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August 10, 2018

Friday Five: Toolkits released to improve customer experience and address poverty; new studies show impact of Medicaid changes

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about new studies showing the impact of Medicaid expansion, looming Medicaid cuts in Puerto Rico, and new toolkits released to help agencies improve their customer experience and to reduce poverty via a two-generation approach.

July 20, 2018

Friday Five: Debate over work requirements could impact several government programs

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about work requirements in government assistance programs, health care administrative costs, the farm bill negotiations, and improving citizen services.

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 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 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 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.

March 16, 2018

Friday Five – March 16, 2018

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about projections in health care spending, petitions for Medicaid expansion, more states considering work requirements, and Medicaid’s role in schools.

March 02, 2018

Friday Five – March 2, 2018

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about a new bipartisan health care reform proposal, expanding mental health coverage, a study on children’s health care costs, and predictions about the future of Medicaid.

February 23, 2018

Friday Five – February 23, 2018

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about HHS Secretary Alex Azar’s thoughts on experimentation with health care systems, state innovations in Medicaid, President Trump’s proposed rule for health insurance and the effects of Medicaid work requirements.

February 16, 2018

Friday Five – February 16, 2018

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about how the Trump Administration’s 2019 budget proposal could impact health care, the new CMS scorecard for reporting Medicaid data, potential time limits for Medicaid recipients, and possible work requirements in Virginia.

February 09, 2018

Friday Five – February 9, 2018

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about funding for health initiatives and the opioid crisis, the potential for Medicaid lifetime coverage limits, another state approved for Medicaid work requirements, and Affordable Care Act enrollment numbers.

February 02, 2018

Friday Five – February 2, 2018

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about funding for community health centers, a new business venture that may disrupt the health industry, what most people spend their tax refunds on, a lawsuit challenging Medicaid work requirements, and lessons learned from Medicaid Advantage.

January 26, 2018

Friday Five – January 26, 2018

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about the restoration of CHIP funding, the impact of a Medicaid buy-in program, how work requirement waivers could affect Medicaid expansion, and the rising demand for home-based care services.

January 12, 2018

Friday Five – January 12, 2018

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is recognized on the GovTech 100 list for 2018 and reading about new estimates for CHIP costs, Medicaid funding for Puerto Rico, the impact of Medicaid expansion on hospitals, and Medicaid data collection.

December 21, 2017

Friday Five – December 22, 2017

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about the status of CHIP, individuals still eligible to enroll for 2018 health coverage, the end of funding for designated state health programs, and the anticipated impact of the tax bill on health care.

December 08, 2017

Friday Five – December 8, 2017

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about potential cuts to government health and human services programs, concerns over how Medicaid work requirements would impact drug treatment, and how health insurers are expanding into primary care.

November 17, 2017

Friday Five – November 17, 2017

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about the new HHS nominee, how parent access to Medicaid impacts children’s health, Medicaid buy-ins, the reduction of retroactive Medicaid coverage, and money left on the table by non-expansion states.

October 27, 2017

Friday Five – October 27, 2017

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In this week’s Friday Five, MAXIMUS is reading about the status of the Alexander-Murray bill, CHIP funding running low, anticipated changes to Medicaid waivers, and how states are experimenting with Medicaid payment and delivery.

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