PTAC WEBINARS

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PTAC hosts a quarterly webinar series. Attending the webinars is also a great opportunity to earn Continuing Education Credits.

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PASRR Implementation Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 11, 2021

This webinar focuses on lessons learned from states in implementing PASRR throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Use of PASRR to Divert or Transition Individuals into Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS)

February 9, 2021

This webinar focused on how states can use a PASRR to divert or transition individuals from nursing facilities into Home and Community-Based Waiver Services (HCBS). Key takeaways included understanding the context of long-term services and supports (LTSS) in the public health emergency, the history of PASRR, and the role of PASRR for nursing facility diversion and transition.

Good Practices for Adopting Waiver Services in the Nursing Facility Benefit: A Specialized Services State Plan Amendment

November 10, 2020

This webinar focused 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.

PASRR Through a Person-Centered Lens

July 14, 2020

This webinar will focus on efforts to make PASRR more person-centered from the framing of the original 1992 rule to more recent rules that make this requirement specific.

2019 PASRR National Report: Recent Findings from the Minimum Data Set and an Analysis of Quality Monitoring and Quality Improvement

May 12, 2020

This webinar will help attendees understand the motivation and methodology of the 2019 PASRR National Report as well as highlight key findings.

PASRR Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

March 10, 2020

This presentation will identify key changes to Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) requirements being proposed in the recently-released Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. PASRR is a statutory requirement that states screen all applicants to and residents of Medicaid-certified nursing homes for mental illness and intellectual disability and, when possible, divert or transition these individuals to community placements. The presentation will provide a basic overview of PASRR”s statutory requirements and highlight proposed regulatory changes that support community integration.

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.

Informed Choice: The Role of PASRR

November 12, 2019

This webinar will help attendees understand PASRR’s role in helping individuals make an informed choice about where they receive services.

PASRR: The Door to Mental Health Continuity of Care and Engagement in Care

September 10, 2019

This webinar will help attendees understand PASRR’s role in providing mental health care services and the role of participants’ engagement in their care. Attendees will learn about 1) the PASRR Technical Assistance Center’s prior work and materials regarding mental health issues, 2) the federal requirements, 3) PASRR’s role for individuals with mental health conditions, including the development of person-centered plans, 4) PASRR’s connection to current state initiatives, and 4) specialized services add-ons for mental health.

PTAC WEBINARS

Latest News

PTAC hosts a quarterly webinar series. Attending the webinars is also a great opportunity to earn Continuing Education Credits.

View our upcoming webinars

PASRR Implementation Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 11, 2021

This webinar focuses on lessons learned from states in implementing PASRR throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Use of PASRR to Divert or Transition Individuals into Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS)

February 9, 2021

This webinar focused on how states can use a PASRR to divert or transition individuals from nursing facilities into Home and Community-Based Waiver Services (HCBS). Key takeaways included understanding the context of long-term services and supports (LTSS) in the public health emergency, the history of PASRR, and the role of PASRR for nursing facility diversion and transition.

Good Practices for Adopting Waiver Services in the Nursing Facility Benefit: A Specialized Services State Plan Amendment

November 10, 2020

This webinar focused 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.

PASRR Through a Person-Centered Lens

July 14, 2020

This webinar will focus on efforts to make PASRR more person-centered from the framing of the original 1992 rule to more recent rules that make this requirement specific.

2019 PASRR National Report: Recent Findings from the Minimum Data Set and an Analysis of Quality Monitoring and Quality Improvement

May 12, 2020

This webinar will help attendees understand the motivation and methodology of the 2019 PASRR National Report as well as highlight key findings.

PASRR Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

March 10, 2020

This presentation will identify key changes to Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) requirements being proposed in the recently-released Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. PASRR is a statutory requirement that states screen all applicants to and residents of Medicaid-certified nursing homes for mental illness and intellectual disability and, when possible, divert or transition these individuals to community placements. The presentation will provide a basic overview of PASRR”s statutory requirements and highlight proposed regulatory changes that support community integration.

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.

Informed Choice: The Role of PASRR

November 12, 2019

This webinar will help attendees understand PASRR’s role in helping individuals make an informed choice about where they receive services.

PASRR: The Door to Mental Health Continuity of Care and Engagement in Care

September 10, 2019

This webinar will help attendees understand PASRR’s role in providing mental health care services and the role of participants’ engagement in their care. Attendees will learn about 1) the PASRR Technical Assistance Center’s prior work and materials regarding mental health issues, 2) the federal requirements, 3) PASRR’s role for individuals with mental health conditions, including the development of person-centered plans, 4) PASRR’s connection to current state initiatives, and 4) specialized services add-ons for mental health.