Course overview

Surviving a PBJ Audit & Data Issues

This course ensures the learner will: 
  • Understand the PBJ audit process
  • Know how to handle documentation requests
  • Get tips to stay compliant with audit procedures and 
  • Be able to protect their Five Star rating.
Why Take this Course

Preview the PBJ audit process and gain tips to stay PBJ compliant

Who Should Attend
  • Administrators
  • Audit responders
  • Staff responsible for compliance
Skill Level


Time to Complete

60 to 75 minutes


24 / 7 online




The objectives of the Audit course include:

Understand PBJ audits

Prepare audit responses

Audit-proof your PBJ data

Our learners can easily answer these questions

  • Why does CMS conduct PBJ audits?
  • Which facilities get audited?
  • What happens if I receive a CMS audit?
  • How should I internally audit my PBJ data?
  • What should I look for when examining job titles and pay types?
  • What are best practices for reviewing worked and non-worked hours?

Course Lessons

Jenn Moenck Feige

PBJ guru and software founder
Jenn is a leading expert in Payroll-Based Journal and founder of the first software platform design for PBJ reporting.  She has trained thousands of PBJ practitioners and helped skilled nursing facilities prepare and submit over 50,000 PBJ reports since the launch of the program in 2016.

With the recent focus on measuring, rewarding and penalizing SNF's for their reported PBJ data, Jenn co-founded PBJ Central with a new mission to ensure everyone in the industry has better visibility and execution of PBJ reporting and its impacts.
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