Disintermediation

Publications

SB 151, “A bill to enact the Pharmacy Access Act.”
Marc Hyden & Courtney Joslin

Chairman and members of the committee,

Our names are Courtney Joslin and Marc Hyden, and we are with the R Street Institute, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, public policy research organization….

Pharmacist-Prescribed Birth Control: The Evidence on Outcomes
Courtney Joslin

Women have long reported that hormonal birth control can be difficult and costly to obtain. Many have trouble scheduling regular doctor appointments in the first place; for the uninsured, this can be…

In SUPPORT Senate Bill 1082, allow pharmacists to provide hormonal birth control prescriptions in Arizona
Steven Greenhut

Dear Sen. Gonzales,

The R Street Institute is writing to support Senate Bill 1082, which would allow pharmacists to provide hormonal birth control prescriptions in Arizona. R Street is a…

Pharmacist-Prescribed Birth Control in the States
Courtney Joslin

Chairman Casey and members of the House Health and Human Services committee:

My name is Courtney Joslin and I am a Resident Fellow for the R Street Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan public…

Testimony in support of Wisconsin Senate Bill 30, permitting pharmacists to prescribe contraceptives.
Caroline Kitchens

Chairman Testin 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…

The Conservative Case for Greater Birth Control Access
Courtney Joslin & C. Jarrett Dieterle

Press release: How Broader Birth Control Access Aligns with Conservative Values and Policy Agendas

Image credit: Barbara J. Johnson

How Broader Birth Control Access Aligns with Conservative Values and Policy Agendas
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Jan. 13, 2021)— While birth control access is usually thought of as a left-of-center issue, some of the family planning programs we have today are thanks to Republican politicians….

, Power to Decide
5 Key Takeaways from R Street’s Lessons for Legislators
Courtney Joslin

From Power to Decide:
On Wednesday, November 18, I attended the webinar Lessons for Legislators: A Guide to Allowing Pharmacist-Prescribed Birth Control, hosted by R Street in conversation with…

Pharmacist-Prescribed Birth Control: The Evidence on Outcomes
Courtney Joslin

INTRODUCTION
Over the last several years, more and more states have begun allowing pharmacists to prescribe hormonal birth control methods like the pill. This model of access, commonly called the…

, Anchorage Daily Planet
Singer: State lawmakers must not wait for the next crisis before enacting reforms
Courtney Joslin

From Anchorage Daily Planet:

One way to do so is to tap into pharmacists’ knowledge and training. In a new study released jointly by the Goldwater Institute and the R Street Institute,…