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It’s time to recognize our most passionate employees – Announcing PCG’s newest EPIC Awards winners

The EPIC Awards are a quarterly employee recognition program designed to help bring the four tenets that define PCG’s ethos—Entrepreneurial Spirit, Passion, Impact, and Community—to life in a tangible way. 

7. January 2021
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    5th Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Provider Fee That States Pay Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to Receive Federal Reimbursement for Managed Care Organization (MCO) Payments

    On Friday, July 31, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit overturned a lower court decision and upheld the provider fee that states are required to pay under Section 9010 of the ACA, on behalf of MCOs, in order for the states to receive federal reimbursement for payments to the MCOs. 

    • 31. July 2020
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    Child Welfare Funding Updates in Response to the COVID-19 Emergency

    Increased FMAP is available for allowable Medicaid medical assistance expenditures for which federal matching is paid ordinarily at the state-specific FMAP rate defined in Section 1905(b) of the Act. Note: States do not need to submit a State Plan Amendment or a waiver for the increase, unless there are tests or treatments not currently in their state plan that can be/will be used to treat COVID-19.

    • 21. April 2020
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    CCWIS: One Year Later, Where Are We?

    It’s been just over a year since the Comprehensive Child Welfare Information System (CCWIS) Notice of Intent deadline passed, and in a new blog post, Public Consulting Group’s Carole Hussey reflects on the national landscape, the progress that has been made, and the progress yet to be made.

    • 15. October 2019
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    Tips for navigating different CCWIS solutions

    Many new solutions are being designed and implemented to satisfy the requirements of the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Comprehensive Child Welfare Information System (CCWIS). From platforms, to Commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) software, to Best-of-Breed, there are both some nuances as well as major differences in how the child welfare community is defining the various solutions in the marketplace.

    • 24. April 2019