Staffing totals don’t add up

Aug 9, 2018 | Research & Studies of PBJ Data

Staffing totals don’t add up

Nursing homes were placed under a hot spotlight in mid-July after The New York Times ran a lengthy story criticizing fluctuations and apparent understaffing revealed through a new federal data collection process.

The article focused on a Kaiser Health News analysis of Payroll-Based Journal data, which only recently replaced providers’ self-reported figures.




August 9, 2018


Berklan, James. “Staffing Totals Don’t Add up.” McKnight’s Long-Term Care News, 9 Aug. 2018,