Effective Jan. 1, 2016, Mississippi Division of Medicaid (DOM) will no longer require the physician’s certification, electronic or hardcopy signature to confirm clinical eligibility of a nursing facility resident. Applicable sections of Mississippi Administrative Code Title 23 are being revised to reflect these changes for Pre-Admission Screening and Resident Review
(PASRR), formerly known as the Pre-Admission Screening (PAS).
The following sections will be included in this update:
- Part 303, Chapter 1, Rule 1.2: Level I Pre-Admission Screening and Resident Review, and
- Part 207, Chapter 1: Long Term Care Pre-Admission Screening , Rule 1.1: Clinical Eligibility Determination
If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Office of Long Term Care at 601-359-9545.