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.

  • Nov 02, 2013

    Has the President Been Lying?

    Townhall: NCPA President John Goodman breaks down the President’s health care promises and explains why insurance premiums are going up.


  • Oct 29, 2013

    Why the Exchanges Are a Mess and a Very Simple Solution

    ObamaCare's architects should have opted for a straight-forward alternative

    Psychology Today: NCPA President John Goodman explains how a fixed-sum refundable tax credit could work in the health insurance market.


  • Oct 21, 2013

    Death Spirals

    Hawaii Free Press: NCPA President John Goodman explains the insurance market death spiral that ObamaCare is threatening to cause.


  • Oct 20, 2013

    A Tax Reform Plan that Both Parties Can Like

    The Fiscal Times: NCPA President John Goodman and Senior Fellow Laurence Kotlikoff introduce the Common Sense Tax, a revenue-neutral measure that would replace our current tax system with only two taxes.


  • Oct 15, 2013

    Why Do We Need a Health Insurance Mandate?

    The argument that underlies the individual mandate is flawed.

    Psychology Today: John C. Goodman, president of the NCPA, explores the question of whether a health insurance mandate is necessary for a health system to work.


  • Oct 10, 2013

    The Fallacy of Replacing ObamaCare with Medicare-for-All

    The Heartland Institute: John C. Goodman, president of the NCPA, identifies the problems with single-payer health insurance.


  • Oct 10, 2013

    Are Patients Too Dumb to Make Good Choices?

    The faulty premise underlies much thinking about healthcare policy

    Psychology Today: Our health care system is made complicated by the use of third party payment, writes NCPA President John Goodman.


  • Oct 08, 2013

    Community Rating and the Pathology of Price Controls

    Psychology Today: NCPA President John C. Goodman explores the problem of price controls within the health insurance market.


  • Oct 05, 2013

    When Liberals Run Cities

    Townhall: NCPA President John C. Goodman compares the experiences of New York City and Detroit.


  • Oct 03, 2013

    Which Is Better: Mini-Med Plans or Obamacare?

    Instead of abolishing mini-med plans, the feds should lift HSA restrictions.

    Psychology Today: NCPA President John C. Goodman compares Mini-Med health plans to health coverage under ObamaCare.






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