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PCG sponsors LAUSD Focus Awards

For the past two years, Dr. Brenda Manuel of the Los Angeles Unified School District has joined PCG at a special session on community engagement during the iconic SXSWedu conference in Austin, TX. As she did last year, Dr. Manuel spoke about the Village Movement Mentoring Program where students are ...

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White House releases report on opioid crisis

On November 1, 2017, the White House released a report drafted by the President’s Commission on Combatting Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis. The report offers 56 recommendations for action by Congress, federal agencies, state governments, health care provider organizations, and health care payer...

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CBO releases report on bipartisan ACA stabilization plan

On October 25, 2017, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report on the Bipartisan Health Care Stabilization Act of 2017, which is now under consideration within the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. On October 25, 2017, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) rel...

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Foster care payments now required for approved temporary kinship placements in KY, MI, OH, and TN

On October 10, 2017, the Supreme Court denied a petition to hear a child welfare case about kinship placements decided in January 2017 in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. The Circuit Court ruled on January 27, 2017, that kinship foster families are entitled to the same foster care maintenance pay...

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Recent Federal health policy developments

There were several significant health policy developments at the Federal level this month, including a Presidential Executive Order, the announcement that the administration will no longer fund Cost Sharing Reductions (CSRs) and the release of the bipartisan effort to stabilize health insurance mark...

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Insights from the annual National Academy for State Health Policy (#NASHPCONF17)

PCG subject matter experts were in Portland, Oregon last week at the 30th annual #NASHPCONF17. With a focus on guiding state policy makers though the changing health policy landscape, #NASHPCONF17 provided a break from the day to day, reactionary work to adjust to federal policy. PCG subject matter ...

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PCG Continues Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands after Hurricane Maria

Boston, MA, October 24, 2017 - Public Consulting Group (PCG), in continuing a long, unwavering tradition of commitment to the people and places it serves, has donated $133,931 to relief efforts in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands after Hurricane Maria. This figure includes personal donations by...

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Support for the New CASE Specification Announced

Boston, MA, June 17 - Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG), in collaboration with HMH, D2L, ACT, SchoolCity, Capella University, Trinity Education Group (TEG), SAFARI Montage, Instructure, Elumen, Learning Objects, IBM, Pearson, the Georgia Department of Education, Houston Independent School District...

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Major Health Policy Developments coming out of the Federal Administration

While Congressional efforts to change or repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) continue to be stalled, the federal administration announced two significant health policy developments at the end of last week – an Executive Order aimed at promoting access to plans not subject to ...

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Bipartisan ACA stabilization plan emerges in Senate

On October 17, 2017, U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA) announced an agreement in principle on a bipartisan bill that is under consideration within the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. If enacted, the bill would... On October 17, 2017, U.S. Senato...

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