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    Vertical Specialty: Does It Matter in IT?

    It’s an exciting time for innovation in public sector technology. With a change in orientation toward consumer experience, there are many new vendors and products emerging in the marketplace. Historically, this has been a risk-averse industry, with an inclination toward standing with the old guard; recently, however, there have been a number of unexpected contract awards that have the state and local environment buzzing.

    • 28. August 2019
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    The District of Columbia United States Circuit Court of Appeals reinstates the Medicaid Disproportionate Share (DSH) payment rule

    On August 13, 2019, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower court’s nationwide injunction order that had vacated a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) final rule that permitted payments from Medicare and private insurers to be included in calculating the hospital-specific limit on Medicaid DSH payments.

    • 23. August 2019
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    Public Consulting Group expands footprint in Arkansas with the acquisition of Script™

    Boston, MA. August 21, 2019 – Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG), a leading provider of solutions implementation and operations improvement services to the public sector, today announced that it is expanding its portfolio of web-based education data management tools in the EDPlanTM suite with the acquisition of the Script™ system and other related assets from their previous owner, Script, LLC.

    • 20. August 2019
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    U.S. District Court judge blocks NH Medicaid work requirements

    On July 29, 2019, U.S. District Court Judge James E. Boasberg, D.C., held that work requirements intended to go into effect in New Hampshire could not be implemented because of a failure to adequately consider the effect on Medicaid coverage. Judge Boasberg previously blocked work requirements scheduled in Kentucky and Arkansas. Those cases were Gresham v. Azar, No. 18-1900 (JEB) (D.D.C. Mar. 27, 2019) and Stewart v. Azar, No. 18-152 (JEB) (D.D.C. Mar. 27, 2019). 

    • 9. August 2019