Britain’s disabled people, out of Atos frying pan into Maximus fire?

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This video from Britain says about itself:

Introducing Maximus – Atos replacement [subtitles available]

18 January 2015

DWP have awarded the 3.5 year contract to US multinational group Maximus Inc. Alas, Maximus’ past includes having to settle criminal investigations for falsifying medicaid claims in the USA. In fact the list goes on when it comes to the scandal-hit firm.

By Anita Bellows in Britain:

A perfect storm for disabled people

Saturday 16th January 2016

ANITA BELLOWS spotlights the failures of Atos’s successor – Maximus – in carrying out disability assessments

THE National Audit Office recently produced a report on the delivery of Department for Work and Pensions’ disability assessments.

This report does not deal with decision accuracy, claimant experience or the number of claimants found fit for work who did (or didn’t) move into employment.

It mainly assesses the value for money of DWP contracts, against a…

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