MAXIMUS (NYSE: MMS), a leading provider of government services worldwide, announced the launch of a new podcast series that focuses on government health and human services programs. The first episode will be released tomorrow, Friday, June 15, 2012 and will discuss state health care reform.
The “MAXIMUS Insights: Conversations with Thought Leaders” podcast series provides another forum for the Company to bring together thought leaders and subject matter experts to have frank discussions on the unique issues that governments face when addressing their health and human services program needs.
The first episode “Health Care Reform for States – Opportunities and Challenges” features former Vermont Governor Jim Douglas, who implemented a series of widely praised health care reform efforts in his state and served as Chairman of the National Governor’s Association. Bruce Caswell, President and General Manager of MAXIMUS Health Services, joins the conversation to deliver his perspective and discuss the solutions MAXIMUS implemented in Vermont to help the governor succeed in these efforts. They also discuss the impending Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the challenges that states face in implementing the ACA-mandated Health Insurance Exchanges.
“We appreciate the opportunity to discuss such an important and timely topic with Governor Douglas, who is well-respected for his thought leadership and practical experience in implementing health care reform,” Caswell commented. “This first podcast sets an exciting precedent for future discussions that will provide additional insights on how best to address critical health and human services issues.”“MAXIMUS Insights: Conversation with Thought Leaders” will be available on iTunes or at www.maximus.com. About MAXIMUS MAXIMUS is a leading health and human services administrator for governments in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. The Company delivers administrative solutions to improve the cost effectiveness, efficiency and quality of government-sponsored benefit programs, such as Medicaid, Medicare, Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Health Insurance BC (British Columbia), as well as welfare-to-work and child support enforcement programs across the globe. The Company's primary customer base includes federal, provincial, state, county and municipal governments. Operating under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People ®, MAXIMUS has more than 8,800 employees worldwide. For more information, visit www.maximus.com.