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Public Consulting Group to Take Part in Four Sessions at SXSWedu

Public Consulting Group (PCG) today announced that it has been selected to present at SXSWedu, the leading education conference in Austin, Texas, in March, for the second year in a row. This year, PCG will lead four innovative sessions, once again bringing together thought leaders and experts from across the country to highlight innovation, best practices, and collaboration across a breadth of fields...

22. January 2018
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    Congress reauthorizes the Children’s Health Insurance Program

    On January 22, 2018, Congress reauthorized funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) through Federal fiscal year (FFY) 2023. The CHIP provisions are included as the Healthy Kids Act under H.R. 195, Division C.  Division B extends a short-term continuing resolution (CR), which was necessary to reverse a three-day federal government shut-down. Division D affects certain health care related taxes established under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The President signed the bill into law on January 22. 

    • 25. January 2018
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    CMS issues guidelines on mandating work and community engagement under Medicaid and approves the first work requirement waiver

    On January 11, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) distributed a State Medicaid Director letter outlining new guidelines for states about mandating work and other community engagement activities for adult Medicaid beneficiaries who are not aged, disabled, or pregnant. CMS defines community engagement broadly, as encompassing activities such as job search, education, skills training, caregiving, volunteer service, and treatment for substance use disorders; and suggests that such activities may be linked to better health outcomes.

    • 19. January 2018
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    CMS releases more Marketplace guidance

    Weeks after releasing proposed Marketplace regulations, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its annual Draft Letter to Issuers in the Federally-facilitated Exchanges (Letter) for the 2019 plan year on November 27th. As is typical, the draft Letter provides operational and technical guidance relative to...

    • 8. December 2017