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U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal of decision against HHS concerning past Medicare DSH reimbursement to certain hospitals

On September 27, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to take up an appeal of a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) concerning certain past payments to a number of mostly non-profit hospitals under the Medicare D...

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Project SUCCESS Featured in K-12 Newsletter

PCG’s client project developed in collaboration with the Indiana Department of Education, called Project SUCCESS, was mentioned in the September 17th issue of Big Deal Media’s K-12 Technology newsletter focused on children with autism. The article provides details on research-based resources for inc...

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PCG selected to provide multi-year IV&V services to the Mississippi Division of Medicaid

PCG has begun work on a new project providing Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) services to the Mississippi Division of Medicaid (MDOM). This project, expected to span five years, is to assist MDOM with replacing its existing Medicaid Management Information Systems and Fiscal Agent ...

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Maryland Attorney General sues federal government to protect the ACA

On Thursday, September 13, 2018, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh filed a lawsuit in federal district court in Maryland requesting a declaratory judgment that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is constitutional, and a court order preventing the federal government from taking any action is inconsist...

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Public Consulting Group presents at HCBS Conference on using data analytics, best practices to reduce client abuse/neglect

BALTIMORE, August 27, 2018 – Better use of data analytics and “best practices frameworks” can address what a government inspector general recently called “a systemic problem” of abuse and neglect of elderly and disabled people in home and community based services (HCBS), new research by Public Consu...

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CCWIS Data Management

The final rule for the Comprehensive Child Welfare Information Systems (CCWIS) is more focused on the data rather than the system itself. This is an important change from the previous Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS) focus, and one that will have significant impact to st...

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Federal Departments finalize rule to expand access to short-term health plans that are not ACA-Compliant

On August 1, 2018, the Department of the Treasury, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Health and Human Services jointly promulgated a final rule on Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance (STLDI). The final rule further amends the proposed rule released in February and seeks to carry out ...

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Four cities file a federal lawsuit against the Trump Administration for allegedly attempting to undermine the ACA

On August 2, 2018, the cities of Columbus, OH, Cincinnati, OH, Baltimore, MD, and Chicago, IL filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland claiming that the Trump Administration has persistently attempted “to undermine the Affordable Care Act (ACA).” On August 2, 2018, the...

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Lawsuit challenges U.S. Department of Labor regulation allowing small businesses to offer health plans that violate protections of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

On July 26, 2018, 11 states (led by the attorneys general of New York and Massachusetts) and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia challenging a Department of Labor final rule that would allow small businesses to offer health plans providing...

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Opportunity Knocks: Recent Developments Child Welfare Agencies Need to Know About and Tips for Getting Started

A couple of opportunities are converging at the federal level that can collectively advance the sharing of data for better child welfare outcomes. First, the recent Comprehensive Child Welfare Information System (CCWIS) Final Rule provides funding for new child welfare systems that are more modular ...

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