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Anne Dunkelberg

Associate director, Center for Public Policy Priorities


Native Texan Anne Dunkelberg is Associate Director of the Center for Public Policy Priorities, where she has worked since 1994. She focuses on policy and budget issues related to health care access and immigrants’ access to public benefits. She previously served in the state Medicaid Director’s office at the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

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A proven way for Texas lawmakers to improve primary health care access

Despite growing evidence and a body of research showing favorable patient outcomes and excellent quality of care in states where advanced practice registered nurses have full practice authority, Texas still prevents them from doing what they can do and what patients desperately need. As a result, Texans who could be treated by an APRN have no care at all.