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Long Term Care Pre-Admission Screening

To enter a Long Term Care program (except Hospice and Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities), an eligible beneficiary must have a pre-admission screening application must be completed to determine clinical eligibility for individuals seeking admission to a Division of Medicaid certified nursing facility on all residents regardless of payment source. This application must be completed by a health care professional and certified by a physician.

A score of 50 or above is required threshold to be considered for entry into the Long Term Care programs of:

  • Nursing Homes
  • Assisted Living Waiver
  • Elderly and Disabled Waiver
  • Independent Living Waiver
  • Traumatic Brain/Spinal Cord Injury (TBI/SCI) Waiver

Any exceptions are noted in the Administrative Code Title 23 Medicaid, Part 207 Chapter 1.

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PAS Contacts

For more information contact us by phone at: 601-359-9545.