Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy

Stuart Bratesman

Policy Analyst
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Office Location

432D Wishcamper Center


(207) 780-4245


Stuart Bratesman is a Health Policy Analyst within the Disability and Aging program area.  Stuart has extensive knowledge of long term care and disability-related services and supports, the characteristics of long term care service users, and state and federal aging and disability policy.  He has applied this expertise to the analysis of Minimum Data Set assessment data and claims data for Medicaid and Medicare medical, behavioral, and long term care services.  Stuart is skilled at analyzing and designing complex relational databases, statistical analysis, and explaining and communicating complex data and relationships through easily understood charts, graphs and data maps.  In addition to interpreting claims and assessment data, Stuart has many years of experience analyzing Census Bureau data from the U.S. Census, American Community Survey, and Public Use Microdata Sample, as well as population forecasting data from proprietary sources.   He is proficient in Microsoft Office; Microsoft Access; Microsoft SQL Server; VisualBASIC, SAS; ArcGIS (geographical information systems) and iMMRS (integrated medical management research system).

Currently, Stuart is working with the Maine Adult Protective Services Information System (MAPSIS) database to analyze the characteristics and relationships of at-risk elders and adults with disabilities and perpetrators of abuse.   He is updating and expanding the Maine Long Term Care Forecasting Model for county-level projections of a variety of long term care services and supports and also analyzes the State’s hospital quality indicators data on behalf of the Maine Quality Forum.  He co-author’s the State’s Health-care Associated Infection Annual Report.

Stuart has a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.P.P. from Duke University.  


Datesort descending Title Type
2004 Quality Indicators for Home and Community-based Services Report
2005 Discovery Methods for Remediation and Quality Improvement in Home and Community Based Services Report
2005 Compendium of Quality Indicators: Older Adults, Adults with Physical Disabilities, Adults with Mental Retardation/Autism Living at Home, in the Community or in Long Term Care Facilities Report
2006 Reporting: Managing and Using Home and Community-Based Services Data for Quality Improvement Report
2007 Caring for People with Alzheimer's Disease or Dementia in Maine [Research & Policy Brief] Research and Policy Brief
2007 Assessment of Maine's Long-Term Care Needs. Baseline Report: Demographics and Use of Long Term Care Services in Maine Report
2008 Healthy IDEAS for Caregivers of People with Dementia in Maine: Evaluation Report Report
2009 Cross-System Profile of Maine's Long Term Support System: A New View of Maine's Long Term Services and Supports and the People Served Report
2009 Profiling Maine's Long Term Support System [Project Brief] Project Brief
2010 Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities: Population and Service Use Trends in Maine Report
2011 Maine Pediatric and Family Practice Survey Chartbook Report
2012 Members Dually Eligible for MaineCare and Medicare Benefits: MaineCare and Medicare Expenditures and Utilization, State Fiscal Year 2010. Chartbook. Report
2012 Children and Adults With Long Term Services and Support Needs: MaineCare and Medicare Expenditures and Utilization, State Fiscal Year 2010. Chartbook. Report
2012 Older Adults and Adults With Disabilities: Population and Service Use Trends in Maine, 2012 Edition. Chartbook. Report
2013 Dementia in Maine: Characteristics, Care, and Cost Across Settings [CHARTBOOK] Report
2014 Adults with Intellectual Disability or Autism Spectrum Disorder. Executive Summary Report
2014 Adults with Intellectual Disability or Autism Spectrum Disorder Report
2016 Adults Using Long Term Services and Supports: Population and Service Use Trends in Maine, SFY 2014 Chartbook