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April 27, 2018

Friday Five: Potential changes to health insurance and SNAP requirements, opioid treatment, value-based care, & AI’s impact on health care

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about short-term health insurance, SNAP work requirements, opioid treatment, value-based care, and the potential impact of artificial intelligence on health care.

April 25, 2018

Applying Lessons Learned From Welfare Reform to Proposed SNAP Work Requirements

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In the 1990s, states initiated and drove welfare reform by proposing experimental or pilot projects under federal waivers.  As the state administrator for Iowa’s welfare program in 1993 and as the Michigan human services director at the turn of the century, I oversaw efforts to shift the charter of the program from providing financial support to actively helping families achieve economic stability through employment.

April 20, 2018

Friday Five: Unstable insurance markets, work requirements for food stamp recipients & changes to government technology

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about state attempts to stabilize the ACA, how losing Medicaid coverage impacts prisoners and their families, work requirements for food stamp recipients, and changing government technology.

April 19, 2018

The Need for Pharmacy Health Literacy in the Opioid Crisis

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Opioids have become the new supervillain. With the rising number of drug overdose deaths in the United States, prescription opioid misuse has resulted in a public health crisis. The opioid epidemic is having a profound impact on our nation’s health – touching every facet of our society including education, business, health care, housing, family/social support, sports, law enforcement and culture.

April 13, 2018

Friday Five: Impact of technology on government interactions and work requirements on the low-income population

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about how new technology impacts the way citizens interact with government services, reforming welfare through work requirements, and how Medicaid increases access to primary care and preventive services.

April 06, 2018

Friday Five – April 6, 2018

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about moves states may make to stabilize the ACA market, the impact work requirements will have on adults with disabilities, Texas’s streamlined doctor credentialing system, a waiver request to restrict drug coverage and control prices, and how marijuana legalization could impact the opioid epidemic.