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.
Jun 07, 2011
The Health Care Blog: John Goodman explains how patients benefit by controlling more of their own health care decisions.
May 27, 2011
Republicans are being portrayed as Medicare Grinches, but ObamaCare already has seniors' health care slated for draconian cuts.
Wall Street Journal - While critics portray Republicans as Medicare grinches, the NCPA's John Goodman and Tom Saving show in an oped in this morning's Wall St. Journal (link) that there is very little difference between what Rep. Paul Ryan's plan will spend on Medicare and what ObamaCare does, but with very different results for seniors.
May 25, 2011
The Health Care Blog - In a recent commentary on The Health Care Blog, Goodman argues for an alternative to malpractice that ensures patients are fairly protected.
May 18, 2011
Health Care News: Dr. Goodman analyzes the future of Medicare in a recent Health Care News commentary
May 14, 2011
Townhall - John Goodman’s latest commentary stirs debate over the actual costs of health care for the uninsured.
May 12, 2011
Health Affairs Blog – John Goodman and Thomas Saving explain the
impact Obamacare will have on Medicare.
May 11, 2011
The Health Care Blog – The economics of service vs. price for Medicare enrollees from John Goodman.
May 08, 2011
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) has proposed a Medicare reform plan that is being contrasted with the approach adopted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), what some people call ObamaCare. The plan is the centerpiece of the House Republican budget; it's attracting a lot of criticism from the Obama administration and from left-of-center commentators; and even Republicans seem to be backing away from it.
May 03, 2011
Texas Insider - About three decades ago, University of Chicago law professor Richard Epstein proposed a radical alternative to our system of malpractice liability. He called it 'liability by contract.' The idea: let patients and doctors voluntarily agree in advance how to resolve things if something goes wrong.
Apr 21, 2011
Health Affairs Blog: In our third-party-payer health insurance system the price for care is typically set by entities external to the doctor-patient relationship. As a result, providers rarely compete for patients based on money prices.