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PCG celebrates Women’s History Month

This March, we proudly participate in the annual celebration of Women’s History Month to honor the many achievements of women throughout history and examine the issues that affect women today. We thank the women of PCG for the productivity, resourcefulness, experience, and perspective they bring to our many projects! Our firm and clients benefit tremendously from their hard work.

22. March 2019
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    Federal district court judge strikes down federal rule authorizing association health plans

    On Thursday, March 28, 2019, Judge John D. Bates of the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia struck down a regulation of the U.S. Department of Labor that permitted small businesses to band together to create association health plans (AHPs) that did not meet the benefits requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

    • 3. April 2019
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    Federal judge blocks approval of work requirements in expanded Medicaid programs of AR and KY

    On March 27, 2019, Federal District Court Judge James E. Boasberg, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, issued two comprehensive decisions blocking work requirements that had been approved for the expanded Medicaid programs of Arkansas and Kentucky by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). 

    • 3. April 2019
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    Arizona Appeals Court voids state law provisions allowing hospitals to impose liens on Medicaid injured recipients

    On Tuesday, March 12, 2019, a three-judge panel of the Arizona Appeals Court held that Arizona statutes that allowed hospitals to impose liens on Arizona Medicaid recipients who suffered accidents in order to recover the difference between the Medicaid payments and the hospitals’ costs violated Federal law. 

    • 19. March 2019
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    CMS offers new model for emergency medical triage and transportation

    On February 14, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), outlined a new model for emergency medical triage, treatment, and transportation services. CMS will offer Medicare reimbursement through the new model to transport patients to hospital emergency departments as well as other destinations appropriate to patient needs, such as primary care physicians and urgent care clinics.

    • 21. February 2019