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PCG wins first independent contract for newly-formed EA business line

PCG's technology consulting division was recently awarded a new contract to provide Strategic Planning and Enterprise Architecture (EA) support services to the California Department of Health Care Services, Office of Systems Integration (OSI). PCG will assist the State’s efforts to implement the Cal...

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Public Consulting Group Expands Digital Learning Solutions Offerings

BOSTON , Feb. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Public Consulting Group (PCG) today announced the expansion of its Digital Learning Solutions offerings through the application of content and resources developed by Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS). KDS was a leading provider of a large catalog of more than 80 ...

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CHIP funding becomes critical issue for many states

States continue to face uncertainty as of December 15, 2017 about Federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Congressional authorization of new Federal funds for CHIP expired on September 30, 2017. States continue to face uncertainty as of December 15, 2017 about Federal fun...

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Lawsuit filed challenging new reimbursement system Medicare pays for lab work

On Monday, December 11, 2017, the American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA) filed a lawsuit in federal District Court in Washington, D.C., claiming that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) failed to follow a 2014 federal law when implementing a new system of reimbursing lab wo...

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Public Consulting Group Acquires Focused Management Solutions

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) announced today that it is expanding its focus on workforce development, training, and placement solutions through the acquisition of Focused Management Solutions (FMS), based in Gainesville, Florida. Boston, MA. December 14, 2017 – Public Consulting Group, Inc. (...

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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 sm...

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Happy Holidays from PCG

Each year, in lieu of holiday cards and gifts, PCG makes donations to selected nonprofit organizations that support the missions and community interests of our public sector partners, and the populations they serve. This year, we are honored to support the following organizations... Each year, in li...

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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 per...

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Administration releases the proposed rule on association health plans

On January 4, the administration released the anticipated proposed rule broadening the ERISA definition of “employer” and expanding the options for small employers seeking insurance coverage, as foreshadowed in the President’s executive order on October 12, 2017. On January 4, the administration rel...

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Budget – Money Is Not the Problem but It’s Not the Solution Either

For the past decade, funding has been a challenge at every level of government—local, state, and federal. The recession of 2008 was a particularly difficult time for funding across all levels of government, but it was arguably most difficult on the child welfare system as many jurisdictions had to d...

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