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September 08, 2017

Friday Five - September 8, 2017

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about what’s next for Congressional healthcare efforts, the impact of states seeking changes to Medicaid, and Oregon’s efforts to catch up on their Medicaid eligibility backlog.

August 25, 2017

Friday Five - August 25, 2017

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about what lies ahead for Medicaid: The program could still be impacted by federal legislative changes, but now that the popular perception of Medicaid is trending positively and more people are aware of who is covered under the program, many expect any further changes to come at the state level.

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 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MAXIMUS is reading about how states are reacting to the widely held assumption that the Affordable Care Act will not be repealed this year.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 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 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 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.

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.  

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 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. 

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 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.

February 17, 2017

Friday Five – February 17, 2017

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Happy Friday! Today, our Friday Five series celebrates the Company’s ranking as one of Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies,” finds long-term care lessons in “Willy Wonka,” and explains why health care spending is projected to soar over the next decade.

February 10, 2017

Announcing our Friday Five: A New Blog Series

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Welcome to the inaugural edition of Friday Five! Each Friday, MAXIMUS will feature five interesting articles, insights, studies and more that have caught our attention over the past week. Today, the Friday Five explores tech’s impact on health care, celebrates the Company’s ranking in the GovTech 100 list and looks into the rise of “Gen H.”

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