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.

  • May 27, 2011

    Mediscare: The Surprising Truth

    Republicans are being portrayed as Medicare Grinches, but ObamaCare already has seniors' health care slated for draconian cuts.

    Wall Street Journal - While critics portray Republicans as Medicare grinches, the NCPA's John Goodman and Tom Saving show in an oped in this morning's Wall St. Journal (link) that there is very little difference between what Rep. Paul Ryan's plan will spend on Medicare and what ObamaCare does, but with very different results for seniors.


  • May 25, 2011

    An Alternative to Malpractice

    The Health Care Blog - In a recent commentary on The Health Care Blog, Goodman argues for an alternative to malpractice that ensures patients are fairly protected.


  • May 18, 2011

    The End of Medicare?

    Health Care News: Dr. Goodman analyzes the future of Medicare in a recent Health Care News commentary


  • May 14, 2011

    Are the Uninsured Getting a Free Ride?

    Townhall -  John Goodman’s latest commentary stirs debate over the actual costs of health care for the uninsured.


  • May 12, 2011

    What Health Reform Means For Medicare

    Health Affairs Blog – John Goodman and Thomas Saving explain the
    impact Obamacare will have on Medicare.


  • May 11, 2011

    How Should Medicare Pay for Medical Care?

    The Health Care Blog – The economics of service vs. price for Medicare enrollees from John Goodman.


  • May 08, 2011

    Ryan's Plan

    Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) has proposed a Medicare reform plan that is being contrasted with the approach adopted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), what some people call ObamaCare. The plan is the centerpiece of the House Republican budget; it's attracting a lot of criticism from the Obama administration and from left-of-center commentators; and even Republicans seem to be backing away from it.


  • May 03, 2011

    An Alternative to Malpractice

    Texas Insider - About three decades ago, University of Chicago law professor Richard Epstein proposed a radical alternative to our system of malpractice liability. He called it 'liability by contract.' The idea: let patients and doctors voluntarily agree in advance how to resolve things if something goes wrong.


  • Apr 21, 2011

    Will Price Competition Lead To Quality Competition?

    Health Affairs Blog: In our third-party-payer health insurance system the price for care is typically set by entities external to the doctor-patient relationship. As a result, providers rarely compete for patients based on money prices.


  • Apr 19, 2011

    Medicare by the Numbers

    Texas Insider - Here are the five most important things you need to know about Paul Ryan, Barack Obama and Medicare. You won't find this anywhere else.






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