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 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.
Jun 03, 2013
Psychology Today: NCPA President John C. Goodman says providers should be allowed to repackage and re-price their services in order to make Medicare more efficient.
May 30, 2013
Forbes: In his latest Forbes commentary, NCPA President John C. Goodman says the California exchange excludes some of the best hospitals and the best doctors.
May 30, 2013
Psychology Today: Allowing healthcare to operate in a real-free market would improve quality and stabilize costs, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.
May 25, 2013
Townhall.com: In his latest Townhall.com piece, NCPA President John C. Goodman says the Affordable Care Act will create a two-tiered healthcare system that will lead to long wait times for some consumers.
May 23, 2013
Forbes: A two-tiered healthcare system will lead to fast and efficient care for some and long waits for others, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.
May 22, 2013
And none of them reflect supply and demand the way that market prices do
Psychology Today: The flexibility and instability of healthcare prices leads to uncertainty among consumers about what procedures they are paying for, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.
May 15, 2013
Health policy wonks seem to think the poor should wait longer than others
Psychology Today: In his latest Psychology Today commentary, NCPA President John C. Goodman says time is used as the currency of choice for healthcare payment.