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.
Richard Sanderson, a PTAC consultant, reviews a variety of tools to detect common mental health and substance use disorders, most of which are in the public domain. Sanderson categorizes the tools according to how long they take to administer, along with their strengths and weaknesses.
This report (below) presents the first systematic, empirical effort to document the design of PASRR systems in all States and the District of Columbia.
June 2012 PASRR Webinar You can download a PDF version of the presentation slides at the bottom of this webpage.
February 2012 PASRR Webinar You can download a PDF version of the presentation slides at the bottom of this webpage.