Mimi Toomey, MA, leads the Office of Policy, Analysis and Development at the HHS Administration for Community Living (ACL).
ACL is the newest agency in HHS and brings together the efforts and achievements of the Administration on Aging, the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and the HHS Office on Disability to serve as the Federal agency responsible for increasing access to community supports, while focusing attention and resources on the unique needs of older Americans and people with disabilities across the lifespan.
Toomey’s office identifies and analyzes emerging policy issues and trends related to the aging and disability populations and advances innovative program strategies consistent with the priorities established by the Assistant Secretary for Aging/ACL Administrator.
She has over 25 years of multi-level experience on aging issues including directing local aging and disability community-based programs and national non-profit projects. She has been at the federal level for ten years and currently is focusing on policy as it relates to the Affordable Care Act around Medicare, Medicaid, prevention, workforce issues and innovations.