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    Federal Court in Tennessee invalidates billing threshold for enhanced Medicaid payments to physicians

    On January 24, 2018, a Federal District Court in Tennessee held that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) improperly included a billing threshold requirement in a final rule concerning whether physicians received an enhanced Medicaid rate for primary care services under a provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). 

    • 6. February 2018
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    PCG continues 2nd year of collaboration with Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and Chicago Public Schools (CPS)

    PCG's Chicago office hosted eight CPS high school students as part of CPS's Office of College and Career Readiness Job Shadow Day. All eight students are in the entrepreneurism/business career pathway. PCG's participation in Job Shadow Day continues to strengthen the collaborative effort between PCG, ISBE, and CPS to support students' college and career readiness.

    • 2. February 2018
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    Federal lawsuit filed challenging Kentucky’s Medicaid work requirement

    On Wednesday, January 24th, a lawsuit was filed in the Federal District Court, District of Columbia, challenging the implementation by Kentucky of the nation’s first work requirement in a Medicaid program. The suit was filed by three organizations on behalf of 15 Kentucky citizens claiming to be at risk of losing their Medicaid coverage. They also requested to certify the suit as a class action.

    • 1. February 2018
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    Insights from PCG’s Josh Ellis: Solving the Teacher Shortage

    What is EdForce and how does it address the current shortage of K-12 teachers? From California to Virginia, states are experiencing a severe shortage of K-12 teachers. According to the Learning Policy Institute’s most recent data (2009-14), enrollment in teacher education programs have dropped from 691,000 to 451,000, a 35% reduction.

    • 30. January 2018