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 05, 2012
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
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
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
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
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.
Oct 20, 2012
Townhall.com: In his latest Townhall.com column, NCPA President John C. Goodman points out that not having health insurance does not result in increased fatality rates.
Oct 17, 2012
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
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
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
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.