According to CFR 42-§483.102, a PASRR Level I screen must be completed for all applicants to a Medicaid-certified nursing facility, regardless of payer.
There are no federal requirements regarding who must request Level I screens, but CFR 42-§483.102 is clear that all individuals who apply to reside in a Medicaid-cer
Regardless of their known diagnoses, all individuals applying to a Medicaid-certified nursing facility (NF) must undergo a Level I screen to determine if the individual possibly has a condition meeting PASRR’s definition of mental illness, intellectual disability or a related condition. A person...
The CFR does not specify how quickly Level I's must be completed, and with good reason: There is no baseline against which to establish timing requirements.
All individuals applying to a Medicaid-certified nursing facility (NF) must be screened for both mental illness and intellectual disability.
Federal regulations governing PASRR do not specify restrictions on who can conduct Level I screens.