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July 13, 2018

Friday Five: Supreme Court nominee could change health care landscape

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about how the Supreme Court nominee could impact health care laws, Medicaid drug spending, employment programs and the global artificial intelligence race.

July 06, 2018

Friday Five: Medicaid work requirements blocked; opioid treatment options may expand

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about opioid legislation and treatment, the court battle over Kentucky’s Medicaid work requirements, how Medicaid can support families more effectively, and the latest farm bill passed by the Senate.

June 29, 2018

Friday Five: Medicaid transformation plans and the potential impact to states

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about Medicaid transformation efforts including a state data-sharing project, CMS audits to address fraud and waste, and government reorganization plans aimed at consolidating and modernizing programs.

June 22, 2018

Friday Five: States focus on improving the health and employment rates of Medicaid recipients

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about different approaches to treating opioid addiction, the status of Medicaid waivers, Montana’s voluntary workforce program, and the shift towards accountable care organizations.

June 15, 2018

Friday Five: Funding options may help states experiment with new ways to address the opioid crisis

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about government funding to address opioid addiction, how state elections will determine Medicaid expansion, artificial intelligence, poverty’s impact on mental illness, and Georgia’s child support program.

June 08, 2018

Friday Five: Government agencies try new approaches to automation and reporting

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about the automation of government services, the new CMS scorecard tool, improper Medicaid and Medicare payments, and the nation’s first state to implement work requirements.

June 01, 2018

Friday Five: Health care, the labor market and social services are interconnected

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about the Medicaid work requirement debate, opioids impact on workforce, preventing provider fraud, and whether blockchain can streamline health care records.

May 18, 2018

Friday Five: Availability of AI and telehealth services may change the way health care is delivered

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about drug prices, lifetime limits on Medicaid, telehealth reimbursement, potential changes to TANF, and the ethical implications of AI for health care.

May 11, 2018

Friday Five: Trump administration says no to Medicaid lifetime limits and may remove unspent funds from CHIP

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about CMS rejection of proposed Medicaid lifetime limits, a potential loss of funding for CHIP, SNAP program integrity, legislation to address opioid abuse, and the age gap in the federal workforce.

May 04, 2018

Friday Five: Opioids, work requirements, and health care administration may all see major changes

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about actions to address the opioid crisis, streamlining Medicaid physician approvals, how artificial intelligence may impact health care, and potential changes to SNAP.

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.

March 30, 2018

Friday Five – March 30, 2018

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about the importance of Medicaid in the opioid battle, new federal health care funding, cost concerns over work requirements, and how states fare after Medicaid expansion.

March 21, 2018

Friday Five – March 23, 2018

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is tracking Medicaid as the primary funder of addiction treatment, the importance of waiver evaluations, the economic impacts of Medicaid expansion, and the challenge of hourly work requirements on low-wage workers.

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