The Easy Way to PBJ

ezPBJ is the leading web-based Payroll-Based Journal software that manages all your PBJ reporting needs:

ezPBJ Pro Suite

  • Convert staffing data to PBJ
  • Map your data to latest PBJ specs
  • Error check CMS rules to prevent rejections
  • Fix CMS issues and edit any data
  • Audit current quarter against Nursing Home Compare and prior quarters
  • Analyze many dashboard reports

ezPBJ Sender Add-on

  • Send PBJ report directly to CMS
  • Avoid CMS VPN login issues
  • Get CASPER reports in ezPBJ
  • Get email notification with status updates
  • Use for multiple facilities

Handle These PBJ Gotchas

  • Split paid hours at midnight as required
  • Convert & audit contractor & vendor files
  • Split hours by Job for crossover staff
  • Remove non-PBJ hours such as PTO & vacation
  • Compare to prior quarters and the last 671
  • Quickly prepare PBJ reports for many facilities

Why Do More SNFs Prefer
ezPBJ Pro Suite?

  • Preview all your complete PBJ report in one tool
  • Correct errors before submitting to CMS
  • No long-term contracts
  • Unlimited users
  • No software to install or configure
  • Free updates
  • Keep your existing payroll / timekeeping systems and avoid costly upgrades

Introducing ezPBJ’s Sender

To celebrate the recent release of Sender, ezPBJ is offering your next PBJ submission to CMS free. Available before July 15th, see how easy PBJ can be!

PBJ – Ready in Four Easy Steps


Import Timekeeping and Vendor Data


Review & Modify Staff, Census, and Hours


Validate PBJ with Visual Dashboard and Error Checker


Submit PBJ File to CMS with Sender Module

Import Payroll and Vendor Files

ezPBJ can import all your PBJ files – including standard timekeeping and staffing reports from virtually any timekeeping or payroll system to individual vendor, contract and rehab files. Our Import Wizard walks your through the file import, data mapping and creation of reusable templates that save your custom rules.

CMS PBJ Software

Import All PBJ Files

  • Payroll and timekeeping files
  • Rehab and vendor files
  • XML, CSV, excel files
  • Import Wizard walks you through the process

CMS PBJ Software

Create Reusable Templates

  • Map your Job Titles and Pay Types to CMS codes
  • Split shifts at midnight for reporting
  • Exclude non-direct care paid hours
  • Save unique templates to reuse every CMS Quarter

Manual/Bulk Entry

You can manually add any data not captured in the file import – such as contracted staff and hours, staff that spend partial time at your facility and hours of salaried employees. You can also modify imported data to reflect CMS guidelines like splitting hours based on multiple job titles and excluding non-direct care hours.

CMS PBJ Software

Manually Add Any Staff

  • Contract and vendor staff
  • Staff that spend partial time at SNF
  • Corporate staff

CMS PBJ Software

Manually Add or Modify Hours Worked

  • Add salaried and contract hours
  • Split hours based on multiple Job Titles
  • Exclude individual non-reportable hours

Audit Data and Check for Errors

Ensure the accuracy and completeness of your PBJ data before submitting to CMS. ezPBJ’s Visual Dashboards allow you to audit all your PBJ data in multiple displays. You can then use our Error Checks to quickly identify any potential issues that could cause your file to be rejected by CMS.

CMS PBJ Software

Audit Visual Dashboard

  • Evaluate staffing data by Job Titles, Pay Types and dates
  • Drill down and stratify by specific categories
  • Review projected Five Star staffing calculations
  • Compare multiple facilities using staffing metrics

CMS PBJ Software

Run CMS Error Checks

  • Identify potential CMS submission errors
  • Isolate detailed specifics for correction
  • View helpful correction tips
  • Re-run error checks until file has zero errors

Create and Download PBJ XML File

ezPBJ creates your downloadable zipped PBJ XML file – ready for CMS submission – with the click of a button. Files are produced via your specified parameters and archived for easy accessibility.

CMS PBJ Software

Download Zipped PBJ XML

  • Aggregate all data in one file for single CMS submission
  • Select individual date ranges and process type
  • Files cataloged by name and creation date
  • One-click downloads

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calling us at (585) 210-9780 or emailing

ezPBJ converts standard timekeeping and staffing reports from virtually any timekeeping or payroll system such as Paychex, ADP, Paycor, Paycom, Kronos, SmartLinx, AOD, Novatime and many more. You can also use ezPBJ to convert and clean Vendor and Rehab files to PBJ format.

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