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Payroll-Based Journal General

Long-term care facilities that are subject to meeting the Requirements for Participation as specified in 42 CFR Part 483, Subpart B are subject to PBJ reporting requirements. PBJ does not apply to swing beds.

Nursing Home Compare is a website managed by the federal government that has detailed information about every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country.  It contains quality of care and staffing information for all 15,000 plus Medicare- and Medicaid-participating nursing homes.  The staffing data from the Payroll-Based Journal will eventually end up on Nursing Home Compare.

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