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.

  • May 01, 2013

    Healthcare as a Complex System

    The absence of market prices make it hard to predict the consequences of reform.

    Psychology Today: NCPA President John C. Goodman explains the complexities of the healthcare system and how we pay for medical attention


  • Apr 28, 2013

    Our Healthcare System Has Us Trapped

    The solution is to eliminate the bad incentives that infect it

    Psychology Today: NCPA President John C. Goodman comments that the current healthcare system is not only broken, but offers perverse incentives to everyone involved.


  • Apr 27, 2013

    Guns, Bombs and Government

    Townhall.com: Rather than passing more gun control legislation, the government would be better served to enforce current laws already in place, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.


  • Apr 20, 2013

    Why ObamaCare May Cost You Your Job

    Townhall.com: In his latest Townhall.com commentary, NCPA President John C. Goodman gives five alternative options for employers to avoid the increase in healthcare costs associated with the Affordable Care Act.


  • Apr 17, 2013

    Five Perverse Incentives of the Health Insurance Regulations

    Expect to see less competition and less innovation from insurers

    Psychology Today: In order to fix the perverse incentives promoted by the Affordable Care Act, NCPA President John C. Goodman suggests a competitive health insurance marketplace would help control high medical costs.


  • Apr 15, 2013

    The Coming Clash over Insurers' Compliance with Obamacare

    Empowering patients and caregivers

    Psychology Today: Definitions like “administrative costs” have added to the inefficiencies and confusion of the Affordable Care Act, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.


  • Apr 13, 2013

    Thatcher's Enemies

    Townhall.com: In his latest Townhall.com commentary, NCPA President John C. Goodman examines the ideological battles fought by the late Margaret Thatcher.


  • Apr 10, 2013

    Healthcare for the Poor: An Alternative to Obamacare

    Giving the states control over Medicaid would foster necessary improvements

    Psychology Today: Increasing the state’s ability to control Medicaid would allow for more efficient healthcare, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.


  • Apr 08, 2013

    The Coming Healthcare Cuts for Seniors and the Disabled

    Cuts in Medicare fees to healthcare providers look ominous

    Psychology Today: Healthcare reform is being paid for by cutting Medicare spending, which is not good news for seniors or the disabled, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.


  • Apr 03, 2013

    Emergency Rooms and the Healthcare Crisis

    Overburdened doctors' offices may mean more Medicaid patients will rely on ERs

    Psychology Today: In his latest Psychology Today commentary, NCPA President John C. Goodman says due to the lack of doctors who accept Medicaid as a payment, patients may rely more on emergency rooms.