NCPA Commentaries by John C Goodman
Dr. John C. Goodman, President and founder of the NCPA and Kellye Wright Fellow, is known as the father of Health Savings Accounts and was dubbed by National Journal as "a winner of the devolution derby." He is one of the nation's leading health economists and health policy experts. Dr. Goodman regularly briefs members of Congress on these issues and is the author of nine books.
Apr 10, 2013
Giving the states control over Medicaid would foster necessary improvements
Psychology Today: Increasing the state’s ability to control Medicaid would allow for more efficient healthcare, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.
Apr 08, 2013
Cuts in Medicare fees to healthcare providers look ominous
Psychology Today: Healthcare reform is being paid for by cutting Medicare spending, which is not good news for seniors or the disabled, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.
Apr 03, 2013
Overburdened doctors' offices may mean more Medicaid patients will rely on ERs
Psychology Today: In his latest Psychology Today commentary, NCPA President John C. Goodman says due to the lack of doctors who accept Medicaid as a payment, patients may rely more on emergency rooms.
Apr 01, 2013
Oregon offers a good example for states to follow
Psychology Today: Allowing nurse practitioners to practice and diagnose simple and routine health problems will improve the healthcare system, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.
Mar 25, 2013
Health Affairs Blog: A new NCPA study explores how healthcare spending varies widely among different states, says NCPA President John C. Goodman and Senior Fellow Thomas Saving.
Mar 25, 2013
The ACA will intensify the problem of perverse incentives
Psychology Today: In his latest Psychology Today post, NCPA President John C. Goodman says that “virtually all employers and group insurers have perverse incentives to attract the healthy and avoid the sick.”
Mar 20, 2013
Let's remove the unfairness created by counterproductive tax subsidies
Psychology Today: In his latest Psychology Today post, NCPA President John C. Goodman suggests “the federal government should offer people the same tax relief for the purchase of health insurance, regardless of where it is obtained.
Mar 16, 2013
Townhall.com: The Obama administration has been promising benefits that it cannot pay for including health care and the Affordable Care Act, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.
Mar 13, 2013
Millions of workers will lose their employer health plans
Psychology Today: The Affordable Care Act does not promote subsidies that encourage economic growth but incentives to remain dependent on the federal government, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.
Mar 07, 2013
Forbes: With the recent passage of the Affordable Care Act, employers are now subject to regulations that will hurt the labor market, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.