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May 16, 2017

Improving Citizen Engagement for an Aging Population

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The demographics of the U.S. are increasingly changing to include more Americans over the age of 65. As this population grows, it is important for those delivering government services to understand how to best engage this aging population.

May 12, 2017

Friday Five - May 12, 2017

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It’s Friday and this week in our Friday Five series, MAXIMUS is following the five issues Republican Senators will debate on the new health care bill; why the government should prioritize citizen engagement, according to MAXIMUS Federal’s Tom Naughton; and, making the case for patient-centered value assessments.  

May 05, 2017

Friday Five - May 5, 2017

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This week in our Friday Five series, MAXIMUS is sharing how the American Health Care Act made it through the House and what happens next; why Maine is looking to implement Medicaid work requirements; and, how states’ Medicaid spending stacks up. 

House Passes AHCA: How It Happened, What It Would Do and Its Uncertain Senate Future

May 01, 2017

Celebrating National Small Business Week: MAXIMUS Federal Strengthens Commitment to Delivering the Right Outcomes with Small Business Alliances

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The week of April 30 – May 6 has been declared National Small Business Week by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). MAXIMUS Federal is proud to work with, and alongside, many outstanding small businesses in helping support the missions of federal agencies.

When it comes to serving government agencies, MAXIMUS Federal is dedicated to delivering the highest levels of quality, diversity and innovation and the best outcomes for federal clients.

April 28, 2017

Friday Five - April 28, 2017

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It’s Friday and this week in our Friday Five series, MAXIMUS is tracking legislation in Florida that would implement work requirements for Medicaid recipients; the latest on the GOP’s American Health Care Act; and, how health care spending compares among countries worldwide.

April 21, 2017

Friday Five - April 21, 2017

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It’s Friday and this week in our Friday Five series, MAXIMUS is reading up on Republicans’ renewed attempt to pass health care reform; a new rule from CMS on quality data and its effort to “start a national conversation about improving the health care delivery system;” and, why states throughout the US – even red states – are considering expanding Medicaid. 

April 14, 2017

Friday Five - April 14, 2017

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This week in our Friday Five series, MAXIMUS is sharing our Insights video on bridging health equity across communities as part of National Minority Health Month; examining why the new Office of American Innovation “just might work;” and, looking at how Medicaid programs are responding to the nation’s opioid epidemic. 

April 07, 2017

Friday Five - April 7, 2017

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It’s Friday and this week in our Friday Five series, MAXIMUS is following what State Medicaid directors predict for the program’s future; why Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) beneficiaries’ coverage could be at risk; and what a bipartisan approach to health care could look like. 

April 05, 2017

Now what? Long-Term Care after the American Health Care Act

The administration has signaled a three-pronged strategy for overhauling health care in America. First, repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and replace it with new legislation. Second, implement aggressive regulatory actions by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Third, advance specific pieces of new legislation that have bipartisan support.

While the initial replacement legislation, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), was pulled from a vote in the House, leaders are now shifting to HHS and regulatory actions in an effort to advance their policy interests.

March 31, 2017

Friday Five - March 31, 2017

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This week in our Friday Five series, MAXIMUS is sharing what Jared Kushner looks to bring to the new White House Office of American Innovation; how Republicans can “quietly” enact health care reform at the state level using waivers; and, details on the administration’s new commission on opioid addiction. 

March 24, 2017

Friday Five - March 24, 2017

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This week in our Friday Five series, MAXIMUS looks at what concerns are being raised by Republican governors over the GOP health plan; proposed Republican changes to Medicaid; and how virtual appointments may be just what the doctor ordered to treat your everyday ailments.  

March 21, 2017

How Agencies Can Manage and Reduce Caseload Backlogs

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Tom Naughton, President of Citizen Services for MAXIMUS Federal, discusses how federal agencies can manage and reduce their backlogs by focusing on how to improve their internal processes.

March 17, 2017

Friday Five - March 17, 2017

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Happy Friday from MAXIMUS! This week in our Friday Five series, MAXIMUS is following what governors and insurance commissioners think of repealing and reforming the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and potential changes to Medicaid; exploring what health care looks like in the digital age; and, is looking to financial planners for tips to stay protected against long-term care costs. 

March 10, 2017

Friday Five - March 10, 2017

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In today’s Friday Five, we are sharing the five news stories that piqued our interest this week, ranging from the cost of health illiteracy to the potential look of Medicaid under the new Republican health care plan to a growing trend in telehealth applications.

March 07, 2017

In Conversations About Health Care in America, Health Literacy Must Remain in the Discussion

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As the new administration determines its approach for providing health insurance coverage for Americans, two things are clear: a disproportionate number continue to be lost in the health care system and the need for clear communication about health insurance persists. Research shows that many consumers lack a basic understanding of how the system works, what their options are, and how to get and use their benefits.

March 03, 2017

Friday Five - March 3, 2017

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Happy Friday! The top conversations we’re watching this week in our Friday Five series look at the do’s and don’ts for having the long-term care “talk” with aging parents, review the National Governors Association’s take on Medicaid and uncover answers to the top three questions about Section 1115 Medicaid demonstration waivers.

February 24, 2017

Friday Five – February 24, 2017

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Happy Friday! Today, our Friday Five series explores why health literacy must remain a top priority for health care providers, discovers what’s behind the new “HealthTap” integration in Amazon’s Alexa and shares an infographic with five tips for a healthier tomorrow.

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