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MAXIMUS Expands Presence with New Medical Assistance Managed Care Enrollment Broker Contract for Pennsylvania


- MAXIMUS Now Provides Managed Care Enrollment Services in 13 States -

RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MAXIMUS (NYSE:MMS) announced today that it has signed a new contract with the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare (DPW) to provide enrollment broker services for the Pennsylvania Medical Assistance program, further strengthening its market-leading position as the premier provider of Medicaid and CHIP managed care services.

Under the contract, MAXIMUS will provide a full range of managed care education and enrollment services, including call center operations housed locally in Harrisburg. In addition, working closely with DPW, the Company will lead the development of education and outreach initiatives statewide and develop collateral materials to inform consumers and stakeholders of key aspects of the program. As part of the outreach component, the Company has already launched a new consumer-friendly website ( As part of this contract, MAXIMUS also handles the enrollment of special populations into the State’s HealthChoices and ACCESS Plus managed care plans. To streamline operations, MAXIMUS is in the process of launching several technological efficiencies, including enhanced reporting and data analysis, and the deployment of workforce management software.

“Our goal is to maximize education and enrollment services for consumers receiving Medical Assistance in Pennsylvania that are eligible to enroll in HealthChoices or ACCESS Plus,” said Pamela Walker, Zone Manager for the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare. “Partnering with MAXIMUS allows us to help our most vulnerable citizens make the best healthcare choices for their families.”

MAXIMUS currently provides a range of administrative support for publicly-funded health services and health insurance programs, with a particular emphasis on eligibility and enrollment for Medicaid managed care and CHIP. MAXIMUS administers a greater number of Medicaid and CHIP managed care enrollment services projects than any other vendor, serving 12.5 million Medicaid beneficiaries in 13 different states and 2.1 million CHIP recipients in 5 different states.

“This latest contract award expands and solidifies our position as the leading provider of Medicaid managed care enrollment services,” commented MAXIMUS CEO Richard Montoni. “Our selection by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare to provide these critical services indicates the value they place in our extensive experience in the managed care arena.”

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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