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.

NYSHFA CONTACTS:

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