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 25, 2011
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
Health Care News: Dr. Goodman analyzes the future of Medicare in a recent Health Care News commentary
May 14, 2011
Townhall - John Goodman’s latest commentary stirs debate over the actual costs of health care for the uninsured.
May 12, 2011
Health Affairs Blog – John Goodman and Thomas Saving explain the
impact Obamacare will have on Medicare.
May 11, 2011
The Health Care Blog – The economics of service vs. price for Medicare enrollees from John Goodman.
May 08, 2011
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
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
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
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.
Apr 16, 2011
Townhall.com - Hospitals are dangerous places to be. At least if you are a patient. My colleagues Biff Jones and Pam Villarreal and I estimate that as many as 187,000 patients die every year for some reason other than the medical condition which caused them to seek care. We also estimate there are 6.1 million injuries caused by the health care system, including hospital acquired infections that afflict one in every 20 hospital patients.