Disintermediation

Publications

Economic Mobility and Contraceptive Access: Societal Effects
Courtney Joslin

This policy brief is 2 of a 2-part series on the relationship between contraceptive access and economic mobility. This series emphasizes two lenses—the individual and the societal costs associated…

Economic Mobility and Contraceptive Access: Individual Effects
Courtney Joslin

This policy brief is 1 of a 2-part series on the relationship between contraceptive access and economic mobility. This series emphasizes two lenses—the individual and the societal costs associated…

Access to Contraceptives Gives People Economic Mobility
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (November 17, 2021)—States and the federal government are continually finding ways to reduce health care costs and improve health outcomes. Contraceptive access is one primary component…

, Medical Economics
Telehealth: Policy suggestions going forward
Courtney Joslin

From Medical Economics:

The COVID-19 pandemic was the catalyst for a sea change in the way telehealth is used, but as the country attempts to bounce back the question becomes which expansions…

, mHealth Intelligence
Permanent Audio-Only Telehealth, Licensure Flexibilities Key to Virtual Care
Courtney Joslin

From mHealth Intelligence:

As temporary policies to expand access to telehealth inch closer to their expiration dates, states must decide which ones will be made permanent amid the ongoing…

Treat me through the phone: A look at how COVID-19 changed telehealth across the United States
Ann Phelan

WASHINGTON (November 8, 2021) –– In March of 2020, when the United States started to shut down in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, most in-person visits for health services and/or preventative…

An Analysis of State and Federal Telehealth Reforms During and Beyond Covid-19
Courtney Joslin

SUMMARY:
By March 17, 2020, most states had declared a state of emergency due to the spread of COVID-19, and governors began to issue executive orders aimed at controlling the spread of the virus….

Comments on Wisconsin Assembly Bill 36, relating to prescription of contraceptives
Caroline Kitchens

Chairman Sanfelippo and members of the Committee,

Thank you for the opportunity to testify today. My name is Caroline Kitchens, and I am director of government affairs at the R Street Institute. R…

Birth Control Access in Indiana
Courtney Joslin & Alan Smith
Letter to Governor Ducey in Support of SB 1082, a Bill to Allow Pharmacist Prescribing of Contraception
Courtney Joslin & Steven Greenhut

June 30, 2021

Dear Gov. Ducey,

The R Street Institute is writing to encourage you to sign Senate Bill 1082, which would allow pharmacists to provide hormonal birth control prescriptions in…

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