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    PCG Cares fosters community in February

    While it was a short month, staff across the U.S. enjoyed taking time to support organizations we believe in through PCG Cares. Check out our latest round-up below for highlights from our February volunteer work. PCGers are always generous with volunteering their time to those in need, so it’s no surprise that in February, several offices channeled the heartwarming vibes of Valentine’s Day to make their latest volunteer efforts extra special. On February 13th, also known as Galentine’s Day, the Boston team hosted a DIY celebration for the occasion.

    • 8. April 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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    Home and Community-Based Settings Regulation – Heightened Scrutiny

    The much-awaited guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on Heightened Scrutiny was issued on March 22, 2019 (SMD#19-001). In the form of FAQs, the guidance “is designed to ensure that implementation decisions balance the need for robust stakeholder engagement with administrative feasibility.”

    • 29. March 2019
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    PCG at SXSW EDU: New insights on “equality,” “equity” -- and what they mean for education

    “Equity” and “Equality” are two words that look alike, sound alike, and but for the difference of two letters, would be identical. But when it comes to delivering quality education for all children and young people, they are two words with profoundly different meanings and implications. However, many seem to not know the difference.

    • 27. March 2019