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RN representation holds steady in nursing homes

RN representation holds steady in nursing homes

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Despite an industry-wide push for staffing improvements, skilled nursing facilities did not reduce their reliance on nurse aides between 2014 and 2016, new federal data shows.

How will PBJ impact Five-Star staffing? Would you like one lump or two?

How will PBJ impact Five-Star staffing? Would you like one lump or two?

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We don't know when, and we don't know how, but when Payroll-Based Journal staffing data replaces the data currently being captured from CMS Form 671 for calculating Five-Star staffing, we are likely going to take several lumps.

CMS to make Payroll Based Journaling data public starting Nov. 1

CMS to make Payroll Based Journaling data public starting Nov. 1

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will begin posting public use files of providers' Payroll Based Journaling data on Nov. 1, the agency said in a memo posted Monday.

Don't overlook this new mandate in the PBJ manual

Don't overlook this new mandate in the PBJ manual

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services inserted an important new requirement in the latest version of its Payroll-Based Journal manual. It's one of those innocent-looking provisions that are fairly easy to skim over. But your facility might quickly find itself in hot water should it be ignored.

Company promotes enterprise reporting, PBJ solution

Company promotes enterprise reporting, PBJ solution

Pennsylvania-based Prelude Services is offering its Enterprise Reporting solution, which is a reporting and dashboard tool, and a Payroll-Based Journal solution that can integrate time and attendance.