PSI Selected to Operate Virginia's Child Support Program in Chesapeake and Hampton

Friday, October 10, 2008 General News
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DENVER, Oct. 9 After a thorough review of multiplecompetitive bids, the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) announcedthat it has selected Policy Studies Inc. (PSI) to operate its full-servicechild support offices in the Chesapeake and Hampton districts. PSI is aleading provider of health and human services for government clients. Thecontract is valued at approximately $7 million annually and will run throughJanuary 2014.

VDSS cited several pertinent reasons for its selection of PSI, includingan innovative approach to case management as well as the company's tremendouscommitment -- as evidenced by its pledge to take both districts' performanceratings to the top in the Commonwealth. Explains VDSS Deputy Commissioner,Division of Child Support Enforcement Director, Nick Young, "Based on thescores for all five evaluation criteria, PSI's proposal was clearly the bestoverall. We continue to be impressed by the level of innovation and dedicationthe company has shown towards promoting the success of our program and ourcommunities."

PSI looks forward to continuing the successful partnership that hasdeveloped since 1999. Elaborates Chief Operating Officer Eric Rubin, "We aretruly honored to continue helping the Commonwealth operate its child supportprogram in Chesapeake and Hampton. We are especially excited to deploy thePolaris approach to these two projects, as we're confident it will boostperformance for both. It is going to make the program work much moreefficiently and effectively, and ultimately, it will help more children andfamilies get the support they need and deserve."

With more than two decades of child support enforcement experience, PSIbrings a wealth of knowledge and innovation to Virginia. In 2007 alone, PSIcollected more than $402 million nationwide.

About PSI

PSI improves the lives of people every day by helping health and humanservices organizations reach out to the people they serve; qualify them foressential services; and manage caseloads with precision, speed, and superiorcustomer service. With more than 1,400 employees spanning 57 programs in 28states and the District of Columbia, we help our clients significantly improveprogram performance. For more information, please visithttp://www.policy-studies.com.

SOURCE Policy Studies Inc.


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