Maximus ‘has falsified results of fitness for work tests’, says MP | DisabledGo News and Blog


The discredited US outsourcing giant contracted to carry out on behalf of the government has been accused by an MP of “falsifying” the results of assessments. Labour MP Louise Haigh attacked the track record, ethics and even criminal behaviour of Maximus in delivering public contracts in the US, during a debate on the work capability assessment (WCA). But she also highlighted what she described as a “disconcerting pattern of behaviour” by Maximus in the UK since taking over the WCA contract from Atos last year. She said: “There seems to be an alarming trend of cases being rejected based on factual errors or even – I hesitate to say this – falsification. “I have had several cases of people telling me that their assessment report bears absolutely no relation to the assessment that they experienced with Maximus or Atos. “One or two cases could be dismissed as an honest mistake, but the situation appears to reveal a disconcerting pattern of behaviour that indicates

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