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.
Nov 14, 2012
Hospitals and doctors offices can be hazardous to your health.
Psychology Today: The health care system needs to be safer for patients in order to avoid unnecessary surgeries, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.
Nov 13, 2012
People condemn private insurers for policies they'd excuse in public programs.
Psychology Today: Many proponents of government run health care are unaware that Medicare is run by private insurance companies, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.
Nov 10, 2012
In his latest Townhall.com commentary, NCPA President John C. Goodman outlines six major problems that must be addressed before the Affordable Care Act can be successfully implemented.
Nov 05, 2012
A federal policy of "Medicare for all" would face several problems.
Psychology Today: In his latest Psychology Today article, NCPA President John C. Goodman explains five problems with expecting the government to lower provider fees.
Nov 03, 2012
Townhall.com: Slow growth and ineffective public policies are producing negative incentives for people not to work, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.
Oct 31, 2012
What's wrong with Medicare for everyone? Here's what.
Psychology Today: Medicare will be burdened by an increase in government bureaucracy and inefficiency which will reflect in higher costs, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.
Oct 30, 2012
Forbes: Employers are offering more benefits to their workers in order to avoid high tax rates in areas like Silicon Valley, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.
Oct 27, 2012
Townhall.com: Fundamental budget reform is necessary, however, raising taxes and procrastinating on entitlement reform will block successful improvement, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.
Oct 20, 2012
Townhall.com: In his latest Townhall.com column, NCPA President John C. Goodman points out that not having health insurance does not result in increased fatality rates.
Oct 17, 2012
There's no need to turn the entire system upside down to help the people who can't buy private insurance.
The Wall Street Journal: The Affordable Care Act creates contradictory incentives which distort the real market price for health care, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.