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Wayne L. Anderson

Senior Health Analyst

Wayne L. Anderson, PhD, focuses on long-term care financing, organizational, and workforce issues; disability; medical homes; managed care arrangements; and consumer knowledge. He has played leading roles in federally funded research projects, including studies for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to understand the effects of various state home and community-based services program designs on health care costs and use, understand system-level changes in state long-term care systems, analyze health care services for Medicare/Medicaid dually eligible beneficiaries, evaluate medical home demonstrations, and support the development of the Home Health Care Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems. His experience includes performing statistical analyses of survey and secondary data, conducting cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analyses, designing and implementing data collection instruments, and conducting qualitative analysis, including structured interviews.


PhD, Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M Div, Pastoral Care, Southern Seminary; BS, Engineering, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Latest Publications

Smith, L.M., Anderson, W.L., Anderson, W.L., Kenyon, A., Kenyon, A., Kinyara, E., et al. (2015). Racial and ethnic disparities in patients' experience with skilled home health care services. Medical Care Research and Review, Advance Online Publication .
Anderson, W.L., & Wiener, J.M. (2015). The Impact of Assistive Technologies on Formal and Informal Home Care. Gerontologist, 55 (3):422-433.
Forman-Hoffman, V.L., Ault, K.L., Anderson, W.L., Wiener, J.M., Stevens, A., Campbell, V.A., et al. (2015). Disability status, mortality, and leading causes of death in the United States community population. Medical Care, 53 (4):346-354.
Anderson, W.L., Wiener, J.M., Khatutsky, G., & Armour, B.S. (2013). Obesity and people with disabilities: The implications for health care expenditures. Obesity, 21 (12):E798-E804.
Wiener, J., Anderson, W.L., Khatutsky, G., Kaganova, Y., & O'Keeffe, J. (2013). Why Most of What Everybody Knows About Medicaid Spend Down Is Wrong: New Estimates and Policy Implications, Gerontologist, 53 (Suppl. 1):555-555.
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  • Long-Term Care Programs and Policy
  • Disability Programs and Policy
  • Consumer Health Care Ratings
  • Chronic Disease Management