Tips for the PBJ Pro: Importance of the human touch

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VALIDATING YOUR PBJ DATAImportance of the human touchEveryone falls into auto-mode now and then. While SimplePBJ continues to discover and add new verification checks for potential issues, the human touch is still needed to confirm the PBJ data you’re submitting is accurate. Don’t get lulled into thinking the data from … Read More

Tips for the PBJ Pro: COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended

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BREAKING NEWSCOVID-19 Public Health Emergency ExtendedThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services signed an extension of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency on July 19, 2021. The extension is in place for another 90 days. What does this mean for me? With the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) extended, the … Read More

Nursing home staffing data – quarter 3, 2020

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AS RESIDENT POPULATION SHRINKS, NURSING HOMES REMAIN UNDERSTAFFED is the “subtitle” of the alert email I received on Friday, January 22, 2021 from the Long Term Care Community Coalition. January 22, 2021 – Staffing levels are a key predictor of nursing home resident outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Studies show that facilities with … Read More

Instantly predict your Staffing Five-Star

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How to use ezPBJ’S real-time Five-Star predictor ezPBJ’s Five-Star Staffing Projections show your expected Five-Star rating for the active, current quarter – anywhere from 4 to 6 months before CMS publishes your rating to Nursing Home Compare. The staffing Five-Star projection is built on multiple data points, including: Reported PBJ … Read More