John Cutler is both a Senior Fellow for National Academy of Social Insurance as well as a special advisor to the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement.  He currently is a consultant for various organizations interested in LTSS financing reform, including the State of Minnesota. 

He retired from the Federal government in 2015 after serving in various agencies including the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, where he was responsible for bringing the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program online, and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE).Prior to that he worked for eight years at AARP, with responsibility for regulatory and compliance matters involving AARP's long term care and Medicare supplement insurance as well as other products. He was also previously a partner in MacMeekin, Cutler & Woodworth, a small law firm in Washington, D.C. 

Cutler holds a BA degree from the University of Virginia in Government and Foreign Affairs and a Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia. He is a member of the Bar in the District of Columbia. He is also active in various committees of the Society of Actuaries and the Fairfax County (Virginia) Long Term Care Coordinating Committee. He is also a member and past chair of AcademyHealth’s Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Interest Group.

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Key Considerations when Combining LTSS Coverage and Long-Term Care Insurance

Most Americans will need long-term services and supports (LTSS) later in life for assistance completing daily self-care activities such as bathing, dressing or using the bathroom. AcademyHealth’s LTSS Interest Group’s Vice Chair John Cutler shares his thoughts on what could be next for long-term care as policymakers are continually challenged to find more efficient ways to provide high quality care for those who need it.
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