CMS has developed a system for facilities to submit staffing and
census information - Payroll Based Journal (PBJ). This system will
allow staffing and system information to be collected on a regular
and more frequent basis than currently collected. It will also be
auditable to ensure accuracy. All long term care facilities will
have access to this system at no cost to facilities. The following
links contain technical information related to the PBJ and are
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