Claire Cruse

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Claire Cruse is a Director in ATI's Complex Care Program, Policy, and Research Practice. She brings more than a decade of experience in health services and health policy research and expertise in health equity and the drivers of health, Medicare and Medicare Advantage, aging, and health care innovation.

Prior to ATI, Cruse led policy research and program development for The Network for Excellence in Health Innovation (NEHI). Before NEHI, she served in a variety of roles at Deloitte's Center for Health Solutions, a health policy and health services research think tank aligned to Deloitte's commercial health care practice. She also helped launch the Deloitte Health Equity Institute. She also worked in the nonprofit sector, working to advance policies and services focused on older adults. This remains an area of passion for her both in her professional and personal life. Cruse serves on the board of the Colorado Center for Aging and is a former member of Colorado's Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging.

Cruse earned her Master of Public Health and Health Policy at The George Washington University; graduate certificate in Gerontology at The University of Georgia; and Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Sociology at The University of Georgia.