NCPA Commentaries by Devon Herrick
Devon Herrick is a Senior Fellow for the National Center for Policy Analysis. While Herrick works on a number of issues, he concentrates on health care issues, such as Internet-based medicine, health insurance and the uninsured, as well as pharmaceutical drug issues.
Mar 01, 2006
Early 2006 reports on the kinds of health plans Americans are purchasing signal a shift away from comprehensive health insurance with first-dollar coverage toward plans more tailored to individual or family needs.
Feb 01, 2006
A December 2005 survey found people with consumer-driven health care (CDHC) plans were less satisfied than those in comprehensive health plans. The Internet-based survey by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) and Commonwealth Fund paints a far bleaker picture than CDHC proponents believe is true.
Jan 01, 2006
Americans often find themselves taking half a day off from work and waiting an hour in a physician's office, only to see a doctor for 10 minutes. And the primary reason people see a doctor is for access to prescription drugs.