Anne Montgomery is Deputy Director at Altarum Institute’s Center for Elder Care and Advanced Illness, where she oversees a portfolio of research, policy and advocacy aimed at coordination and integration of medical care and long-term services and supports for a fast-growing population of older adults. Montgomery has two decades of policy experience working on Medicare, Medicaid and related programs. From 2007 to 2013, Montgomery served as a Senior Advisor for the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, where she developed hearings and four bills enacted as part of the Affordable Care Act, focusing on: upgrading quality and tightening accountability in the nursing home sector; expanding options for states to offer home and community-based services in their Medicaid programs; improving geriatric competence across the workforce; modernizing state background check systems for individuals working in long-term care settings; and standardizing assessment processes, eligibility systems, and conflict-free case management protocols in Medicaid. Earlier, Montgomery served as a Legislative Aide for the House Ways & Means Committee, as a Health Policy Associate with the Alliance for Health Policy in Washington, D.C., and as a Senior Analyst at the U.S. Government Accountability Office. Based in London as an Atlantic Fellow in Public Policy in 2001-2002, she undertook comparative policy analysis of the role of family caregivers in the development of long-term care in the UK and the U.S.  During the 1990’s, Ms. Montgomery worked as a health and science journalist covering the National Institutes of Health and Congress.  Ms. Montgomery is a member of the National Academy of Social Insurance, AcademyHealth and the American Society on Aging. She has an M.S. from Columbia University and a B.A. from the University of Virginia, and has taken gerontology coursework at Johns Hopkins University.

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