Staffing Data Submission Reminder: Electronic submission of staffing data through the Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) is required of all Long Term Care Facilities in 2016. ALLnursing homes are encouraged to register to submit data to prepare to meet this requirement and maintain compliance.
- Step 1: Obtain a CMSNet User ID for PBJ Individual, Corporate and Third Party users, if you don’t already have one for other QIES applications (https://www.qtso.com/cmsnet.
html ) (many users may already have this access for MDS submission).
- Step 2: Obtain a PBJ QIES Provider ID for CASPER Reporting and PBJ system access (https://mds.qiesnet.org/mds_
- Training: PBJ Training Modules for an introduction to the PBJ system and step by step registration instruction are available on QTSO e-University, select the PBJ option https://www.qtso.com/webex/
qiesclasses.php More information is available on the PBJ website. https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/ Quality-Initiatives-Patient- Assessment-Instruments/ NursingHomeQualityInits/ Staffing-Data-Submission-PBJ. html Thank you!