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Kathleen Ujvari, MBA, MHSM

Senior Strategic Policy Advisor

Kathleen Ujvari, MBA, MHSM

Kathleen Ujvari, MBA, MHSM

Areas of Expertise

Long-term services and supports

Profile

Kathleen Ujvari is a senior strategic policy advisor with the AARP Public Policy Institute. Her work includes research and analysis of state-level and national data on long-term services and supports (LTSS) to identify issues, trends, and opportunities to improve access, delivery, quality, and program funding. She is a coauthor on a number of publications including the Long-Term Services and Supports State Scorecard and publications that address long-term care insurance, the role of states in supporting family caregivers, and economic studies that report on LTSS programs and financing. Ms. Ujvari has extensive experience in root-cause analysis, project management, and project implementation from her prior career as a financial services industry consultant and financial regulatory auditor. She holds an MBA from Northeastern University and a master’s degree in health systems management from George Mason University.

Selected Publications

Ujvari, K., “Disrupting the Marketplace: The State of Private Long-Term Care Insurance, 2018 Update,” (Washington, DC. AARP Public Policy Institute, August 2018). 

Edwards-Orr, M. and Ujvari, K., “Taking It to the Next Level: Using Innovative Strategies to Expand Options for Self-Direction,” (Washington, DC, AARP Public Policy Institute, April 2018).

Reinhard, S., Accius, J., Houser, A., Ujvari, K., Alexis, J., and Fox-Grage, W., “Picking Up the Pace of Change, 2017: A State Scorecard on Long-Term Services and Supports for Older Adults, People with Physical Disabilities, and Family Caregivers,” (Washington, DC, AARP Public Policy Institute, June 2017).

Hendrickson, L., Ujvari, K., and Fox-Grage, W., “Effective Transitions Between Care Settings,” (Washington, DC, AARP Public Policy Institute, June 2015).

Reinhard, S., Ujvari, K., and Hendrickson, L., “State Long-Term Services and Supports Scorecard: Connecticut Case Study,” (Washington, DC, AARP Public Policy Institute, June, 2015). 

Hendrickson, L. and Ujvari, K., “State Long-Term Services and Supports Scorecard: How One State Improved – Mississippi Case Study,” (Washington, DC, AARP Public Policy Institute, April 2015).

Ben-Shai, L., McHugh, R., and Ujvari, K., “Access to Unemployment Insurance Benefits for Family Caregivers:  An Analysis of State Rules and Practices,” (Washington, DC, AARP Public Policy Institute, April 2015).

Reinhard, S., Kassner, E., Houser, A., Ujvari, K., Mollica, R., and Hendrickson, L., “Raising Expectations, 2014: A State Scorecard on Long-Term Services and Supports for Older Adults, People with Physical Disabilities, and Family Caregivers,” (Washington, DC, AARP Public Policy Institute, June 2014). 

Contact

kujvari@aarp.org

202-499-0213