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317:35-19-8.Pre-admission screening and resident review

[Revised 09-01-17]
(a) Federal regulations govern the State's responsibility for Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) of individuals with mental illness and intellectual disabilities. PASRR applies to the screening or reviewing of all individuals for mental illness, an intellectual disability, or related conditions who apply to or reside in Medicaid certified nursing facilities regardless of the source of payment for the nursing facility (NF) services and regardless of the individual's or resident's known diagnoses. The NF must independently evaluate the Level I PASRR Screen regardless of who completes the form and determine whether or not to admit an individual to the facility. If an individual is admitted inappropriately, the NF is subject to recoupment of Medicaid funds and penalties imposed by CMS. Federal financial participation (FFP) may not be paid until results of any needed PASRR Level II evaluations are received. PASRR is a requirement for nursing facilities with dually certified (both Medicare and Medicaid) beds. There are no PASRR requirements for Medicare skilled beds that are not dually certified, nor is PASRR required for individuals seeking residency in an intermediate care facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ICF/IID).

(b) For Medicaid applicants, medical and financial eligibility determinations are also required.

Disclaimer. The OHCA rules found on this Web site are unofficial. The official rules are published by the Oklahoma Secretary of State Office of Administrative Rules as Title 317 of the Oklahoma Administrative Code. To order an official copy of these rules, contact the Office of Administrative Rules at (405) 521-4911.