CMS issues S&C letter on Payroll-Based Journal for LTC facilities

Earlier this month, CMS announced the release of its staffing data submission system, Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ). Payroll-Based Journal use will begin on a voluntary basis starting October 1, 2015, and will be mandatory for all long term care facilities beginning July 1, 2016.

Read CMS S&C Letter “Implementation of Section 6106 of the Affordable Care Act – Collection of Staffing Data for Long Term Care Facilities” Ref: S&C: 15-35-NH).

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