An Overview of the Functional Assessment Standardized Item (FASI)
Recorded on June 3, 2016 (60 minutes)
This webinar will provide a brief overview of the Functional Assessment Standardized Items (FASI), which is part of the CMS Testing Experiencing and Functional Tools (TEFT) project.  CMS will be testing this FASI, a revised version of the CARE tool, for use in home and community-based waiver settings which includes assisted living.  CMS will be evaluating the reliability and validity of the FASI and asking states to demonstrate their use of the FASI elements. CMS has requested comments on this project by July 1, 2016.  

Objectives:

Provide an overview of the Functional Assessment Standardized Items
Explain how states may use the FASI in HCBS settings
Provide a brief overview of the TEFT project

Speakers:


Lindsay Schwartz, Senior Director, Workforce & Quality Improvement, NCAL
Lilly Hummel, Senior Director of Policy, NCAL
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