital services and providing Medicare or Medicaid nursing facility services.
Mar 8, 2018
Nursing facility (NF) refers to long-term care facility certified by the state survey agency (SSA) to provide services to Medicaid recipients. NFs typically provide long-term care, though they can also provide rehabilitative care to Medicaid beneficiaries following hospital discharge.
Level II, Facilities
Jan 27, 2018
No, a nursing facility cannot perform a Level II pre-admission evaluation or resident review. 42 CFR §483.106(e)(iii)  prohibits nursing facilities (or any entity th
Interfacility Transfer
Dec 8, 2017
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.
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