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Legislation enacted to address the opioid crisis

On October 24, 2018, the President signed H.R. 6, the Support for Patients and Communities Act. The new legislation contains amendments to Medicaid, Medicare, and other federal laws to address the opioid crisis. On October 24, 2018, the President signed H.R. 6, the Support for Patients and Communiti...

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Twelve Massachusetts Disproportionate Share Hospitals (DSH) win $6 million in Medicare reimbursement in federal district court

On October 26, 2018, Judge Ketanji Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that certain patient days for individuals in the Commonwealth Care program should be included in calculating DSH Medicare reimbursement for 12 Massachusetts hospitals serving large numbers of poo...

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Helping Regis College students shine

On Thursday, October 18th, Regis College held its annual Let It Shine Gala at the Boston Park Plaza, treating the more than 300 guests in attendance to an inspirational evening supporting higher education. PCG Principal Stephen Skinner co-chaired the Gala, which raised more than $900,000 dollars in ...

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Feasibility Study Project – Hawaii EUTF

The State of Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund (EUTF) selected Public Consulting Group (PCG) to evaluate its current health benefits administration system and determine the feasibility of upgrading the existing solution or acquiring a new solution in the marketplace. PCG will ultimate...

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HawaiiPay Project IV&V Services – HI Department of Accounting and General Services

The HI Department of Accounting and General Services (DAGS), in coordination with the HI Office of Enterprise Technology Services, selected Public Consulting Group (PCG) to provide Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) oversight of the technology and professional services acquired by th...

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Benefits Eligibility System IV&V Services – Hawaii Department of Health Services

PCG’s Technology Consulting practice was selected by the Hawaii Department of Health Services (DHS) to provide Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) services to support their Systems Modernization Project. PCG’s Technology Consulting practice was selected by the Hawaii Department of Hea...

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PCG celebrates NC STEM Schools of Distinction

In September, three public schools in North Carolina were recognized for their exemplary leadership and instruction in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. Greene County Middle School, Meadowview Magnet Middle School, and Yadkin Valley Regional Career Academy are the la...

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U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal of decision against HHS concerning past Medicare DSH reimbursement to certain hospitals

On September 27, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to take up an appeal of a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) concerning certain past payments to a number of mostly non-profit hospitals under the Medicare D...

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Project SUCCESS Featured in K-12 Newsletter

PCG’s client project developed in collaboration with the Indiana Department of Education, called Project SUCCESS, was mentioned in the September 17th issue of Big Deal Media’s K-12 Technology newsletter focused on children with autism. The article provides details on research-based resources for inc...

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Maryland Attorney General sues federal government to protect the ACA

On Thursday, September 13, 2018, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh filed a lawsuit in federal district court in Maryland requesting a declaratory judgment that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is constitutional, and a court order preventing the federal government from taking any action is inconsist...

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