Maximus (NYSE: MMS) will provide health and disability assessment services to a U.K. government department responsible for work and pensions policy under a contract worth potentially $1 billion over five years.
The Functional Assessment Services contract is scheduled to take effect in 2024 and will include the provision of more than 3.5 million evaluations, Maximus said Friday.
The Tysons, Virginia-based contractor will handle service delivery throughout Scotland and Northern England, as well as collaborate with London-based professional services company Capita to perform work in the Midlands and Wales.
Maximus President and CEO Bruce Caswell said the award expands the company’s footprint in the British market.
“With our strong track record of transforming services on behalf of government, and our strategic focus on the future of health services globally, we are proud to be working with DWP on the delivery of this important new service,” the four-time Wash100 awardee added.
The award includes a two-year option period.