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Health Progress, “Pandemic Is a Tragedy, and a Chance to Rethink Long-Term Care” Read


Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, “Post-Acute Preparedness in a COVID-19 World”

with Anne Tumlinson, William Altman, Jon Glaudemans, and David Grabowski   Read


Generations, “Reimagining the Delivery of Care for Older Adults with Chronic Conditions” Read

Health Progress “Social Determinants of Health: Moving Beyond the Buzzwords” Read 

Milken Review “As Goes Tobacco, So Goes Opiods” Read


Milken Review, Remember Long-Term Care Insurance? Milken Review Read

The Hill, Sorry GOP, tax reform will not be easier than replacing ObamaCare. Read

Milken Review, State and Local Tax Deductions. Read 

The Hill, Bet on a tax cut, not tax reform. Read


Catholic Health Association, Improving the Lives of Older Adults through Faith Community Partnerships. Read

Urban Institute, Can Catastrophic Insurance Improve Financing for Long-Term Services and Supports. (with Melissa Favreault and Richard Johnson) Read

Urban Institute, How Much Could Financing Reforms for Long-Term Services and Supports Reduce Medicaid Costs? (with Melissa Favreault and Richard Johnson) Read

Urban Institute, How Much Might New Insurance Programs Improve Financing for Long-Term Services and Supports? (with Melissa Favreault and Richard Johnson) Read


Health Affairs, Financing Long-Term Services and Supports: Options Reflect Trade-Offs for Older Americans and Federal Spending” (with Melissa Favreault and Richard Johnson) Read


Catholic Health Association, Facing the Final Frontier: Opportunities and Challenges of Managing Long-Term Care for an Aging Population. Read


“The Rise and Fall of the CLASS Act” in Universal Coverage of Long Term Care in the U.S.: Can We Get There from Here? Read

Catholic Health Association, Hospital Readmissions: Challenges and Opportunities for Catholic Senior Service Providers. Read


Bloomberg View, “A Healthier Way to Provide U.S. Universal Care.” Read

AARP Bulletin, “Fix the CLASS Act, Don’t Kill It.” Read

Health Affairs, Requiem for the CLASS Act. Read


Catholic Health Association, Crossing the Continuum: Integrating Senior Care in Catholic Health Systems. Read

The Commonwealth Fund, Long-Term Care Financing Reform: Lessons from the U.S. and Abroad. Read

Health Affair, The Faces of Home Care. Read


Caring at the Crossroads, Read

Longterm Care Comes Out of the Shadows, Read