Florida Ambulances Need Flexibility to Serve Consumers Both Now and After the Pandemic

By Anastasia Boden and Sal Nuzzo As Florida re-opens the economy, no one knows quite what to expect. But one thing that’s clear is that medical providers must be ready to respond to whatever comes — and quickly. Unfortunately, the state’s certificate of need laws stand in the way. Just [...]

By |2020-06-16T09:32:11-04:00June 16th, 2020|Press|Comments Off on Florida Ambulances Need Flexibility to Serve Consumers Both Now and After the Pandemic

JMI and Pioneer Release Study Examining Drug Rationing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2, 2020 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org 850-386-3131 JMI and Pioneer Release Study Examining Drug Rationing Today, JMI and Pioneer Institute co-released a new report, Quality Adjusted Life Years (QALY): The Threat to Older Americans, which examines how the QALY methodology to determine drug treatment value threatens [...]

By |2020-06-03T15:36:45-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Statements|Comments Off on JMI and Pioneer Release Study Examining Drug Rationing

JMI Releases New Report Examining Practitioner Shortages in Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2020 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org 850-386-3131 JMI Releases New Report Examining Practitioner Shortages in Florida In Florida, there is an impending shortage of healthcare practitioners. It’s estimated that Florida already needs an additional 1,636 primary care physicians to address existing shortages. This shortage is [...]

By |2020-06-03T15:51:01-04:00February 26th, 2020|Statements|Comments Off on JMI Releases New Report Examining Practitioner Shortages in Florida

Curing the Physician Shortage: State-Level Prescriptions for a National Problem

By Vitorio Nastasi, Policy Analyst, Reason Foundation; Adjunct Scholar, The James Madison Institute And Sal Nuzzo, Vice President of Policy I. Introduction In Florida, and across the country, there is an impending shortage of physicians. According to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), a growing, aging population is expected [...]

By |2020-05-22T12:01:16-04:00February 26th, 2020|Publications|Comments Off on Curing the Physician Shortage: State-Level Prescriptions for a National Problem

Robert McClure: 2020 — an agenda for opportunity

We should debate enthusiastically and disagree vigorously. Welcome to January 2020 — the start of another 60-day Legislative Session and the commencement of what I fully expect to be the single wildest presidential election cycle of my lifetime (and I’ve been around for a lot of them). As policymakers from [...]

By |2020-06-03T16:02:42-04:00January 14th, 2020|Press|Comments Off on Robert McClure: 2020 — an agenda for opportunity

Reflecting on Conservatism at the End of the Decade

By Robert McClure Wednesday, 18 December 2019 04:15 PM We are fast approaching a new year, a new decade, and a new election cycle. Like many of you, I did the Facebook 10-year photo challenge and marveled at the visible changes in myself, my family, my home state, and indeed my [...]

By |2020-06-03T16:07:05-04:00December 19th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Reflecting on Conservatism at the End of the Decade

Insurance Summit: Genetic testing could lead to lower premiums

By Drew Wilson Florida Politics November 5, 2019 Genetic testing can reveal a wealth of information that can guide health care providers to better diagnoses and treatments for their patients. That same information could help insurance companies write better, and possibly less expensive, life insurance policies. That’s the rub. Most [...]

By |2020-06-03T16:21:16-04:00November 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Insurance Summit: Genetic testing could lead to lower premiums

Why price controls harm health care

U.S. Senate legislation aims to prevent surprise bills but actually would hurt doctors and patients, a James Madison Institute policy expert writes. By Sal Nuzzo October 21, 2019 In health care, the Latin phrase “primum non nocere” is the ultimate commandment. Loosely translated as “first, do no harm,” it’s the most [...]

By |2020-06-03T16:25:18-04:00October 22nd, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Why price controls harm health care
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