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The Cost of Payroll-based Journal Reporting Adding Up Fast

Long-Term Living PBJ for SNF

Excerpted from: http://www.ltlmagazine.com/article/regulatory-compliancecms/cost-payroll-based-journal-reporting-adding-fast The Cost of Payroll-based Journal Reporting Adding Up Fast By David Raths For the past year, skilled nursing facilities have been aware of pending new regulations from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Facilities are required to electronically submit detailed direct-care staffing information, with the intent of linking those staffing…

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CMS Publishes Version 2 Updated PBJ Technical Information

CMS Publishes V2 of PBJ Technical Specs The following PBJ Submission Specifications are now available under the Downloads section of CMS’ Payroll Based Journal page: • PBJ 1.0 Submission Specs V1.00.0 for the October 1, 2015 Release • PBJ 2.0 Submission Specs V2.00.0 for the June 26, 2016 Release The submission specs consist of the…

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PBJ – Have You Registered with CMS?

Registering with CMS for PBJ The Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) is a website through which Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) will be required to submit staffing data pulled directly from their payroll software, starting in July 2016. Surveys have shown that most facilities are not well prepared for this change. In order to become prepared, CMS opened…

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New Payroll Based Journal (PBJ) Reporting Guidelines

Long-Term Living PBJ for SNF

Excerpted from: http://www.ltlmagazine.com/article/new-payroll-based-journal By Pamela J. Skrzynski, President, PamSki Solutions and Jodie Carleton, Manager of Client Care, StaffScheduleCare The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued various documents related to the electronic submission of staffing and census information in an effort to promote greater accountability for long-term care facilities (both Skilled Nursing Facilities…

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