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Christopher Connor

Mr. Connor is a shareholder at PCG and assists with management of the Education practice area. He has been with PCG for more than 25 years and brings a wealth of experience in Medicaid reimbursement, case management solutions, technical implementations, and consulting engagements. Christopher Connor...

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U.S. Supreme Court refuses to take up ACA case on an expedited basis

On January 21, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to fast-track a review of requests appealing the Fifth Circuit decision holding the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) “mandate” to be unconstitutional. On January 21, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to fast-track a review of requests appealing the...

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One size does NOT fit all when it comes to foster home recruitment and retention strategies

In a new paper by PCG’s Stacey Priest and Jennifer MacBlane, the authors explore how states are implementing targeted recruitment and retention strategies to cultivate and maintain a pool of qualified foster parents needed to support the growing number of children entering foster care across the cou...

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U.S. Supreme Court orders Trump administration and states challenging the ACA to file responses by January 17, 2020

Following last month’s decision by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals holding the “mandate” of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to be unconstitutional, the states defending the ACA requested the U.S. Supreme Court hear the case during its current term. Following last month’s decision by the Fifth Circu...

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Federal Appeals Court rules that mandate provision of ACA is unconstitutional

On Wednesday, December 18, 2019, a 3-judge panel of the Federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals held that the “mandate” provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional. The panel sent the case back to Judge Reed O’Connor of the Federal District Court in Fort Worth Texas to “conduct a m...

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Special education subject matter expert explores the power of presuming competence in students with significant intellectual disabilities

In an article published in the December 2019 issue of Principal Leadership , a publication of the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), PCG’s special education subject matter expert Ashley Quick explores the power of presuming competence in students with significant intellectu...

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Hospitals file lawsuit to challenge federal rule requiring disclosure of prices negotiated with insurers

On Wednesday, December 4, 2019, several hospitals and the American Hospital Association filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., to overturn a rule issued in November by the United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) that would require hospitals to disclose t...

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Happy holidays from PCG 2019

Twenty-nineteen was an exciting -- albeit busy -- year for us at PCG as we took on new and diverse projects; worked with clients across the public sector to tackle their increasingly complex challenges; designed and implemented solutions that lead to improved outcomes for those our clients serve; an...

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Experian Credit Check Issue

On 11/30/19, due to a setting error, Experian posted credit inquiries as ‘hard inquiries’ on behalf of PCG. A ‘hard inquiry’ is a credit inquiry which is visible to creditors and impacts a credit score. All inquiries have been corrected and changed to a ‘soft inquiry’. A ‘soft inquiry’ is only visib...

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PCG Cares Spotlight: Tonya Graham and son Chase support Children’s Miracle Network

We connected with Tonya Graham from Public Partnerships, a PCG company, who recently used PCG Cares hours in support of the incredible work that her son, Chase, does as a spokesperson for the Children’s Miracle Network (CMN). Read on to learn more about this amazing cause! At PCG, we are guided by a...

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