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Maximus moves into government healthcare IT
Modern Healthcare

Government technology contractor Maximus is spending $300 million to buy fellow contractor Acentia, expanding its business footprint into federal healthcare information technology services and software support.“The Acentia acquisition provides MAXIMUS with an additional growth platform, which is an important step in our long-term strategy to continue to grow our U.S. federal business and drive long-term shareholder value,” CEO Richard Montoni said in a news release announcing the deal.Maximus, among other services, has helped provide customer help-lines for five state-based exchanges.