Wiener, Joshua M(ark)

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WIENER, Joshua M(ark)

WIENER, Joshua M(ark). American, b. 1949. Genres: Gerontology/Senior issues, Medicine/Health. Career: New York City Health Services Administration, Office of Program Analysis, New York City, program analyst, 1973-74; New York State Moreland Act Commission on Nursing Homes and Residential Facilities, New York City, staff project analyst, 1975; U.S. Congressional Budget Office, Washington, DC, policy analyst, 1976; Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, coordinator for long-term care and financial analysis, 1976-79; Health Care Financing Administration, Washington, DC, policy analyst in Office of Legislation and Policy, 1980-82, acting director of Division of Medicaid and Long-Term Care Policy, 1983- 84; Brookings Institution, Washington, DC, senior fellow, 1984-96; Urban Institute, Washington, DC, principal research Associate, 1996-. Member of Advisory Panel on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Testified before U.S. Senate and House of Representatives committees; speaker to elderly and health care groups; Worked with the Clinton Administration on the new healthcare reform, 1993. Publications: (ed.) Swing Beds: Assessing Flexible Health Care in Rural Communities, 1987; (with A. Rivlin, R. Hanley, and D. Spence) Caring for the Disabled Elderly: Who Will Pay?, 1988; (with J. Engel) Improving Access to Health Services for Children and Pregnant Women, 1991; (with M.A. Strosbert, R. Baker and I.A. Fein) Rationing America's Medical Care: The Oregon Plan and Beyond, 1992; (with L.H. Illston and R. Hanley) Sharing the Burden: Strategies for Public and Private Long-Term Care Insurance, 1994; Persons with Disabilities, 1995. Address: 5419 41st St. NW, Washington, DC 20015, U.S.A.