Anne Tumlinson, MA

by Jasmine Phiri

May 12, 2020

ATI Advisory

Anne Tumlinson is the founder of Anne Tumlinson Innovations and Daughterhood with 25 years of research and consulting experience in post-acute and long-term care financing and delivery. Anne’s work helps organizations respond successfully to payment and delivery reform, and develops innovative ideas and strategies for public policy change – especially important as we prepare the country for demographic shifts.

Anne has testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee and Senate Aging Committee, and appeared before the Congressional Long-Term Care Commission, and the Bipartisan Policy Center. Her testimony has consistently emphasized that the under-financing of long-term care is an economic problem for families and caregivers, and stifles innovation needed to help them. In support of this work, Anne researches, writes and speaks about innovation in aging services, contributing to Health Affairs and McKnight’s Long Term Care News.

Anne has also created a consumer website,, to generate and improve information for caregivers navigating the health and elder care systems. Daughterhood is a nationwide community of caregivers who educate and inform others.

Anne served previously as a Senior Vice President at Avalere Health, where she founded and led Avalere’s post-acute and long-term care consulting practice for 14 years. She created, developed and launched a data-based provider navigation tool for post-acute care placement and led many analytic and modeling projects for a wide variety of clients. Prior to that, she led Medicaid program oversight at the federal Office of Management and Budget.

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