News Archive

12/15/16 Terms for Licensing of Motion Pictures in Senior Communities and Health Care Facilities

11/16/16 PBJ Data Submission Update

Thursday evening, November 10, 2016, CMS, through its Quality Technical Support Office, e-mailed a notice to all providers related to PBJ submissions. CMS has addressed several technical questions related to the PBJ submission process and, most notably, has indicated they will accept data submission past the deadline and will not impose penalties for providers that have not met the deadline at this time.  

The CMS message is included below in its entirety.  AHCA has been raising many

11/16/16 Caregivers SHAring Meaningful PrIOrities for PatieNtS (CHAMPIONS)

10-8-16 President & CEO Lifespan Network Position Profile

LifeSpan Network seeks a visionary President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead the organization and build upon its current successes and stellar reputation in the senior care community.

 Learn more.

7/1/16 - PBJ (Payroll-Based Journal) Reporting Deadline

Electronic submission of staffing data through the Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) is required of all Long Term Care Facilities in 2016.  ALL nursing 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 (

5/24/16 - Leadership Summit: Transforming Healthcare and Partnering for Success

2/9/16 - Montgomery County Hospitals and Post-Acute Roundtable

12/15/15 - Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC)

1. Expands Advisory Council to Include Senior Care, Physicians, Insurers; and
2. Revises Charge for 2016

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