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Jacob James Rich


Jacob James Rich is a policy analyst at the Reason Foundation. His work primarily focuses on health-care policy, specializing in prescription and illegal-drug regulations. Before joining Reason, he conducted research for the Cato Institute focused on economics and opioid policy. He holds master’s degrees in mathematics and economics from Eastern Michigan University.

Licensing requirements preventing physicians from practicing across state borders have been relaxed during the pandemic. Utah's approach points the way to a more sensible permanent licensing regime.