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.

  • Mar 24, 2011

    Why Is There A Problem With Health Care Quality?

    Health Affairs Blog: Go to the web site of the Detroit Medical Center (DMC) and you will learn that DMC facilities rank among the 'nation's best hospitals' by U.S. News & World Report and that they have won other awards. The DMC has some of the 'best' heart doctors; it is 'tops' in cancer care; and it ranks among the 'nation's safest hospitals.'


  • Mar 22, 2011

    Repeal Is Perfect Present For ObamaCare Birthday

    Investor’s Business Daily - Anniversaries are usually a time for celebration, but the one-year anniversary of ObamaCare is nothing to celebrate.


  • Mar 11, 2011

    Pilot Programs: A Waste of Money

    TownHall.com: President Obama has repeatedly given us his vision of how to lower the cost of health care and raise its quality: Find out what works; then get everyone else to copy it. Toward that end, the administration is making millions of dollars available for pilot programs and demonstration projects. Will any of this work?


  • Jan 25, 2011

    What Will President Obama Say About Medicare?

    Kaiser Health News: When President Barack Obama addresses the nation in his State of the Union message, the big topic on the minds of many in the public policy community will be out of control entitlement spending. Will the president follow the lead of Christine Romer, the former head of his Council for Economic Advisors, and endorse the recommendations of his own bipartisan deficit commission, chaired by former Sen. Alan Simpson, R-Wyo., and former Clinton White House aide Erskine Bowles? Or will he punt?


  • Jan 21, 2011

    Employers As Doctors

    Health Affairs Blog: John Goodman explains value-based health insurance benefits and economic incentives


  • Jan 18, 2011

    What Most Needs Repealing and Replacing

    The Health Care Blog: John Goodman's proposal on fixing the ten biggest flaws in the health care reform law.


  • Jan 17, 2011

    Opposing view on health law: High labor costs = fewer jobs

    USATODAY: Is the health reform program a job killer?  John Goodman and the USA Today Editorial Board take either side in today's "Opposing View."


  • Dec 17, 2010

    Goodman's Law

    The Health Care Blog:  Dr. Goodman on a health care payment system that just doesn't work.


  • Dec 03, 2010

    The Ryan/Rivlin Plan

    The Health Care Blog: Dr. Goodman comments on the Ryan/Rivlin entitlement spending reform plan.


  • Nov 10, 2010

    What Can Republicans Do About Obamacare? - National Review Online

    Let it twist slowly, slowly in the wind.

    John C. Goodman Outlines how to reform "Obamacare"