Posts tagged "Maximus"

State workers hope for quick end to Virginia contractor’s work on Medicaid redeterminations

State workers hope for quick end to Virginia contractor’s work on Medicaid redeterminations
As part of an omnibus Medicaid reform bill that passed the Illinois General Assembly last summer, legislators signed off on a two-year, $76.8 million contract to privatize Medicaid redeterminations. The state sought to hire a company experienced in working with welfare systems nationwide that could quickly review the rolls and remove recipients who are ineligible... Read more »

Medicaid contract raises questions of privatization, access to health care

Medicaid contract raises questions of privatization, access to health care
In the fine print of the Medicaid reform bill passed this summer was a plan for the cash-strapped state to save $350 million by contracting with a private company to investigate fraud. Since the contract with Maximus Health Services was signed, both advocates and state workers have raised concerns. Chief among them is the price... Read more »