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December 21, 2018

Friday Five: ACA ruled unconstitutional, but it won’t impact health insurance in 2019


In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about the legal status of the Affordable Care Act, how states are addressing social determinants of health, the budget impact of potential changes to Medicare and Medicaid, a new child support formula in Ohio, and the Department of Veterans Affairs online patient portal hits a milestone.

October 19, 2018

Friday Five: States to have major impact on healthcare through decisions on Medicaid expansion & opioid legislation implementation


In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading profiles of the populations impacted by work requirements, how midterm elections could affect Medicaid expansion, ways to increase child support payments, how leveraging new federal opioid legislation can improve outcomes, and a MAXIMUS Federal executive recognized for industry leadership.

August 31, 2018

Friday Five: Pilot programs test approaches to addressing substance abuse and child support underpayment


In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about pilot programs for substance abuse treatment and employment assistance, the use of bots for customer service or repetitive tasks, and an anticipated surge in fourth quarter government spending.

August 03, 2018

Friday Five: States and territories use technology to track Medicaid, child support, veteran services


In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about Medicaid’s anniversary, electronic verification systems, child support registries, employment services to aid the opioid crisis, and revamping the VA’s online portal.

July 27, 2018

Friday Five: Funding Medicaid expansion is challenging, but raises employment for disabled individuals


In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about changes to child support determination, Medicaid expansion funding, employment for disabled individuals, health savings accounts, and reforming the VA.

June 15, 2018

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


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.

July 26, 2016

Celebrating National Child Support Awareness Month and Child Support Professionals Everywhere

August 2016 marks the 21st anniversary of National Child Support Awareness Month, established by former President William Jefferson Clinton through Proclamation 6814 to recognize the importance of child support programs at all levels of government – and the professionals who operate them – to ensuring children receive the necessary financial support to lead secure and healthy lives.

December 02, 2015

Using Culturally Competent Outreach to Enhance the Success of Child Support Programs

The United States is a diverse nation, comprised of many unique individuals who are each a product of their own experiences and environment and shaped by their culture. When operating a social program that serves the public, such as with child support services, differences in cultural backgrounds can lead to miscommunications that may impede program success. To be successful in providing services to a diverse public, child support organizations must be able to bridge cultural divides by leveraging Culturally Competent Outreach methods.

October 27, 2014

“Trust Equity” Leads to $8 Million Catch by MAXIMUS

MAXIMUS strives to earn the role of trusted advisor for the programs we serve. In the child support community, MAXIMUS has unofficially compiled and reported performance data for all state child support programs since 1999. The MAXIMUS data compilations and projections have given states early indications of how the federal Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) will rank each state’s performance when it publishes its official results.