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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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Boston office supports City Year Boston’s Mid-Year Summit

Last week, the PCG Boston Office volunteered to facilitate sessions at City Year Boston's Mid-Year Summit focusing on Life After City Year (LACY). PCG staff led 245 corps members through a session on Networking 101 and participated in the 18-Minute Networking exercise with other professionals from a...

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PCG continues 2nd year of collaboration with Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and Chicago Public Schools (CPS)

PCG's Chicago office hosted eight CPS high school students as part of CPS's Office of College and Career Readiness Job Shadow Day. All eight students are in the entrepreneurism/business career pathway. PCG's participation in Job Shadow Day continues to strengthen the collaborative effort between PCG...

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Tackling Rising Prescription Drug Costs- a report on state and federal efforts

On March 29 th , subject matter experts from Health Policy News held a webinar and Q&A to discuss efforts at the state and federal level to address the rising cost of prescription drugs. Many states are in the midst of their legislative cycles, with the issue of rising pharmaceutical costs on ag...

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PCG Acquires Hornby Zeller Associates, Inc. (HZA)

Boston, MA. March 20, 2018 – Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) announced today that its public sector research and IT solutions practice is growing with the acquisition of Hornby Zeller Associates, Inc. (HZA). Based in Troy, New York and with offices in three states, HZA is a leader in using rigor...

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Human Services - Incident Management

State and local human services organizations have an obligation to ensure the safety of vulnerable individuals under their care. Unfortunately, insufficient oversight related to out-of-date policies or inadequate systems can leave this obligation unfulfilled. Two federal reports issued in January 20...

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CDC issues new report on the growing opioid crisis

On March 6, 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report which shows that from July 2016 - September 2017, hospital emergency department visits for opioid overdoses rose about 30 percent in 52 reporting jurisdictions in 45 states. They rose 54 percent in large cities,...

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