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.

  • Aug 27, 2013

    Health and Higher Education

    Both fields suffer from the same underlying problem: third-party payment

    Psychology Today: In his latest Psychology Today post, NCPA President John C. Goodman compares the health care and the higher education systems and the problems with both institutions.


  • Aug 21, 2013

    Is Equality the Right Public Policy Goal?

    That objective conflicts with the economic way of thinking

    Psychology Today: NCPA President John C. Goodman says that maximizing years of life saved per dollar of expenditure will not amount to more equality.


  • Aug 21, 2013

    How Much Do You Want to Pay for Medical Care?

    There's a good reason why some patients are willing to pay more

    Psychology Today: In his latest Psychology Today post, NCPA President John C. Goodman analyzes the role fees have in determining the speed and quality of care you receive when seeking healthcare.


  • Aug 17, 2013

    Is ObamaCare Hurting the Economy?

    Townhall.com: NCPA President John C. Goodman says that the negative employment incentives created by the ACA inhibit job growth.


  • Aug 15, 2013

    There is a GOP Replacement Plan for the Affordable Care Act

    Townhall.com: In his latest Townhall.com commentary, NCPA President John C. Goodman analyzes the Republican proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act.


  • Aug 14, 2013

    Medical Economics and Medical Ethics

    Perverse incentives are at the root of many 'lapses' of medical ethics

    Psychology Today: NCPA President John C. Goodman argues that ethics and economics should not be separated when discussing healthcare.


  • Aug 12, 2013

    Don't Be Fooled, ObamaCare Will Drive Up Unemployment And Healthcare Costs

    Forbes: NCPA President John C. Goodman describes why the Affordable Care Act will increase healthcare costs and the unemployment rate.


  • Aug 12, 2013

    Bismarck and Healthcare Insurance: DeLong and DeShort of It

    The world’s 1st national health insurance system served the health of the state

    Psychology Today: In Psychology Today, NCPA President John C. Goodman says Otto Von Bismark was trying to strengthen the state not individuals.


  • Jul 25, 2013

    Detroit Is A Dying Example Of How All Ponzi Schemes End

    Forbes: In his latest Forbes commentary, NCPA President John C. Goodman compares overzealous public employee pension programs to Ponzi Schemes.


  • Jul 11, 2013

    Why money and jobs are coming to Texas

    Dallas Morning News: Being a labor friendly state has helped the Texas weather the economic slump better than other states, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.