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Potential Penalties Involved in PBJ Reporting and How to Avoid Them

on Feb 20, 2020 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Affordable Care Act Labor law Payroll Human resources
We’ve written extensively on the importance of the Payroll-Based Journal program, and the accuracy of your reporting. Today we’ll talk about some of the potential penalties involved with mistakes in reporting.
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All About the Payroll-Based Journal’s Five-Star Quality Rating System

on Feb 17, 2020 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Affordable Care Act Labor law Payroll Human resources
It’s important that families who place their loved ones in nursing homes and the nursing home residents themselves can rest assured in the quality of care they receive. That’s why, in 2008, the CMS Nursing Home Compare site was upgraded with a five-star-based rating system to measure the quality of all nursing homes that participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. 
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What information is required in your ACA Payroll-Based Journal? 

on Feb 13, 2020 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Affordable Care Act Labor law Payroll Human resources
The Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services gathers information about staff employed at skilled nursing facilities (SNF) in order to measure the caliber of treatment and care that patients and residents receive and how often the facility experiences staff turnover. 
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How to Submit My ACA Payroll-Based Journal

on Feb 11, 2020 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 1 Comment | Affordable Care Act Labor law Payroll Human resources
Without the passion and commitment of the people who keep them running day in and day out, no nursing home would thrive. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services agrees with this, and that’s what payroll-based journal reporting is all about.
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An Introduction to Payroll-Based Journals

on Feb 6, 2020 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Affordable Care Act Labor law Human resources Time and labor
The responsibility of a nursing home is no small weight -- clients put the physical and mental health of their loved ones in the hands of the facility’s staff, trusting that the staff will handle that responsibility with the utmost professionalism. 
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Should My Business Consider Offering a Flexible Spending Account?

on Jan 7, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Affordable Care Act
About 74% of large employers and 23% of small businesses offer Flexible Spending Accounts for their employees’ health care. FSAs are a welcome addition to a company’s benefits package, helping employees feel that the company is invested in their good health.
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The ACA and Workplace Wellness Programs: What You Should Know

on Jan 4, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 2 Comments | Affordable Care Act Employees Human resources
More than 45% of Americans have at least one chronic health condition, and 60% face the health concerns of being overweight or obese. This means your employees need help with their health care, and you’re in a position to provide that support.
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Does My Small Business Need to Worry About ACA Compliance?

on Jan 3, 2019 11:15:37 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Affordable Care Act
There are more than 27 million small businesses in the U.S., depending on how you define “small.” The Small Business Administration (SBA) defines it as any actively-operating company with 500 employees or fewer. But their definition has changed many times over the years.
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Court Ruling on ACA Has No Immediate Impact on Employers

on Dec 19, 2018 9:20:23 AM By | Complete Payroll | 1 Comment | Affordable Care Act
Last Friday, a federal judge in Texas ruled that the entirety of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was unconstitutional due to changes made to the tax code last year. He said, in short, that eliminating the individual tax penalty made the whole law unworkable. 
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What Is a Payroll Based Journal and Who Needs to Use Them?

on Aug 29, 2018 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Affordable Care Act Labor law Payroll Time and labor
If you’re not in the healthcare industry, then the term PBJ probably makes you think about peanut butter and jelly, not payroll based journals. For those within healthcare, however (and especially long-term care), payroll based journals have become a major tool in keeping timekeeping compliant with ACA regulations. Not sure what a PBJ is or why they matter? Here are the basics you need to know.
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