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States seek to intervene in House v. Price lawsuit

On May 18, 2017, 15 states and the District of Columbia filed a motion to intervene in House v. Price , a lawsuit threatening the availability of federal funds (about $9 billion in 2017) for cost-sharing reduction (CSR) payments to health insurers under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The lawsuit per...

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White House issues report on the opioid epidemic

On July 31, 2017, the White House posted the initial findings and recommendations of its Commission on Combatting Drug Abuse and the Opioid Crisis. The Commission cites evidence that... On July 31, 2017, the White House posted the initial findings and recommendations of its Commission on Combatting ...

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Happy Holidays from PCG

Each year, in lieu of holiday cards and gifts, PCG makes donations to selected nonprofit organizations that support the missions and community interests of our public sector partners, and the populations they serve. This year, we are honored to support the following organizations... Each year, in li...

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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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Implications of eliminating the individual mandate through the tax bill

Work on passage of a final tax bill continued at the time of publication this article, leaving uncertainty over its final fate, composition, and impact. In each of the versions originally passed by each house, however, there were provisions specific to health care. While those provisions are just sm...

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Public Consulting Group Acquires Focused Management Solutions

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) announced today that it is expanding its focus on workforce development, training, and placement solutions through the acquisition of Focused Management Solutions (FMS), based in Gainesville, Florida. Boston, MA. December 14, 2017 – Public Consulting Group, Inc. (...

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Lawsuit filed challenging new reimbursement system Medicare pays for lab work

On Monday, December 11, 2017, the American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA) filed a lawsuit in federal District Court in Washington, D.C., claiming that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) failed to follow a 2014 federal law when implementing a new system of reimbursing lab wo...

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CHIP funding becomes critical issue for many states

States continue to face uncertainty as of December 15, 2017 about Federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Congressional authorization of new Federal funds for CHIP expired on September 30, 2017. States continue to face uncertainty as of December 15, 2017 about Federal fun...

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Public Consulting Group Expands Digital Learning Solutions Offerings

BOSTON , Feb. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Public Consulting Group (PCG) today announced the expansion of its Digital Learning Solutions offerings through the application of content and resources developed by Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS). KDS was a leading provider of a large catalog of more than 80 ...

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PCG wins first independent contract for newly-formed EA business line

PCG's technology consulting division was recently awarded a new contract to provide Strategic Planning and Enterprise Architecture (EA) support services to the California Department of Health Care Services, Office of Systems Integration (OSI). PCG will assist the State’s efforts to implement the Cal...

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