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Public Partnerships (PPL), CARE team up for $500,000 donation to frontline coronavirus workers in N.J.

Frontline in-home workers who provide care and assistance for some of New Jersey’s most vulnerable residents, the elderly, the developmentally disabled and military veterans will receive a special “thank you” gift to provide some relief from the stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic.

18. May 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
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    California’s FI$Cal project experiences continued success

    Since 2010, PCG’s Technology Consulting practice has partnered with the State of California to procure and implement one of the largest public sector enterprise resource planning (ERP) projects in the nation - the Financial Information System for the State of California (FI$Cal). PCG has provided assistance with procurement, served in a technical advisory role, and currently provides independent verification and validation (IV&V) services.

    • 10. October 2018