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MAXIMUS Awarded Contract Renewal with Social Security Administration


RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MAXIMUS (NYSE:MMS) announced today that its Federal Services subsidiary has been awarded a five-year, $10.4 million contract by the Social Security Administration (SSA) to continue its work as the program data operations center manager for the Ticket to Work and Self-Sufficiency Program.

Under the five-year renewal contract, MAXIMUS will continue to maintain and update databases; access and retrieve information from SSA control files; accept data inputs; generate management information and program data reports; and provide database access and technical assistance.

The Ticket to Work and Self-Sufficiency Program, part of the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act of 1999, is an employment program serving individuals with disabilities. The goal of the program is to increase opportunities and choices for Social Security disability beneficiaries to obtain employment, vocational rehabilitation, and other support services from public and private providers, employers, and other organizations.

In addition to the contract renewal for program data operation services, MAXIMUS continues to run operations support management for the Ticket to Work Program. Under the current support management contract, MAXIMUS provides critical oversight and process support in order to sustain ongoing program operations, including the management of call center operations and maintenance of employment networks.

“MAXIMUS has been providing services for the Ticket to Work Program since 2000,” commented MAXIMUS CEO Richard Montoni. “We are pleased to continue to provide SSA with the necessary support to sustain Ticket to Work Program operations and help meet the employment needs of their beneficiaries.”

MAXIMUS is a leading provider of government services and is devoted to providing health and human services program management and consulting services to its clients. The Company has more than 6,000 employees located in more than 220 offices in the United States, Canada, Australia, Israel and the United Kingdom. Additionally, MAXIMUS is included in the Russell 2000 Index and the S&P SmallCap 600 Index.

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Lisa Miles, 800-MAXIMUS x11637

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