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Joshua M. Wiener

Expert Profile

Joshua M. Wiener

Senior Fellow
RTI International
Expertise: 
Aging Programs and Policy Disability and Long-Term Care Medicaid Health Economics

Biography

Joshua M. Wiener, PhD, Senior Fellow and program director of aging, disability, and long-term care, appointed June 2003, is the author or editor of 8 books and over 100 articles on health care for older people, people with disabilities, long-term care, Medicaid, health reform, health care rationing, and maternal and child health. He is currently involved in studies of Medicaid home and community-based services, the long-term care workforce, quality assurance for long-term care, and projection and simulation models for long-term care. Dr. Wiener is co-director of the U.S. Administration on Aging-funded Alzheimer's Disease Demonstration Grants to States National Resource Center. Before coming to RTI, Dr. Wiener did policy analysis and research for the Urban Institute, the Brookings Institution, the Health Care Financing Administration, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the Congressional Budget Office, the New York State Moreland Act Commission on Nursing Homes and Residential Facilities, and the New York City Department of Health.

Washington D.C.  --
United States
Office Phone: 
(202) 728-2094

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