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August 29, 2017

Designing Work Programs for Medicaid Populations to Achieve Meaningful Outcomes

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The federal government is encouraging waivers to promote innovative approaches to increase employment in Medicaid populations. As states consider work programs in the context of promoting personal responsibility and self-sufficiency, MAXIMUS Senior Vice President of Human Services North America Doug Howard suggests four design attributes that tie to meaningful outcomes.

August 31, 2016

Celebrating 20 Years of Welfare Reform – Part 5: The Future of Welfare Reform

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The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) was signed into law on August 22, 1996, marking one of the most significant social policy reforms in recent history. It dramatically transformed the entitlement system Aid to Families with Dependent Children (known as AFDC or ADC), which had emphasized cash welfare payments over employment.

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