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March 22, 2019

Friday Five: Bipartisan bill proposes expanding Pell Grants to cover short-term job training

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about Maryland’s approved Medicaid waiver; a bipartisan effort to fill the skills gap; how automation could address a shrinking federal workforce; and why one county is encouraging greater SNAP participation among eligible residents.

March 15, 2019

Friday Five: Proposed federal budget could dramatically impact Medicaid and SNAP

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about the Administration’s proposed 2020 federal budget, growing medical care needs for an aging population, a ridesharing proposal to address care access for Medicaid patients, and how robotic process automation could lead to additional AI initiatives.

March 08, 2019

Friday Five: Emerging technologies likely to impact both older adults and the workforce

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about growth in the American workforce, a potential Medicaid compromise in Idaho, how technology can help the aging population, robotic process automation, and obstacles to innovation within government IT.

March 01, 2019

Friday Five: The aging population will need more in-home services: How will states adapt?

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about the aging population in Appalachia, models of success in addressing social determinants of health, an increase in robotic process automation use, and Wyoming’s final vote against Medicaid work requirements.