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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Resources – Pertinent and useful resources are available for download in the Coronavirus (COVID-19) section of the Resources/Informational Materials page of this website.
  • Suspension of In-person HCQU Activities (update) - Based on current information and recommendations, the Kepro HCQU continues to suspend face-to-face meetings and training during the pandemic. Virtual technical assistance and instructor-led training are being conducted through Microsoft Teams. If you have questions, please contact the HCQU.

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Health Risk Screening Tool (HRST)

  • For information about the HRST process, refer to the Pennsylvania Health Risk Screening Tool Protocol Update.
  • Residential Providers and Supports Coordination Organizations (SCOs): To request addition, update, and/or removal of HRST users for the agency, please submit a new or updated user spreadsheet to the HCQU HRST Gatekeeper (hrstgatekeeper@kepro.com), following the steps detailed in the HRST Best Practice Guide for PA Providers (applicable to providers and SCOs). New users receive HRST user profile credentials directly from HRS, via email.
    • Rater Requirements - Successful completion of the HRST Online Rater Training. SCO users are encouraged (but not required) to complete the HRST Online Rater Training.
    • Clinical Reviewer Requirements - (1) RN or LPN licensure, (2) successful completion of the HRST Online Rater Training, and (3) participation in 1-day HRST Clinical Reviewer Training session. Contact pasupport@replacingrisk.com for a current schedule of HRST Clinical Reviewer Training sessions and registration information.
      • An RN must provide oversight for LPN Clinical Reviewers
  • Submit questions about the HRST user profile spreadsheet to hrstgatekeeper@kepro.com
  • Submit technical questions about the HRST tool to pasupport@replacingrisk.com
  • Submit clinical questions related to the HRST to paclinassist@replacingrisk.com.
Keystone Peer Review Organization, Inc., is the service provider on behalf of Westmoreland County Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.