Originally published at the Regulatory Review on December 31, 2018.


This essay on shifting states' incentives to reduce nonmedical exemptions while respecting the choice not to vaccinate, is based on a forthcoming article, A Model Law for Nonmedical Immunization Exemptions Using the Least Restrictive Means, coauthored by Daniel A. Salmon, Stacie Kershner, Timothy D. Lytton, Hillel Y. Levin, Claire Hannan, and Saad B. Omer.