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.

  • Jan 28, 2013

    Where Private Health Insurance Is Headed

    Whatever happens under Medicare is likely to spread to the private sector.

    Psychology Today: NCPA President John C. Goodman suggests the government is able to influence how doctors behave as healthcare becomes more socialized.


  • Jan 26, 2013

    Bad Parents, Poor Kids

    Townhall.com: In his latest Townhall.com commentary, NCPA President John C. Goodman says that bad parenting is to blame for poor school performance in low socioeconomic areas.


  • Jan 22, 2013

    Eduard Porter Scribbles Non Sequiturs To Incorrectly Denigrate Profits

    Forbes: In his most recent Forbes commentary, NCPA President John C. Goodman corrects some inconsistencies and misstatements made in a recent New York Times column about the evolution of hospitals.


  • Jan 21, 2013

    ACOs and the Nationalization of Healthcare

    Accountable Care Organizations will become a mechanism of federal control

    Psychology Today: Accountable Care Organizations will be the primary way in which nationalized healthcare will be implemented under the Affordable Care Act, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.


  • Jan 19, 2013

    Obama's Health Care Problem

    Townhall.com: In his latest Townhall.com commentary, NCPA President John C. Goodman explains some of the critical problems with the Affordable Care Act.


  • Jan 16, 2013

    How Will Obamacare Affect Your Tax Bill?

    Probably more than you realize

    Psychology Today: NCPA President John C. Goodman explains the hidden costs of the Affordable Care Act and how they affect healthcare consumers.


  • Jan 15, 2013

    Can We Spend Ourselves From Recession To Prosperity?

    Forbes: NCPA President John C. Goodman explains why an increase of government spending will not lead to a speedy economic recovery.


  • Jan 14, 2013

    The Case for Abolishing Medicaid

    The poor would get better healthcare with vouchers for private insurance.

    Psychology Today: In a Psychology Today post, NCPA President John C. Goodman gives his reasons why Medicaid should be discontinued and identifies solutions to replace the program.


  • Jan 14, 2013

    Obama is at Fault

    Townhall.com: In his most recent Townhall.com commentary, NCPA President John C.
    Goodman explains why President Obama is 90% to blame for the recent fiscal
    cliff problems.


  • Jan 02, 2013

    Should We Replace Medicaid with Block Grants to States?

    Psychology Today: NCPA President John C. Goodman suggests that many Medicaid problems could be averted if the current system is replaced with unrestricted block grants to the states.