Vittorio Nastasi is the director of criminal justice policy at Reason Foundation.
Nastasi works on criminal justice reform, healthcare regulation, occupational licensing, and environmental policy issues at Reason Foundation.
His work has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Orange County Register, Palm Beach Post, and Tallahassee Democrat, among others.
Prior to joining Reason, Nastasi worked with the James Madison Institute and the DeVoe L. Moore Center focusing on land-use regulation, occupational licensing, and criminal justice reform.
Nastasi graduated from Florida State University with bachelors degrees in Economics and Political Science.
He is based in Tallahassee, Florida.
California should remove outdated barriers to telehealth
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How Telehealth Services Can Help Address Mental Health Issues and Police Reform Efforts
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Telehealth Reforms Could Expand Access to Health Care in Louisiana
Eliminate disparities between physician and non-physician providers, reduce barriers for out-of-state providers and expand telepharmacy services.
Physician Assistants and Advanced Practice Registered Nurses Could Offset Physician Shortage
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