HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- KEPRO announced today that Florida Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Program Director Ellen Olsen has been appointed as board member of the National Association of PASRR Professionals on October 27, 2016.
The National Association of PASRR Professionals (NAPP) is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to advancing professional individuals and organizations working in the federally mandated PASRR program. NAPP is a national group of professionals who partner to improve the quality of long-term care for individuals with mental illness, intellectual disabilities and related conditions.
"As a leader here at KEPRO and in the PASRR field, Ellen will be a true asset to the association through her wealth of knowledge and dedication to helping vulnerable populations," said KEPRO Executive Vice President & COO Meghan Harris. "Ellen will be instrumental in helping NAPP achieve their goals, as she has with KEPRO, in improving long-term care."
Ellen will be serving as the Chair of the Technology Committee and has committed to sitting on the NAPP Finance Committee.
"I'm truly honored to be selected as a board member for NAPP," stated Ellen Olsen. "I've been an active member for many years and look forward to carrying out NAPP's mission to promote improved quality of behavioral health services for those that need it most."
Since 2007, Olsen has been managing the Florida PASRR Program, which supports the state in ensuring that no individual with a serious mental illness is inappropriately placed in a nursing home by completing Level II evaluations and determinations.
To learn more about KEPRO's Florida PASRR program, visit http://flpasrr.kepro.com/.
Media Contact: Jamie Kopko, Director of Corporate Communications, JKopko@Kepro.com, 717.564.8288 x7076
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