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 01, 2013
The absence of market prices make it hard to predict the consequences of reform.
Psychology Today: NCPA President John C. Goodman explains the complexities of the healthcare system and how we pay for medical attention
Apr 28, 2013
The solution is to eliminate the bad incentives that infect it
Psychology Today: NCPA President John C. Goodman comments that the current healthcare system is not only broken, but offers perverse incentives to everyone involved.
Apr 27, 2013
Townhall.com: Rather than passing more gun control legislation, the government would be better served to enforce current laws already in place, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.
Apr 20, 2013
Townhall.com: In his latest Townhall.com commentary, NCPA President John C. Goodman gives five alternative options for employers to avoid the increase in healthcare costs associated with the Affordable Care Act.
Apr 17, 2013
Expect to see less competition and less innovation from insurers
Psychology Today: In order to fix the perverse incentives promoted by the Affordable Care Act, NCPA President John C. Goodman suggests a competitive health insurance marketplace would help control high medical costs.
Apr 15, 2013
Empowering patients and caregivers
Psychology Today: Definitions like “administrative costs” have added to the inefficiencies and confusion of the Affordable Care Act, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.
Apr 13, 2013
Townhall.com: In his latest Townhall.com commentary, NCPA President John C. Goodman examines the ideological battles fought by the late Margaret Thatcher.
Apr 10, 2013
Giving the states control over Medicaid would foster necessary improvements
Psychology Today: Increasing the state’s ability to control Medicaid would allow for more efficient healthcare, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.
Apr 08, 2013
Cuts in Medicare fees to healthcare providers look ominous
Psychology Today: Healthcare reform is being paid for by cutting Medicare spending, which is not good news for seniors or the disabled, says NCPA President John C. Goodman.
Apr 03, 2013
Overburdened doctors' offices may mean more Medicaid patients will rely on ERs
Psychology Today: In his latest Psychology Today commentary, NCPA President John C. Goodman says due to the lack of doctors who accept Medicaid as a payment, patients may rely more on emergency rooms.