Anne Montgomery

Anne Montgomery is Deputy Director at Altarum Institute’s Center for Elder Care and Advanced Illness where she oversees a portfolio of work primarily aimed at helping to establish policy frameworks for delivery of services spanning medical and long-term services and supports. From 2007 to 2013, Ms. Montgomery served as senior policy advisor for the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, where she developed hearings and wrote policy enacted as part of the Affordable Care Act to upgrade quality in nursing homes; widen options for states to offer home and community-based services; improve geriatric competence in the health care workforce; and establish standardized assessment processes, centralized access points, and improved case management protocols in programs offering health care and social support services to older adults. Ms. Montgomery served as a Health Policy Associate with the Alliance for Health Reform in Washington, D.C., as a Senior Analyst in public health at the U.S. Government Accountability Office, and as professional staffer for the Ways & Means Health Subcommittee. 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 United Kingdom 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.  A Visiting Scholar at NASI, Ms. Montgomery is a member of Academy Health 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.