NCPA Commentaries by Health Care Experts

  • Nov 24, 2012

    How Much Should Individual Preferences Matter?

    The healthcare reform law seems to think that bureaucrats know best.

    Psychology Today: In his latest Psychology Today commentary, NCPA President John C. Goodman suggests that some health care decisions should be left up to the individual, not forced upon them by the government.


  • Nov 17, 2012

    The Obama Recession

    Townhall.com: In his latest Townhall.com commentary, NCPA President John C. Goodman says full time employment will decrease due to perverse incentives created by the Affordable Care Act.


  • Nov 14, 2012

    ObamaCare: How to Pay for Delay

    heartlander.: A two year delay in implementation will help the Affordable Care Act fix some of the funding deficiencies that the program will encounter, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.


  • Nov 14, 2012

    The Problem of Patient Safety

    Hospitals and doctors offices can be hazardous to your health.

    Psychology Today: The health care system needs to be safer for patients in order to avoid unnecessary surgeries, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.


  • Nov 13, 2012

    The Public-Private Double Standard

    People condemn private insurers for policies they'd excuse in public programs.

    Psychology Today: Many proponents of government run health care are unaware that Medicare is run by private insurance companies, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.


  • Nov 05, 2012

    Is Government Provision the Answer? (Part II)

    A federal policy of "Medicare for all" would face several problems.

    Psychology Today: In his latest Psychology Today article, NCPA President John C. Goodman explains five problems with expecting the government to lower provider fees.


  • Nov 03, 2012

    Where Have All the Jobs Gone?

    Townhall.com: Slow growth and ineffective public policies are producing negative incentives for people not to work, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.


  • Oct 31, 2012

    Is Government Provision the Answer? (Part I)

    What's wrong with Medicare for everyone? Here's what.

    Psychology Today: Medicare will be burdened by an increase in government bureaucracy and inefficiency which will reflect in higher costs, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.


  • Oct 30, 2012

    Silicon Valley Employers Go Wild With Lavish Employee Benefits

    Forbes: Employers are offering more benefits to their workers in order to avoid high tax rates in areas like Silicon Valley, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.


  • Oct 27, 2012

    Beware the "Grand Bargain"

    Townhall.com: Fundamental budget reform is necessary, however, raising taxes and procrastinating on entitlement reform will block successful improvement, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.






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