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Software acquisition simplifies PBJ compliance for skilled nursing providers and expands Briggs’ post-acute digital offerings WEST DES MOINES, IOWA, Aug. 1, 2018 – Today Briggs Healthcare announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ezPBJ. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Briggs, ezPBJ will continue to expand its software solutions for Payroll-Based Journal…

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ezPBJ Provides Free Benchmarking of Payroll-Based Journal Data for Skilled Nursing Facilities ezPBJ has released a free PBJ analytics tool to help skilled nursing facilities benchmark and monitor their payroll-based journal reporting. ezPBJ Essentials lets facilities review their CMS public use PBJ data and illustrates staffing trends across the key five-star staffing ratings published on…

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Excerpted from: https://www.leadingageny.org/providers/nursing-homes/survey-clinical-and-quality/nursing-home-staffing-measures-transitioning-to-pbj-data/   Nursing Home Staffing Measures Transitioning to PBJ Data n a letter issued on April 6th, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) confirms that it is shifting the data source used to calculate the staffing measures of the nursing home quality rating system this month. When the transition occurs, the staffing…

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ezPBJ Speeds Up PBJ Reporting with New Automation ezPBJ celebrates its first anniversary with the release of ezPBJ Sender, a new time saver for Skilled Nursing Facilities filing their Payroll-Based Journal reports. ezPBJ Sender helps centers submit PBJ reports to CMS and notifies them when their PBJ reports are successfully accepted. “Skilled Nursing Facilities are…

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ezPBJ Introduces New PBJ Auditing Software ezPBJ announces the release of XML Analyzer, a one-of-a-kind PBJ auditing software. XML Analyzer enables Skilled Nursing Facilities to reconcile and error check their XML files from payroll, workforce or third-party vendors before completing their Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) submission to CMS. “CFO’s consistently tell us they want to verify…

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Excerpted from: http://www.claconnect.com/resources/articles/how-the-fivestar-quality-rating-system-measures-quality-in-senior-services CMS to Publicly Post PBJ Data By Jillian Martin and Carl Moellenkamp In 2008 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) implemented a tool to assist consumers in evaluating nursing homes. The Nursing Home Compare website was developed and updated by CMS to provide an overall rating to all Medicare and…

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ezPBJ Launches Experts Network to Help Skilled Nursing Facilities with PBJ Compliance Rochester, NY-based ezPBJ has established a network of expert partners in Payroll Based Journal rules to help skilled nursing facilities comply with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ new PBJ reporting process. ezPBJ Network partners include MDS Consultants, 360 Consulting and Amy…

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McKnights Skilled Nursing Facility News

Excerpted from: http://www.mcknights.com/news/providers-could-face-five-star-sanctions-for-late-pbj-data/article/518567 By Emily Mongan, Staff Writer August 25, 2016 Nursing homes that fail to submit electronic staffing data by the first required deadline may face sanctions and could see their Five-Star rating suffer as a result, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services officials said Thursday. Providers are required to submit their staffing data…

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Provider Magazine Post-Acute Care

Excerpted from: http://www.providermagazine.com/news/Pages/2016/0816/Studies-Five-Star-Ratings-Linked-To-Consumer-Demand,-Nurse-Training-.aspx By Amy Mendoza Consumers increasingly are more likely to choose a skilled nursing care center if it has a Five-Star Rating of five stars, according to a recent study by Health Services Research. In its study, “Changes in Consumer Demand Following Public Reporting of Summary Quality Ratings: An Evaluation in Nursing Homes,”…

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California Veteran Homes

Customer Success Story The State of California provides long-term care to resident veterans. The eight current Homes are a system of live-in, residential care facilities offering a comprehensive plan of medical, dental, pharmacy, rehabilitation services and social activities within a homelike, small community environment. The Homes range in size from 60-1000+ residents. The Challenge CalVet…

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