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PDF Version of BQA 00-073 (PDF, 5 KB)

Date: October 30, 2000 DSL-BQA-00-073

To: Nursing Homes NH 42

From: Jan Eakins, Chief, Provider Regulation and Quality Improvement

via: Susan Schroeder, Director, Bureau of Quality Assurance

The purpose of this memo is to inform nursing homes that 42 CFR 483.75(l)(5) (exit DHFS) requires the nursing facility to keep a copy of the PASARR Level I, the Level II, and the results of other preadmission screening(s) in the resident’s clinical record. Also, 42 CFR 483.106(b)(4)(ii) requires, in cases of transfer of a resident with mental illness or mental retardation from a nursing facility to a hospital or to another nursing facility, the transferring nursing facility is responsible for ensuring that copies of the resident’s most recent PASARR and resident assessment reports accompany the transferring resident.

If you have any questions, please contact Dinh Tran, Social Services Consultant, Bureau of Quality Assurance, at (608) 266-6646.

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