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- Nationwide campaign launches for increased access to healthcare — In response to this growing need, Americans for Prosperity launched a nationwide campaign advocating for reforms designed to give Americans greater access to health care, fight the coronavirus outbreak, and prepare for the next health emergency. Published 5/19/20
- Re-imagining healthcare innovation — Tim Phillips, president of Americans for Prosperity, declares the need to re-imagine our healthcare system and open it up to innovation in order to save more lives and better prepare for future crises. Published 5/11/20
- Teletownhall discussing potential state bailout legislation — Senators David Perdue and Ron Johnson joined Americans for Prosperity teletownhall last week to discuss why Congress’ proposed state bailouts would hurt the country’s fiscal health, encourage greater levels of irresponsible spending among the states, and leave millions of Americans in need of help worse off. Published 5/11/20
- Removing restrictions on telemedicine — As this technology becomes an indispensable tool in the fight against COVID-19, elected officials are working fast to remove restrictions — restrictions once believed to promote safety but in fact hinder access to this life-saving service. Published 4/24/20
- Amplifying voices on the ground calling for swift, targeted relief for COVID-19 — Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is actively advocating to the President and Congress on behalf of millions of individuals on the ground, ensuring their voices are heard and that aid is deployed in the most effective, timely, and targeted way. Published 3/20/20
- Telemedicine promises to identify COVID-19 patients earlier, with no risk to medical personnel — As health care providers struggle to meet the growing challenge of seeing patients quickly, an emerging technology offers an innovative new way to screen people for COVID-19. Originally developed to offer health care to people in remote places, telemedicine could become a major asset in battling the coronavirus epidemic. Published 3/17/20