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Enjoying spring with PCG Cares in April

With the first signs of spring in the air, PCG Cares teams in Nashville, Chicago, Indianapolis, and Phoenix were busy getting involved in their communities both indoors and outdoors this April. Read on for a selection of our volunteer experiences for the month.

31. May 2019
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    Home and Community-Based Settings Regulation – Heightened Scrutiny

    The much-awaited guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on Heightened Scrutiny was issued on March 22, 2019 (SMD#19-001). In the form of FAQs, the guidance “is designed to ensure that implementation decisions balance the need for robust stakeholder engagement with administrative feasibility.”

    • 29. March 2019
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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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    21st Century Cures Act

    In December 7, 2016 Congress passed the 21st Century Cures Act (the “Act”), which was signed into law on December 14, 2016. The Act is aimed at modernizing health care delivery, improving quality and targeted improvements in the area of cancer treatment, mental health care, opioid addiction, and other focused areas. One such modernization effort requires states to implement Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) systems for personal care services and home health care services providers...

    • 19. June 2017