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A look back at major developments in health policy during 2017, and a preview of 2018

In the following roundup, PCG health policy subject matter experts reflect upon major policy shifts and changes that have occurred in 2017, as well as preview policy developments expected in 2018. With major announcements that will affect 2018 just within the past couple of months, our subject matte...

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The latest news from D.C.

Following the failure in the Senate to pass various legislative proposals – the Better Care Reconciliation Act (the Senate version of repeal and replace), the straight repeal option , or the “skinny repeal” bill – last week, Senate leadership has continued to say that they are moving on to other age...

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Developments in Section 1332 State Innovation Waivers

Progress has continued on state efforts to secure Section 1332 State Innovation Waivers. Oregon submitted a waiver application at the end of August, seeking support for a state-based reinsurance program, and that application has since been determined complete. Iowa submitted two recent updates to it...

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Balance billing – a new report on recent efforts by state

PCG subject matter experts recently completed a survey report entitled “Balance Billing: Report of Recent Efforts to Protect Consumers . ” The practice of balance billing is historically commonplace, but increased scrutiny on rising out of pocket health care costs is driving efforts to provide great...

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PCGCares: Giving back in 2016

December 2016 marks PCG’s 30th anniversary. To commemorate this important milestone, and to offer some humble thanks to our clients and the communities we serve, PCG embarked on a yearlong “30 for 30” initiative to give back to those in need. Our “30 for 30” campaign was comprised of two core pieces...

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Section 1332 State Innovation Waiver – Recent developments and the newly-released checklist

In follow-up to its letter to Governors regarding the Section 1332 Waiver opportunity, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Department of Treasury released a Section 1332 checklist on May 16 designed to help states pursue ACA State Innovation Waivers. Section 1332 of the ACA ...

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For Health Plans

Managed care plans are under more regulatory scrutiny than ever before. Meanwhile, they face the business challenge of controlling Medicaid costs without sacrificing patient outcomes. At PCG, we’ve worked in the Medicaid program integrity environment for more than three decades. Our team will work w...

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For State Insurance Departments

Understanding and implementing the Affordable Care Act and other new regulations while keeping a lid on costs and ensuring that all citizens have access to affordable, quality health care coverage is a constant challenge. Our team can help your insurance department navigate the ever-changing policy ...

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Intern Opportunities

Public Consulting Group (PCG) consistently searches for internship candidates across all functions in our 35 domestic locations. Internship opportunities at PCG allow candidates a true education in the world of management consulting focused on the public sector. We search for candidates who are seek...

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Aging & Disability Services

With growing numbers of older adults and people with disabilities living independently, states need to consider how to finance, manage and improve programs that support the needs of this expanding population. PCG can help, bringing years of experience and best practices to help you ensure quality of...

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