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Human Services - Incident Management

State and local human services organizations have an obligation to ensure the safety of vulnerable individuals under their care. Unfortunately, insufficient oversight related to out-of-date policies or inadequate systems can leave this obligation unfulfilled. Two federal reports issued in January 20...

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CDC issues new report on the growing opioid crisis

On March 6, 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report which shows that from July 2016 - September 2017, hospital emergency department visits for opioid overdoses rose about 30 percent in 52 reporting jurisdictions in 45 states. They rose 54 percent in large cities,...

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U.S. District Court in Missouri invalidates Final Rule of CMS dealing with reduction of disproportionate-share payments

On February 13, 2013, U.S. District Court Judge Brian Wimes in Missouri ruled that a CMS final rule that would require Missouri Hospitals’ DSH allotments to be reduced by any Medicare or commercial insurance was invalid. This ruling is one of several decisions in an ongoing battle by states in respo...

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21st Century Cures Act

In December 7, 2016 Congress passed the 21st Century Cures Act (the “Act”), which was signed into law on December 14, 2016. The Act is aimed at modernizing health care delivery, improving quality and targeted improvements in the area of cancer treatment, mental health care, opioid addiction, and oth...

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House Ways and Means introduces legislation supporting Welfare to Work

On June 8, 2017, bipartisan legislation was introduced to support low-income Americans as they transition out of welfare and into the workforce. The legislation – entitled the “Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act (H.R. 2842)” and sponsored by Reps. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) and Danny Davis (...

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CMS Awards PCG Quality Improvement Organization-like Certification

Boston, MA, June 16, 2017 – Public Consulting Group (PCG) is pleased to announce its certification as a Quality Improvement Organization-like (QIO-like) entity by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Already a champion of improvement to the nation’s healthcare system, this new certi...

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PCG kicks off powerful, innovative My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) series this week

Mr. Singleton founded Pacific Educational Group (PEG) in 1992, committed to achieving racial equity in education. Glenn and his group engage in sustained partnerships with educational organizations to transform beliefs, behaviors, and results so people of all races can achieve at their highest level...

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In North Carolina, Students@Work See PCG At Work

PCG was one of 45 companies and organizations across North Carolina participating in late March in Students@Work, a job-shadowing and mentoring effort established by the governor in 2011. Coordinated closely with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Students@Work has brought more tha...

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PCG wins Louisiana Medicaid modernization IV&V

PCG Technology Consulting (TC) was recently notified by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH), Bureau of Health Services Financing (BHSF) of its intent to award PCG a contract to provide Independent Verification & Validation (IV&V) services. Louisiana is embarking on an ambi...

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PCG wins HIPAA contract in California

PCG was recently awarded a one-year engagement with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to complete an independent Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) risk assessment. The purpose of this project is to perform an independent risk assessment to ensure CDPH fulfil...

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