James Bulot, Ph. D.

Jay is a nationally recognized expert on Aging and Disability Services, Assistive Technology and LTSS. Prior to joining Navigant, Dr. Bulot served as the State Director for Aging and Adult Services for three governors, managing hundreds of millions of dollars in budget and hundreds of employees. He has provided expert testimony to federal agencies, Congress and the White House regarding aging and disability issues and co-presented nationally with health and human service agency directors on opportunities for interagency coordination.  He’s a regular speaker at national conferences on cross-agency collaboration with aging, disability and health agencies to improve health and outcomes adults who are older or disabled.

In his roles as consultant, state government leader, professor and President of the National Association of State Units on Aging and Disability, Jay has led several organizational effectiveness studies and assisted clients in developing both infrastructure and process to support the organizations mission and goals. He worked across Departments and Programs on service coordination and creating comprehensive systems of care leveraging agency resources to best meet the needs of the state’s most vulnerable populations.  He’s developed national clinical and performance benchmarking data, particularly in relation to long-term care supports and services. He’s assisted state clients developing and enhancing traditional and managed LTSS programs.

Dr. Bulot is currently supporting Alabama to transition medical, LTC and HCBS to a comprehensive integrated care system led by local, provider-based, integrated care networks (ICNs), Minnesota in evaluating HCBS rates across providers, payors and South Dakota in conducting a comprehensive organizational assessment and redesign.  Dr. Bulot provides clients with valuable insight, policy consulting, grants management, budget analysis and technical assistance, while empowering them to realize success in areas such as organizational development, revenue enhancement, enhancing federal match, interagency collaborations and state planning services.