Senior Policy Advisor - Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS), AARP, Washington, DC

Posted: Monday, January 25, 2021


AARP: Senior Policy Advisor, Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS)

Reporting to the Director, LTSS in the Public Policy Institute, the Sr. Strategic Policy Advisor is a senior level professional with policy development and research experience in LTSS who identifies solutions to major policy challenges related to: Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) including Home and Community-Based Services, Older Americans Act Services, Nursing Home Care, Managed LTSS, and LTSS Financing, including Medicaid LTSS. The regular activities of this position include complex and diverse policy analysis, solution development and thought leader outreach. The incumbent implements this work in support of AARP's efforts in addressing challenges in the above areas, and does so in collaboration with other members of the Family, Home and Community (FHC) team.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following

  • Identifies LTSS policy challenges and solutions. Uses appropriate methodologies and data to conduct and oversee original research on highly visible and potentially controversial policy issues in AARP's areas of importance. 
  • Supports the Enterprise goals in protecting and strengthening Medicaid LTSS, assisting the Director of LTSS and working across teams with the Director of Health and Federal programs on the Health Security Team on Medicaid issues. Advises AARP leadership as requested on state and federal health program & LTSS policy issues and contributes to cross-enterprise initiatives where appropriate, including workgroups and strategy development.
  • Provides objective policy analysis and expert guidance for timely use by key internal clients. Evaluates current policy positions and provides extensive input for the drafting of The Policy Book: AARP's Public Policies.
  • Develops policy options and forward-looking strategies to enable AARP to promote changes in public policy and the general marketplace that make it possible for 50+ Americans to live a better life.

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