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March 16, 2015

MAXIMUS to Acquire Federal Technology Provider Acentia

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This past Monday, MAXIMUS announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Acentia, a provider of technology and management solutions to U.S. federal government civilian and health agencies. Acentia provides systems modernization, software development, program management, and other information technology services and solutions.

March 09, 2015

MAXIMUS Federal Vice President Anna Sever Discusses the Future of Health Care Payment Reform

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Anna Sever, Vice President of Business Development for MAXIMUS Federal Services, offers her take on health care payment reform in a recent issue of Healthcare Reform Magazine. In the article, “Payment Reform: How Consensus Can Create Quality Care,” Ms. Sever discusses the urgent need for reform, the evolution of the payer landscape, and why contractors and their federal counterparts must work together to condense payer quality standards and prepare for a major shift toward quality of care and improved customer service.

March 02, 2015

CMS’ Duals Clarifications Enable State Innovation

Improving care at a manageable cost for people who are dually-eligible for Medicare and Medicaid is the heart of the latest demonstration initiatives from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This demonstration is titled “Enrollment and Retention Flexibilities to Better Serve Medicare-Eligible Medicaid Enrollees”. Specifically, CMS expands the demonstration to include a broad range of dually-eligible Medicare/Medicaid recipients under existing authorities, not just the fully-eligible populations comprising the current 13 state demonstrations.