Disintermediation

Publications

, Inside Sources
Coronavirus Exposes Birth Control Access Flaws
Marc Hyden & Caroline Kitchens

As the number of coronavirus cases in the United States continues to climb, many fear that the pandemic will soon overwhelm our healthcare system.

To prevent the United States from going the way…

Testimony in Support of SF 1960
Courtney Joslin

Testimony from:
Courtney Joslin, Commercial Freedom Fellow, R Street Institute
Testimony in Support of SF 1960
March 12, 2020
Minnesota State Senate, Health and Human Services Finance and Policy…

Testimony: Contraception Access in the States
Courtney Joslin

February 12, 2020

House Committee on Health, Education & Welfare

Chairman McNamara and members of the committee,

My name is Courtney Joslin and I am a Commercial Freedom fellow at the R…

Letter on S.1309 – “An Act relative to hormonal contraceptives.”
Courtney Joslin & Nicolas John

January 17, 2020

Senator Joanne Comerford
Chair, Senate Committee on Public Health
State House, Room 413-C

Representative John J. Mahoney
Chair, House Committee on Public Health
State…

Bringing Birth Control Reforms to the US
Courtney Joslin

Millions of American women have used hormonal birth control since its introduction to the market 60 years ago. Today, birth control is a staple of preventative medicine. Its safety and effectiveness…

Medical Licensing Reform Can Provide Better Access To Primary Care
Courtney Joslin

…Allowing physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and pharmacists to work to the fullest extent of their expertise is a win-win for primary care providers and patients. These professionals…

How Scope-Of-Practice Laws Can Empower The Medical Community & Patients
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Dec. 11, 2019)—Primary care doctors are increasingly difficult to come by, and the most recent projected shortages show that reforms are necessary for Americans to be able to receive…

Bringing Hormonal Birth Control Over The Counter
Chelsea Boyd & Courtney Joslin & Carrie Wade

…it is vital to address the unnecessary, top-down regulatory hurdles women face when acquiring birth control. Doing so will not only greatly improve access but will also improve measures of health…

R Street Institute: Women should have access to over-the-counter hormonal birth control
Chelsea Boyd & Courtney Joslin

WASHINGTON (Nov. 27, 2019) – Currently, for the majority of women in the United States, hormonal birth control can be obtained only through a three-step process that requires a physician…

, Newsday
How the military is embracing greater birth control access
Courtney Joslin & C. Jarrett Dieterle

Across the nation, policymakers are beginning to recognize the importance of allowing innovative access to birth control for women. In recent years, 11 states plus the District of Columbia have…