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James Dunn

Vice President, Marketing & Public Relations

Mr. Dunn brings more than 25 years of experience in high-growth technology-based companies. He has established a proven track record of growing and developing effective marketing programs that deliver compelling results. Mr. Dunn joined MAXIMUS in 2012 and leads the Company’s marketing and public relations efforts and has a reputation as a visionary and systems-thinking leader encompassing strategic marketing, solutions marketing, business development, thought leadership, media relations and employee relations. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Montana.

August 17, 2017

Friday Five - August 18, 2017

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about how the future of health insurance exchanges and government-sponsored health programs are uncertain, causing many current Medicaid beneficiaries to fear losing their coverage. That said, historically bipartisan support for the popular CHIP program could lead to a ceasefire in the congressional healthcare war. As Congress looks past the healthcare debate, some are looking to consolidate and streamline the delivery of safety net services across 92 federal programs.

August 11, 2017

Friday Five - August 11, 2017

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about how Medicaid ended up with such implementation variation between states, the status of Medicaid expansion waivers, and concern over the looming deadline to reauthorize CHIP funding.

August 04, 2017

Friday Five - August 4, 2017

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about how states are reacting to the widely held assumption that the Affordable Care Act will not be repealed this year. Reactions include asking the Trump administration to guarantee cost-sharing reduction payments and potentially seeking waivers that would impact Medicaid enrollment. 

July 28, 2017

Friday Five - July 28, 2017

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is following the dramatic outcome of the Senate vote-a-rama; and the impact of the proposed Medicaid cuts on state budgets, the economy and people of color.

July 21, 2017

Friday Five - July 21, 2017

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is tracking the anticipated impact of repealing the Affordable Care Act without a detailed plan to replace it and historical information about why the United States doesn’t have a single-payer healthcare system. 

July 14, 2017

Friday Five – July 14, 2017

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It’s Friday and this week in our Friday Five series, MAXIMUS is tracking how Medicaid enrollees feel about their coverage, the impacts of cuts proposed in the Better Care Reconciliation Act, and states considering adding work requirements to Medicaid eligibility. 

July 07, 2017

Friday Five - July 7, 2017

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It’s Friday and this week in our Friday Five series, MAXIMUS is tracking the five changes Senate Republicans could make to pass their Better Care Reconciliation Act; how CMS Administrator Seema Verma emerged as a key player in the health care debate; and, why Senate GOP leaders may boost funding for a special state innovation fund.

June 30, 2017

Friday Five - June 30, 2017

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It’s Friday and this week in our Friday Five series, MAXIMUS is sharing what’s behind Senate Republicans’ postponed vote on their new Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA); how the BCRA could both help and harm millennials; and, governors’ calls to extend funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

1. Senate Republicans Put Off Health Care Vote

June 23, 2017

Friday Five - June 23, 2017

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It’s Friday and this week in our Friday Five series, MAXIMUS is following how the Senate’s newly-released “Better Care Reconciliation Act” compares to other health care legislation; takeaways from the recent National Governors Association’s Governors’ Bipartisan Health Reform Learning Network meeting; and, why AARP’s long-term services and support (LTSS) Scorecard calls for greater improvement in states’ LTSS systems.

June 16, 2017

Friday Five - June 16, 2017

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It’s Friday and this week in our Friday Five series, MAXIMUS is sharing how employers can better contribute to health care innovation, efficiencies and quality; states’ growing interest in Section 1332 waivers; and, the Department of Health and Human Services’ new analysis of the House-passed American Health Care Act.

June 09, 2017

Friday Five - June 9, 2017

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It’s Friday and this week in our Friday Five series, MAXIMUS is following an Ohio think tank’s call for greater flexibility at the state level for Medicaid program innovation; how work requirements for Alabama’s SNAP program led to a sharp drop in program participation; and, new reports showing what the House GOP’s American Health Care Act (AHCA) could mean for states with ongoing or newly implemented Medicaid expansion plans.

June 02, 2017

Friday Five - June 2, 2017

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It’s Friday and this week in our Friday Five series, MAXIMUS is sharing what’s behind the White House budget’s focus on work requirements; how state Medicaid programs are tilting more conservative; and, how the Senate’s hands-off strategy on the House’s American Health Care Act (AHCA) is playing out.

May 26, 2017

Friday Five - May 26, 2017

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It’s Friday and this week in our Friday Five series, MAXIMUS is tracking the Congressional Budget Office’s latest score on the GOP health care plan; following the Republican governor coalition that’s seeking to shape a replacement for the Affordable Care Act; and examining a possible path for introducing work requirements for people who receive federal housing subsidies.

May 19, 2017

Friday Five - May 19, 2017

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It’s Friday and this week in our Friday Five series, MAXIMUS is sharing how the AHCA would impact states’ Medicaid financing; early roadblocks in the Senate’s GOP health care working group; and, Maine’s move to increase Medicaid beneficiary responsibility with a Section 1115 waiver.

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

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. 

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