Preadmission Screen Resident Review (PASRR) Level II for Mental Illness– Process Changes

Nancy Leveille and Lisa Volk in Clinical & Quality

Effective Friday, December 1, 2017, Ascend, a MAXIMUS company, will be responsible for completing all Level II evaluations for mental illness. Referrals are to be initiated by downloading and completing a New York PASRR Fax Coversheet for the individual being referred for the Level II evaluation, and faxing it to 877-431-9568, along with all required documentation, as follows:

  • Referral Intake Form
  • Current Comprehensive History and Physical Evaluation
  • Current Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation (preferred, if available)
  • Complete, Accurate, and Current PRI and SCREEN

Please review the full DOH memorandum attached for additional resource information and clarification on requirements for people with developmental disabilities.


Nancy Leveille, RN, MS
Executive Director
518-462-4800 x20

Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15