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.

  • Oct 17, 2012

    The Better Solution for 'Pre-Existing Conditions'

    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.


  • Oct 10, 2012

    Obamacare's Impossible Expectations

    The demand for free preventive care will overwhelm healthcare providers.

    Psychology Today: The Affordable Care Act will increase demand for preventive care without increasing the amount of doctors, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.


  • Oct 01, 2012

    Waste, Waste Everywhere and Not a Dime to Spare

    New free market ideas are needed to liberate doctors and patients

    Psychology Today: High health care costs can be attributed to waste and inefficient incentives, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.


  • Sep 29, 2012

    HSAs force health providers to compete

    John C. Goodman

    San Francisco Chronicle: Health Savings Accounts allow health care consumers to pay directly for services which lowers prices, and eliminates counter-productive third party payer incentives, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.


  • Sep 29, 2012

    How Much Do We Owe?

    Townhall.com: Social Security and Medicare are not guaranteed for those who have paid into it, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.


  • Sep 20, 2012

    Can Personalized Healthcare Survive Obamacare's Medicine Assembly Line?

    Forbes: Personalized medicine could fall victim to the Affordable Care Act and standardized healthcare, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.


  • Sep 18, 2012

    Personalized Healthcare Choice Vs. Government Mandated Obamacare – Part 1

    Forbes: The Affordable Care Act is preventing progress in personalized medicine, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.


  • Sep 17, 2012

    Better Solutions for Pre-Existing Conditions

    Alternatives to Healthcare Bureaucracy

    Psychology Today: In his latest column, NCPA President John C. Goodman outlines ten ways to deal with the problem of incentives and pre-existing conditions.


  • Sep 15, 2012

    Saving Seniors from ObamaCare

    Townhall.com: Medicare cuts can be delayed to help seniors, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.


  • Sep 10, 2012

    Freeing the Employee

    How to Make Health Insurance Portable

    Psychology Today: Portable insurance could reduce problems with insuring pre-existing conditions, when switching insurance plans, says  NCPA President John C. Goodman.