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CMS Proposes Changes to Rules related to Medicaid Access to Care Requirements

On March 23rd, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that would exempt states from requirements to analyze and monitor access to care in the Medicaid program under certain circumstances. The proposal seeks to amend 42 CFR 447.203(b), which sets forth the process...

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CMS Releases Final Exchange Guidance

On April 9, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the long-awaited final Exchange guidance for the 2019 plan year – the final Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2019 (NBPP) and the final Letter to Issuers in the Federally-facilitated Exchanges (Letter). Toge...

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Public Consulting Group hosts Job Mentoring Course for North Carolina Middle School Students

On March 27 th , 2018, Public Consulting Group (PCG), as a part of the North Carolina Business Community for Education (NCBCE)’s statewide Students@Work Initiative, hosted a group of 14 middle school students in its Raleigh office for a crash course in the world of public sector consulting. Througho...

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Clarkson Staff Gives Blood to Save Lives

Members of the Clarkston, WA Social Security Advocacy Management Services (SSAMS™) team partnered with the Inland Northwest (NW) Blood Center in an organized blood drive. The Blood Center brought one of their mobile donation buses to the PCG office and coordinated donations throughout the day on Mar...

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Health Proposal Center Team Volunteers at Boston Health Care for the Homeless

The Health Proposal Center has been volunteering with Boston Health Care for the Homeless (BHCH), a well-known healthcare clinic and respite care shelter specifically catering to homeless men, women, and children, for the past few fiscal quarters. On Friday, March 16th, the team played bingo with th...

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Boston Staff Springs into Service

Shout out to PCG Cares Boston! On Friday, March 23rd, several Boston staffers volunteered at City Year Boston for the Spring into Service Event. Volunteers made bookmarks and created and assembled MCAS supply goody bags for students in five Boston Public Schools. Groups also put together shelving fo...

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CMS Expands Coverage Flexibility for Medicare Advantage Plans

On April 2, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued instructions to Medicare Advantage plans encouraging more flexible service coverage policies in such plans for 2019. Such capitated plans cover the same services as traditional, fee-for-service Medicare, plus supplemental ...

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PCG Supports Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

This past Thursday, members of PCG’s education team in Staunton, VA joined forces to give back to their community. For a few hours, the team helped pack 350 boxes of non-perishable food that will be distributed to low-income elderly persons in the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank's (BRAFB) service area. Th...

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Raleigh office helps the Green Chair Project

On Friday, March 9, several PCG employees from the Raleigh office spent the day helping out with the Green Chair Project. The Green Chair Project is an organization that provides home furnishings donated from the local community for families and individuals who have transitioned from experiencing ho...

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PCG team takes time out to support the Ronald McDonald House Charities

During the 5th Annual PCG Health Retreat, nearly 100 attendees spent an afternoon at Ronald McDonald House Charities Central Florida (RMHCCF) in a fun-filled race to assemble 500 snack packs and 100 comfort kits for donation. Ronald McDonald House Charities provides a 'home away from home' for famil...

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