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Payroll Based Journal (PBJ) 3.00.00 Data Submission Specifications

Oct 06, 2017

The Data Specifications for the PBJ Administration Submission File have been added to V3.00.00 of the PBJ Data Submission Specs and are now available in the download section at https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/NursingHomeQualityInits/Staffing-Data-Submission-PBJ.html. This file should be used if an Employee has changed Employee IDs within a facility. This file is used strictly to link or delink Employee ID information already present in the PBJ system. An Employee ID can only be linked to one other Employee ID per XML file. For more information about the PBJ Administration Submission File please see “Linking Methodology” in the download section at https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/NursingHomeQualityInits/Staffing-Data-Submission-PBJ.html.

An Excel template and XSD will be provided for the PBJ Administration Submission File. These items will be available on November 20, 2017.

Last Modified on 3/20/2018