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Public Consulting Group Selected for UK Government Framework for Management Consulting

The RM3745 Framework provides central government and public sector customers with a compliant route to market for acquiring consultancy advice and audit services directly from select providers, including PCG, through 2021.

 

28. November 2017
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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 matter experts have chosen a few key topics to reflect upon and provide insights into the potential future implications and policy directions.

    • 19. December 2017
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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 small pieces of the overall tax bill, they would have significant and serious impacts on health care.

    • 18. December 2017
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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 pertains to whether or not CSR payments are subject to annual Congressional appropriations.  It was initially filed in November 2014 in U.S. District Court, which ruled in favor of the U.S. House of Representatives in May 2016, but held its decision in abeyance pending appeal.  It is now before the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia.

    • 26. May 2017