This section contains resources to help states improve the quality of services and their PASRR processes.
2019 PASRR National Report
March 9, 2020
The enclosed 2019 report (below) is the 8th State Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Policies and Procedures PTAC has produced. The report was prepared by the PASRR Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), a partnership between IBM Watson Health and Mission Analytics Group, under contract to CMS. This report also includes two new analyses. The first examines the prevalence of problematic behavioral symptoms among PASRR-identified individuals compared with NF residents who have not been
PASRR-identified. The second details the prevalence of dementia among individuals with an SMI. People with primary dementia and secondary SMI are statutorily excluded from PASR identification (Section 1919(e)(7)(G)(i).
Partnering for Quality of Care: State PASRR Authorities and Nursing Facilities
January 14, 2020
This webinar will help attendees understand how state Medicaid/Mental Health/Intellectual Disability PASRR Authorities and Nursing Facilities can effectively partner to advance quality of care for nursing facility residents with PASRR conditions.
Common Questions for PASRR Program Operations
August 13, 2019
This webinar will highlight the most common questions state authorities have raised when requesting technical assistance regarding PASRR program operations. The webinar will be based on the historical record of PTAC technical assistance in the past three years and will include a focus on (1) a wide range of questions related to all phases of the PASRR process, (2) the corresponding technical assistance guidance that is linked to federal regulations, (3) linkages to additional resource information specific to each common question.
2018 National Report: Federal Reimbursement
November 28, 2018
The enclosed 2018 report (below) is the 7th State Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Policies and Procedures PTAC has produced. The report was prepared by the PASRR Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), a partnership between IBM Watson Health and Mission Analytics Group, under contract to CMS. The results present a snapshot of PASRR programs as of September 2018, with a focus on state PASRR expenditures and on our analysis of PASRR program elements that might influence state expenditures.
Indiana PASRR Program Improvements - Part II
September 11, 2018
The September Indiana PTAC webinar is Part II of the broader state initiative to improve its PASRR process. A key feature of their improvement effort is the recognition that PASRR shares many goals associated with the No Wrong Door initiative in the state. The webinar will include discussion on how these two distinct initiatives share common values and goals. The webinar will help states understand the lessons Indiana learned in connecting the NWD and PASRR initiatives.