What Is PASRR?
Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) is required by the federal government and the state before someone is admitted to a Medicaid-certified facility. People are screened to determine if they:
- Have a serious mental illness or an intellectual disability.
- Are being admitted to the appropriate level of care.
- Need specialized services, or less intensive services.
Video Training: King County evaluator discusses the Level I and Level II from the Washington State Mental Health Division of PASRR.
See the Quick Reference Guide for additional information.
How do I find a PASRR Evaluator?
The DSHS Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery contracts with PASRR evaluators. Evaluators must pass a background check and meet education and training requirements before they can perform evaluations. The following are DBHR contractors who provide evaluations:
- Information and training for Health Care Providers and Evaluators
- Mental health PASRR forms
- Federal PASRR Requirements
- Training Slides: PASRR Level I best practices
For more information about PASRR, contact: