Five-Star Quality Rating System: Technical Users’ Guide updated July 29, 2020

Mary MadisonCOVID-19, Industry, Secure NewsLeave a Comment

CMS posted the updated Five-Star Quality Rating System Technical Users Guide (29-pages) this past week.  The updated State-Level Health Inspection Cut Point Table (4-pages) was also posted. July 2020 Revisions: Temporary Changes due to COVID-19 Staffing Rating Changes: Under the COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers for Health Care Providers, CMS … Read More

PBJ reporting waiver ends

Jenn FeigeCOVID-19, Industry, Secure News, SimplePBJLeave a Comment

CMS has ended the PBJ staffing data submission waiver included in the COVID-19 emergency blanket waiver. In a letter released June 25, CMS announced that facilities are once again required to submit their April–June PBJ data by the normal August 14 deadline.  CMS also decided NOT to require the submission … Read More