UPCOMING WEBINARS

PASRR 101

October 29, 2020, 1:00PM to 2:00 PM ET

Webinar description:

In this regular training, we review the purpose and design of Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR). We review Level 1 screens, Level II evaluations and determinations, exempted hospital discharges, categorical determinations, and disability-specific Specialized Services. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions.

This training is designed to introduce give new PASRR program staff a solid foundation in how the program works. It is also appropriate for staffers who wish to refresh their understanding of PASRR.

This call occurs every quarter on the 4th Wednesday of the month from 1PM to 2 PM EST.

If you have any questions or difficulty with registering, please email pasrr@pasrrassist.org.

GOOD PRACTICES FOR ADOPTING WAIVER SERVICES IN THE NURSING FACILITY BENEFIT: A SPECIALIZED SERVICES STATE PLAN AMENDMENT

November 10, 2020, 1:00PM to 2:30 PM ET

Webinar description:

This webinar will focus on how states can use a Medicaid State Plan Amendment (SPA) to include Home and Community-Based Waiver Services (HCBS) in the nursing facility benefit to support individuals with PASRR conditions through specialized services.

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Takeaways:

  • Understand the importance of continuity of care for individuals with PASRR conditions.

  • Understand the array of waiver-like services that states have made accessible to individuals while they are residing in a nursing facility.

  • Understand the role of specialized services in advancing continuity of care.

  • Understand how a State Plan Amendment can incorporate waiver-like services into a state’s nursing facility benefit.

If you have any questions or difficulty with registering, please email pasrr@pasrrassist.org.

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