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CMS issues new guidance on using Medicaid health IT to reduce opioid risks

On June 11, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued new guidance to state Medicaid directors about how states can harness Medicaid health information technology to combat the opioid crisis. CMS encourages states to pursue strategies such as enhanced prescription drug monito...

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Privacy Shield Policy

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Maine Superior Court Justice orders state administration to carry out voter-approved Medicaid Expansion

On Monday, June 4, 2018, Superior Court Justice Michaela Murphy ordered the Commissioner of the Maine Department of Health and Human Services to submit by June 11, 2018 a state plan to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)to provide e...

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CMS launches Medicaid/CHIP performance scorecard

On June 4, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) unveiled a new performance scorecard offering critical metrics on state health system performance, state administrative performance, and federal administrative performance under Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program...

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PCG Employee Success Stories

PCG prides itself in assisting employees to develop a career based upon our project needs and your skills and interests. In addition to ongoing opportunities for learning and individual growth, we provide you with the necessary tools and resources through our facilities, our technology and our exper...

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Rich Albertoni

Mr. Albertoni has 16 years of experience working in state public health programming and Medicaid. He has held leadership positions in eligibility, budget and finance, and benefits and waivers. Rich Albertoni Manager Health Mr. Albertoni has 16 years of experience working in state public health progr...

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Looking to the Future of Workers' Compensation

Several members of the PCG Health team recently attended the Workers Compensation Research Institute’s Annual Issues & Research Conference in Boston . The conference convenes researchers, regulators, and other workers’ compensation professionals from around the country to discuss trends they are...

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States Pursue Unique Approaches to Permit Non-Compliant Health Plans

While much of the attention over the debate over the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has centered at the Federal level, states continue to act as the laboratories for innovation. Last year Health Policy News featured a series of updates on activity around Section 1332 State Innovation Waivers in the state...

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Movement on drug cost containment at both the State and Federal level

Health Policy News has devoted significant attention to State and Federal efforts to contain drug costs, including recently issuing a report and legislative tracking tool entitled “ Rising Prescription Drug Costs: A report on state and federal efforts to contain costs”. As we head into the summer we...

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Read to be Ready, The Importance of Summer Camps

Starting next month month, more than 7,700 Tennessee students will participate in the extraordinarily successful Read to be Ready summer camps the Tennessee Department of Education (DOE) offers... Starting next month, more than 7,700 Tennessee students will participate in the extraordinarily success...

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