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.

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

  • Oct 20, 2012

    Does Mitt Romney Want to Let People Die? In his latest column, NCPA President John C. Goodman points out that not having health insurance does not result in increased fatality rates.

  • Oct 17, 2012

    The Better Solution for 'Pre-Existing Conditions'

    There's no need to turn the entire system upside down to help the people who can't buy private insurance.

    The Wall Street Journal:  The Affordable Care Act creates contradictory incentives which distort the real market price for health care, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.

  • Oct 10, 2012

    Obamacare's Impossible Expectations

    The demand for free preventive care will overwhelm healthcare providers.

    Psychology Today: The Affordable Care Act will increase demand for preventive care without increasing the amount of doctors, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.

  • Oct 01, 2012

    Waste, Waste Everywhere and Not a Dime to Spare

    New free market ideas are needed to liberate doctors and patients

    Psychology Today: High health care costs can be attributed to waste and inefficient incentives, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.

  • Sep 29, 2012

    HSAs force health providers to compete

    John C. Goodman

    San Francisco Chronicle: Health Savings Accounts allow health care consumers to pay directly for services which lowers prices, and eliminates counter-productive third party payer incentives, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.

  • Sep 29, 2012

    How Much Do We Owe? Social Security and Medicare are not guaranteed for those who have paid into it, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.

  • Sep 20, 2012

    Can Personalized Healthcare Survive Obamacare's Medicine Assembly Line?

    Forbes: Personalized medicine could fall victim to the Affordable Care Act and standardized healthcare, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.

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