Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) Deadline
The submission deadline for PBJ is approaching. PBJ data for 7/1/18 through 9/30/18 is due on 11-14-18. CMS uses PBJ data to determine each facility’s staffing measure on the Nursing Home Compare tool on Medicare.gov website, and calculate the staffing rating used in the Nursing Home Five Star Quality Rating System.
More information about PBJ can be found on the CMS webpage www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/NursingHomeQualityInits/Staffing-Data-Submission-PBJ.html.