MAXIMUS Selected by Social Security Administration to Continue Providing Operations Support for the Ticket to Work Program

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MAXIMUS (NYSE: MMS), a leading provider of government services
worldwide, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, MAXIMUS
Federal Services, has been selected by the U.S. Social Security
Administration (SSA) to continue providing operations support for the
Ticket to Work Program. If SSA exercises all options, the contract has a
potential length of five years and a potential value of up to
$69.4 million dollars. The contract began on September 29, 2015.

The competitively awarded Ticket Program Manager contract consolidates
work previously performed by MAXIMUS Federal Services and other vendors.
Under the new contract, MAXIMUS is providing oversight and process
support in order to sustain ongoing program operations. This includes
marketing and outreach to program beneficiaries, maintenance of the
employment networks, and facilitation of beneficiary ticket assignments
and employment network payments.

The Ticket to Work and Self-Sufficiency Program, part of the Ticket to
Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act, 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

“MAXIMUS has supported the Ticket to Work Program for 15 years and we
are pleased to continue to provide SSA with the necessary support to
sustain program operations and help meet the needs of beneficiaries and
employers,” commented Thomas Romeo, President of MAXIMUS Federal
Services. “MAXIMUS remains committed to helping individuals, including
those with disabilities, obtain meaningful employment in order to
achieve self-sufficiency. Worldwide, we have helped more than 100,000
people with a range of disabilities, mental health conditions and other
complex barriers into mainstream employment.”


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 approximately 16,000 employees
worldwide, MAXIMUS is a proud partner to government agencies in the
United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia and the
United Kingdom. For more information, visit


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