Real Clear Policy: Make Regulatory Reforms to Keep Expanded Access to Care

Millions of Americans used telehealth for the first time during the COVID-19 pandemic and polling consistently shows that patients remain likely to use it in the future. A recent survey found that 63% of respondents who had used telehealth plan to increase their use even after the pandemic ends. The rapid rise in [...]

By |2022-06-02T11:43:41-04:00February 3rd, 2022|Press|Comments Off on Real Clear Policy: Make Regulatory Reforms to Keep Expanded Access to Care

Sal Nuzzo: Policymakers, keep your foot on the gas …

Our message for Florida’s policymakers as they return — keep your foot on the gas. Taylor Ann Drew was an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) employed by a local hospital in Tallahassee when the Florida Legislature passed two specific policy reforms that changed the course of her career. In 2018, the [...]

By |2022-06-02T12:01:14-04:00October 11th, 2021|Press|Comments Off on Sal Nuzzo: Policymakers, keep your foot on the gas …

Guest opinion: Dental therapists can increase access to dental care

By Sal Nuzzo April 13, 2021 Floridians are currently facing a serious healthcare access crisis. Regular dental visits and proper dental hygiene are essential to the health and well-being of Floridians. Poor dental health profoundly impacts Florida students’ ability to learn and Florida workers’ ability to provide for their families. [...]

By |2022-06-02T12:24:58-04:00April 14th, 2021|Press|Comments Off on Guest opinion: Dental therapists can increase access to dental care

STATEMENT RELEASE: James Madison Institute Releases Policy Brief on the Expansion of Telehealth in Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2021 CONTACT INFORMATION Reason Foundation Allison Tierney (616) 550-5769 Allison.tierney@reason.org   The James Madison Institute Emerson W. George (850) 320-3803 emerson@jamesmadison.org   JAMES MADISON INSTITUTE RELEASES POLICY BRIEF ON THE EXPANSION OF TELEHEALTH IN FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A new joint report by The James Madison [...]

By |2022-06-02T14:04:47-04:00April 8th, 2021|Statements|Comments Off on STATEMENT RELEASE: James Madison Institute Releases Policy Brief on the Expansion of Telehealth in Florida

COVID-19 Pandemic Reveals the Need for Nursing Home and Certificate of Need Law Reforms

By Adrian Moore and Vittorio Nastasi February 1, 2021 Nursing home residents have been among the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to data from the COVID Tracking Project, nursing home residents account for 38 percent of COVID-19 fatalities nationwide despite only making-up less than 1 percent of the population. [...]

By |2022-06-02T12:30:45-04:00March 29th, 2021|Press|Comments Off on COVID-19 Pandemic Reveals the Need for Nursing Home and Certificate of Need Law Reforms

Conservative perspectives on advancing the health insurance agenda in the Biden era

It’s hard to believe, but only five years ago Republicans controlled all three government branches and were widely expected to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). So much change makes it difficult to take everything in, much less understand where policies important to health insurance executives can be advanced. Predictions [...]

By |2021-03-24T11:15:17-04:00March 24th, 2021|Press|Comments Off on Conservative perspectives on advancing the health insurance agenda in the Biden era

Expanding Access to Telehealth in Florida: Recent Progress and Opportunities for Improvement

Vittorio Nastasi Policy Analyst, Reason Foundation Adjunct Scholar, The James Madison Institute Sal Nuzzo Vice President of Policy, The James Madison Institute Click here to read the full report "Expanding Access to Telehealth in Florida: Recent Progress and Opportunities for Improvement" COVID-19 has highlighted the need for flexibility in our [...]

By |2022-05-27T11:11:19-04:00March 19th, 2021|Publications|Comments Off on Expanding Access to Telehealth in Florida: Recent Progress and Opportunities for Improvement

STATEMENT RELEASE: New JMI Report Calls For Market-Based Reform To Improve Nursing Home Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 5, 2021 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett 850-386-3131 NEW JMI REPORT CALLS FOR MARKET-BASED REFORM TO IMPROVE NURSING HOME CARE TALLAHASSEE – A new report by The James Madison Institute’s Center for Economic Prosperity entitled “Protecting Florida’s Most Vulnerable: Market-Based Reform to Improve Nursing Home Care” outlines [...]

By |2021-01-05T10:28:47-04:00January 5th, 2021|Statements|Comments Off on STATEMENT RELEASE: New JMI Report Calls For Market-Based Reform To Improve Nursing Home Care

Protecting Florida’s Most Vulnerable: Market-Based Reform to Improve Nursing Home Care

By: Vitorio Nastasi, Policy Analyst, Reason Foundation; Adjunct Scholar, The James Madison Institute Click here to read the full PDF of “Protecting Florida’s Most Vulnerable: Market-Based Reform to Improve Nursing Home Care”  1. Introduction  The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted significant shortcomings in our healthcare system and, perhaps most particularly, in [...]

By |2021-01-04T12:46:10-04:00January 5th, 2021|Publications|Comments Off on Protecting Florida’s Most Vulnerable: Market-Based Reform to Improve Nursing Home Care

On health care, don’t abandon our most vulnerable

When it comes to health care policy, I am reminded of a line from E.B. White, the author famous for books like Charlotte’s Web and Stuart Little. He proclaimed that “there’s no limit to how complicated things can get, on account of one thing always leading to another.” It’s a thought we would all [...]

By |2022-06-02T12:38:46-04:00December 28th, 2020|Press|Comments Off on On health care, don’t abandon our most vulnerable
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