Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Vendor Change Notice
March 25, 2014
On April 1, 2014, Goold Health Systems (GHS), an Emdeon company, will assume responsibility for the PASRR Level II assessments required by the State of Maine Office of Aging and Disability Services (OADS) and the Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHS).
Every person entering a Nursing Facility must have a PASRR Level I screen. GHS will receive all Level I screens by fax at the number below, as of Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Any person with a serious mental illness or an intellectual disability or other related condition will receive a PASRR Level II Assessment conducted by GHS to ensure that each person receives appropriate long term care.
APS Healthcare will continue to manage the PASRR assessment process through March 31, 2014.
Contact Goold Health Systems at:
Phone: 1-800-609-7893 PASRR II Dedicated Fax Line: 844-884-5577 45 Commerce Dr, Suite 5 PO Box 1090 Augusta, ME 04332-1090
Where can I find more information about PASRR?
State of Maine PASRR Manual: http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/samhs/mentalhealth/mh-system/pasrr/contents.htm
PASRR LEVEL I SCREEN Form: http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/oms/pdfsdoc/news/pasrrform.pdf
Office of Aging and Disability Services: (800) 262-2232 or (207) 287-9200
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services, PASRR Coordinator: (207) 287-5589