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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 inconsistent with that conclusion.

    • 20. September 2018
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    Public Consulting Group presents at HCBS Conference on using data analytics, best practices to reduce client abuse/neglect

    BALTIMORE, August 27, 2018 – Better use of data analytics and “best practices frameworks” can address what a government inspector general recently called “a systemic problem” of abuse and neglect of elderly and disabled people in home and community based services (HCBS), new research by Public Consulting Group (PCG) finds.

    • 27. August 2018
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    CCWIS Data Management

    The final rule for the Comprehensive Child Welfare Information Systems (CCWIS) is more focused on the data rather than the system itself.  This is an important change from the previous Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS) focus, and one that will have significant impact to states and tribes.  While there are still elements of the rule that affect systems design, the new focus of the CCWIS is bi-directional data exchanges with courts, education, and Medicaid claims processing systems. 

    • 16. August 2018
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    Federal Departments finalize rule to expand access to short-term health plans that are not ACA-Compliant

    On August 1, 2018, the Department of the Treasury, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Health and Human Services jointly promulgated a final rule on Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance (STLDI). The final rule further amends the proposed rule released in February and seeks to carry out the directions given in Executive Order 13813...

    • 9. August 2018