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

    ObamaCare: How to Pay for Delay

    heartlander.: A two year delay in implementation will help the Affordable Care Act fix some of the funding deficiencies that the program will encounter, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.


  • Nov 14, 2012

    The Problem of Patient Safety

    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

    The Public-Private Double Standard

    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

    Did the Election Save ObamaCare?

    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

    Is Government Provision the Answer? (Part II)

    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

    Where Have All the Jobs Gone?

    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

    Is Government Provision the Answer? (Part I)

    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

    Silicon Valley Employers Go Wild With Lavish Employee Benefits

    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

    Beware the "Grand Bargain"

    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

    Does Mitt Romney Want to Let People Die?

    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.