NCPA Commentaries by John C Goodman

Dr. John C. Goodman, President and founder of the NCPA, is known as the father of Medical Savings Accounts and was dubbed by National Journal as "A winner of the devolution derby." He is an expert on tax, welfare, Social Security and health care reform. Dr. Goodman has testified before Congressional committees and regularly briefs member of Congress on these issues.

  • Aug 12, 2011

    Why No Jobs?

    Texas Insider: Unlike in the months and years following previous recessions, jobs are not coming back right now because companies are very uncertain of what policy is going to come out of Washington next.

  • Aug 11, 2011

    Three Simple Ways Medicare Can Save Money

    Price fixing can be costly. The government should embrace alternatives like concierge physician arrangements.

    The Wall Street Journal: NCPA President John Goodman’s commentary supports free-market Medicare reforms as the most effective way to control costs.

  • Jul 25, 2011

    Is the President Lying About Social Security and the Debt Ceiling?

    Town Hall – John Goodman explains why the federal government will be able to pay Social Security benefits regardless of whether the nation’s budget issues are resolved by August 3rd.

  • Jul 25, 2011

    Why Everything We Are Doing in Health Policy May Be Completely Wrong...

    The Health Care Blog – John Goodman writes about the idea that the time cost of obtaining health care might be a more important factor than the money cost for most poor people.

  • Jul 23, 2011

    Can Everyone Become a Billionaire?

    Town Hall – John Goodman argues that it is impossible for any person or program to become highly successful merely by copying the techniques of other’s successes.

  • Jul 07, 2011

    It’s Austin’s turn to stand up to lobbyists

    Dallas Morning News – In the wake of the Texas Legislature's passage of an interstate compact, John Goodman questions the legislature's priorities on health care and education spending.

  • Jul 06, 2011

    Price Competition Can Lead to Quality Competition

    The Heartland Institute – John Goodman writes about competition between price and quality in the medical industry.

  • Jun 26, 2011

    Is Medicare A Good Deal? – John Goodman's analysis of what people of various ages will get out of Medicare compared to what they paid in.

  • Jun 19, 2011

    Deadly Regulations – An outline of some of the regulations that constrict the supply of drugs.

  • Jun 16, 2011

    Wal-Mart Giving Away What Obama Will Soon Force One to Buy

    Texas Insider – Under the health reform bill that was enacted last year, you are soon going to be forced to buy insurance coverage for the very services Wal-Mart is giving away for free!

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