CMS Payroll Based Journal – Voluntary Data Submission Now Open

Karen Morris and Nancy Leveille in Clinical & Quality

Registration is OPEN and ALL Long-term Care facilities are encouraged to register for the voluntary data submission period.
Please use the resources listed below to register:

Registration Training:


Registration:

  • 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)
  • Obtain a PBJ QIES Provider ID for CASPER Reporting and PBJ system access (https://mds.qiesnet.org/mds_home.html)
  • PBJ Corporate and Third-Parties must use the current form based process to register for a QIES ID. Registration forms are available under the Access Request Information / Forms section on the right side of the page (https://www.qtso.com/)


For technical questions on how to register, please email NursingHomePBJTechIssues@cms.hhs.gov

Additionally, CMS has posted an updated PBJ Policy Manual Draft and a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) and answers about PBJ instructions and policies.  Please visit https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/NursingHomeQualityInits/Staffing-Data-Submission-PBJ.html for more information.  For policy related questions, please email NHStaffing@cms.hhs.gov

NYSHFA CONTACTS:

Karen Morris, RN, MS
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15

Nancy Leveille, RN, MS
Sr. Director, Member Operational Support
518-462-4800 x20