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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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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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Vocational rehabilitation subject matter expert shares insight for HR professionals on the benefits of using employments specialists

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 30 percent of the 15.3 million Americans of working age (between ages 16 and 64) with disabilities participated in the workforce in 2018, compared with 74 percent of Americans without a disability. An Accenture analysis of the research suggests ...

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PCG subject matter experts discuss technology implications of 2018 Farm Bill

For public sector health and human services agencies, change is inevitable – whether it is driven by new legislation, administration turnover, or just continuous process improvement of government programs. One such change in legislation on PCG’s mind is the 2018 Farm Bill, passed by Congress and sig...

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Family First Prevention Services Act: Paying for What Works

Historically, the federal government’s support for child welfare services through the Title IV-E program has been limited to a single service: placement in foster care. With decades of research and experience, we now know that foster care is not the only – nor the best – solution for many children w...

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CCWIS Guidance for Public Sector Agencies: How to Ask for What You Need

In her latest blog post on the current Comprehensive Child Welfare Information Systems (CCWIS) landscape, Carole Hussey of Public Consulting Group digs into one of the biggest concerns that has been raised so far: the lack of innovation in the Requests for Procurement (RFPs) and ultimately the solut...

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Debra V. Clark

With 25 years of experience at PCG, Ms. Clark has been instrumental in project operations for PCG clients of all sizes and projects of varying scope. Ms. Clark is responsible for compiling data, negotiating... Debra Clark Corporate Facilities Director Corporate | Facilities With 25 years of experien...

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Public Consulting Group employee voted into inaugural Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools “Community Equity Committee”

On October 22, 2019, the board of education for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) in North Carolina voted on membership of the district’s inaugural “Community Equity Committee” as part of an effort to better ensure equity across the district. On October 22, 2019, the board of education for Charlot...

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U.S. Court of Federal Claims awards nearly $1.6 billion to a class of health insurers under a provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

On October 22, 2019, Chief Judge Margaret M. Sweeney held that a class of health insurers were entitled to nearly $1.6 billion from the U.S. government pursuant to a provision of the ACA. On October 22, 2019, Chief Judge Margaret M. Sweeney held that a class of health insurers were entitled to nearl...

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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. Guidance...

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