Staffing Data Submission Reminder
Staffing Data Submission Reminder: As of July 1, 2016, electronic submission of staffing data through the Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) is mandatory for all Long Term Care Facilities. You have up to 45 days after the end of the quarter to submit data for Federal Fiscal Quarter 1 (October 1, 2016-December 31, 2016.) The final submission file for this quarter is due on February 14, 2017. Submit early to avoid system delays.
Please note that an updated policy manual and FAQ are now posted on the PBJ website.
For questions related to software or technical requirements, please email NursingHomePBJTechIssues@cms.hhs.gov
For questions related to PBJ policies, please email NHstaffing@cms.hhs.gov
PBJ website link: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/NursingHomeQualityInits/Staffing-Data-Submission-PBJ.html