About Us


Beth Jackson, PhD

Director, Community Living Systems, Analytic Consulting and Research Services

Dr. Jackson has over 30 years of experience in health care research and policy. Her focus on long-term care and disability led her to become a national expert in quality improvement for home and community-based services (HCBS).

Recent roles include:

  • Project director of the National Quality Contract and the National HCBS Quality Enterprise, funded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • Project director of quality assurance and improvement, technical assistance, and oversight under the Money Follows the Person Rebalancing Demonstration, funded by CMS
  • Project Director of Home and Community-Based Services Measures Scan, funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • Author of over 50 journal articles and technical reports; regular presenter at national conferences.

Dr. Jackson has a PhD in sociology from the University of Massachusetts, an MA in sociology from Rutgers University, and an AB in sociology from Emmanuel College.