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.
Jul 01, 2013
The real question is: Why aren't healthcare costs rising faster?
Psychology Today: In his latest Psychology Today post, NCPA President John C. Goodman says that consuming healthcare as if it were free means people will end up paying higher premiums and taxes.
Jun 26, 2013
The unsustainable path we're on.
Psychology Today: “If the cost of something you are consuming is growing twice as fast as your income, eventually it will crowd out everything else in your budget”, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.
Jun 25, 2013
White House spin pretends otherwise, but the unfunded liabilities may exceed $100 trillion.
Wall Street Journal: NCPA President John C. Goodman and Senior Fellow Laurence Kotlikoff write that Medicare and other unfunded liabilities are not as solvent as the current administration would lead you to believe.
Jun 22, 2013
Townhall.com: NCPA President John C. Goodman suggests that public welfare programs might be better served if they were privatized.
Jun 19, 2013
How much for a box of tissue? How about a "mucus recovery system?"
Psychology Today: NCPA President John C. Goodman says the third party payment system needs to be abolished in favor of a free market medical system.
Jun 17, 2013
Psychology Today: Healthcare prices often do not reflect the actual costs of the goods or services being purchased, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.
Jun 15, 2013
Townhall.com: In his latest Townhall piece, NCPA President John C. Goodman comments that conservatism and liberalism are sociologies, not ideologies.
Jun 12, 2013
Providers ought to help patients compare benefits and costs
Psychology Today: In his latest Psychology Today post, NCPA President John C. Goodman says “people in healthcare have become so completely immersed in the idea of third-party payment that they have lost sight of the whole idea of agency.”
Jun 11, 2013
Forbes: Despite what Paul Krugman believes, states who choose not to expand Medicaid will not be jeopardizing healthcare for millions of Americans, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.
Jun 10, 2013
They should heed these simple lessons about complex systems
Psychology Today: NCPA President John C. Goodman gives four lessons that we can learn from complex systems like healthcare.