Tom Jegou

As Compliance Expert at SmartLinx, Tom Jegou oversees SmartLinx innovations in our payroll and compliance systems. Tom is focused on transforming client needs into leading-edge products. Tom leads cross-functional teams from a product's conception through to its launch. Tom led the design of the 1095-C and Payroll-Based Journal reporting features in the WorkLinxTM suite. Since 1996, Tom has worked with every aspect of Human Capital Management Systems. He has defined, supported, implemented and managed Payroll, Time and Labor and HR systems. Tom is a Certified Payroll Professional through American Payroll Association.

  • Payroll-Based Journal: Covering All the Bases

    Payroll-Based Journal: Covering All the Bases

    SmartLinx provides an update on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Payroll-Based Journal (PBS) requirements for nursing homes.

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  • The Lowdown on Data for Payroll-Based Journal Reporting

    The Lowdown on Data for Payroll-Based Journal Reporting

    Compliance with regulations such as Payroll-Based Journal means long-term care facilities must not only have accurate data across the entire organization, but have access to that data and analytics.

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  • IRS Extends 1095-C Deadline, Works on Withholding Guidance

    IRS Extends 1095-C Deadline, Works on Withholding Guidance

    In response to the new tax reform law, the IRS has issued a 30-day extension for 1095-C reporting. It also is working to develop withholding guidance.

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  • The PBJ Update ― What You Need to Know

    The PBJ Update ― What You Need to Know

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is updating its submission requirements for Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) reporting. Here's what you need to know.

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  • Countdown to 2018: Early W-2 Filing

    Countdown to 2018: Early W-2 Filing

    For tax year 2017, both electronic and paper Form W-2 wage reports must be filed by employers with the Social Security Administration (SSA) by Jan. 31, 2018. Are you ready?

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  • Preparing Payroll for Year End

    Preparing Payroll for Year End

    Let SmartLinx help trade your year-end fright for a few helpful tricks, along with a treat we’ve cooked up just for you — the Year-end 2017 checklist.

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  • With Trump’s Executive Order, the ACA Trembles

    With Trump’s Executive Order, the ACA Trembles

    President Trump has set the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on loose footing in signing his latest executive order.

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  • Changes to the EEO-1: What You Need to Know

    Changes to the EEO-1: What You Need to Know

    The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) announced that it would halt implementation of revisions made by the Obama administration in 2016 to the EEO-1 Report.

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  • Healthcare Bill on Back Burner — for Now

    Healthcare Bill on Back Burner — for Now

    The question of what is to come still lingers among the concerns of healthcare providers around the country.

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  • CMS Steps Up Its Game on PBJ Reporting

    CMS Steps Up Its Game on PBJ Reporting

    We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: CMS is not backing down from its position on PBJ reporting.

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  • Healthcare Legislation Rises from the Dead: The Graham-Cassidy Bill

    Healthcare Legislation Rises from the Dead: The Graham-Cassidy Bill

    Healthcare providers breathed a sigh of relief after the defeat of the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) in July.

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  • Poor Five-Star Rating? Investors Are Watching

    Poor Five-Star Rating? Investors Are Watching

    For Long-Term Care facilities, consumers are not the only ones looking at your Five-Star Rating — financial institutions are as well.

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  • ACA & Healthcare Reform: Where Do We Go from Here?

    ACA & Healthcare Reform: Where Do We Go from Here?

    The promise to dismantle the ACA and vague threats to curtail cost-sharing subsidies has prompted many insurers to seek substantial premium increases.

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  • How to Land a Perfect Five-Star Rating

    How to Land a Perfect Five-Star Rating

    If your facility is struggling with its Five-Star Rating, here are a few tips on how to give it a much-needed boost to attract new residents and applicants.

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  • Payroll-Based Journal Audits Are Lurking on the Horizon

    Payroll-Based Journal Audits Are Lurking on the Horizon

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is circling back with a new spin on Payroll-Based Journal: PBJ audits.

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  • How to Prepare Your Long-Term Care and Healthcare Facilities for the BCRA

    How to Prepare Your Long-Term Care and Healthcare Facilities for the BCRA

    Here are the most important steps for Long-Term Care facilities to take now, in order to compensate for the potential decrease in revenue.

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  • 3 Tips on How Long-Term Care Facilities Can Remain Compliant as the AHCA Looms

    3 Tips on How Long-Term Care Facilities Can Remain Compliant as the AHCA Looms

    With a new administration in place, many changes are being proposed for the American healthcare system. What does this all mean for long-term care?

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  • CMS Clarifies Payroll-Based Journal “Hours Entered” Concerns

    CMS Clarifies Payroll-Based Journal “Hours Entered” Concerns

    CMS clarifies how hours should be entered in the PBJ website and PBJ Upload files.

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  • Oriol Health Care: Optimizing Talent and Reducing Overtime Costs by 25%

    Oriol Health Care: Optimizing Talent and Reducing Overtime Costs by 25%

    Oriol Health Care has succeeded in optimizing their workforce management solutions to deliver the highest levels of quality patient care.

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  • Payroll-Based Journal Reporting – Are You Prepared for an Audit?

    Payroll-Based Journal Reporting – Are You Prepared for an Audit?

    As mandatory reporting of Payroll-Based Journal Reporting (PBJ) goes into effect, many long-term care facilities are evaluating their PBJ reporting process.

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