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PCG team takes time out to support the Ronald McDonald House Charities

During the 5th Annual PCG Health Retreat, nearly 100 attendees spent an afternoon at Ronald McDonald House Charities Central Florida (RMHCCF) in a fun-filled race to assemble 500 snack packs and 100 comfort kits for donation. Ronald McDonald House Charities provides a 'home away from home' for famil...

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Boston office supports City Year Boston’s Mid-Year Summit

Last week, the PCG Boston Office volunteered to facilitate sessions at City Year Boston's Mid-Year Summit focusing on Life After City Year (LACY). PCG staff led 245 corps members through a session on Networking 101 and participated in the 18-Minute Networking exercise with other professionals from a...

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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...

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Tackling Rising Prescription Drug Costs- a report on state and federal efforts

On March 29 th , subject matter experts from Health Policy News held a webinar and Q&A to discuss efforts at the state and federal level to address the rising cost of prescription drugs. Many states are in the midst of their legislative cycles, with the issue of rising pharmaceutical costs on ag...

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PCG Acquires Hornby Zeller Associates, Inc. (HZA)

Boston, MA. March 20, 2018 – Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) announced today that its public sector research and IT solutions practice is growing with the acquisition of Hornby Zeller Associates, Inc. (HZA). Based in Troy, New York and with offices in three states, HZA is a leader in using rigor...

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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 Unfortunately, insufficient oversight related to out-of-date policies or inadequate systems can leave this obligation unfulfilled.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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A New Era of Charitable Contributions

A recent article in Governing Daily indicates that the recent tax law “could result in a $1 billion blow to social services.” This is a potentially huge loss of income for nonprofits organizations, many of whom serve abused and neglected children within the child protection system. The article indic...

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Twenty state attorneys general file federal lawsuit claiming elimination of mandate penalty renders the Affordable Care Act (ACA) unconstitutional

On Monday, February 26, 2018, twenty states, led by the attorneys general of Texas and Wisconsin, sued officials of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), alleging that the law revoking the penalty aspect of the ACA’s individual mandate rendere...

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Kentucky governor files lawsuit in defense of Medicaid work requirement

On February 23, 2018, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky requesting that the court uphold the state’s newly imposed Medicaid work requirement. The lawsuit was filed in response to the lawsuit previously filed in the U.S. Distr...

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