RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MAXIMUS (NYSE: MMS), a leading provider of government services
worldwide, announced today that MAXIMUS has pledged $100,000 to the
American Red Cross to kick off its internal employee fund raising
efforts in support of disaster recovery efforts from Storm Harvey.
“Texas faces a long road to recovery from this natural disaster and
MAXIMUS is grateful for the opportunity to provide our support to the
American Red Cross and its team of dedicated disaster relief
professionals. We thank our employees for their continued generous
giving, a reflection of our caring culture for those in need. Our
thoughts continue to be with the impacted families,” commented MAXIMUS
Chief Executive Officer Richard A. Montoni.
MAXIMUS has thousands of employees in multiple operations across Texas.
Under contracts with the Texas Health and Human Services Commission
(HHSC), MAXIMUS provides operational support for many of the state’s
programs including Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
(SNAP), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Children’s
Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and others. The Company also assists the
Texas Office of the Attorney General (TXOAG) in delivering child support
services and provides enrollment broker services for the state’s
Medicaid managed care population.
MAXIMUS has been working closely with HHSC to support Texas
beneficiaries that have been impacted. Call center hours have been
extended and Saturday hours are now available at the state’s 211
Eligibility Support and Enrollment Broker call centers. An outreach call
effort has been initiated so that all beneficiaries in impacted areas or
those that have relocated can receive the care they need at this
Since 1975, MAXIMUS has operated under its founding mission of Helping
Government Serve the People®, enabling citizens around
the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels
and across a variety of health and human services programs. MAXIMUS
delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions
that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of
productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of
government-sponsored programs. With more than 18,000 employees
worldwide, MAXIMUS is a proud partner to government agencies in the
United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom.
For more information, visit maximus.com.
About the American Red Cross
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to
victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood;
teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid;
and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a
not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the
generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more
information, please visit www.redcross.org.
Lisa Miles, 703-251-8637