News Releases/Media Advisories
Jul 29, 2014
NCPA Senior Fellow Laurence Kotlikoff Testifying on Capitol Hill Today
NCPA: Tax Analysis Center Director, Boston University William Fairfield Warren Professor and National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow Laurence Kotlikoff will outline the implications of the Social Security’s complexity in a Capitol Hill hearing today.
Jul 24, 2014
Recruits fill teacher shortages and increase academic gains: NCPA Report
NCPA: Teach for America’s rigorous interview and selection process produces teachers who often outpace their traditionally trained counterparts, according to a new report by Senior Research Fellow Lloyd Bentsen IV and Research Associate Megan Simons of the National Center for Policy Analysis.
Jul 18, 2014
NCPA Health Spending Briefing/New Study: July 23rd
NCPA: Just ahead of the upcoming annual report of the Medicare Trustees, the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) will hold a Wednesday Capitol Hill briefing on health care spending and the Affordable Care Act, led by former Medicare Trustee and NCPA Senior Fellow Thomas R. Saving.
Jul 16, 2014
Small Changes Could Save the Struggling System: NCPA Report
NCPA: The federal government has two options if it wants to keep Social Security functioning, according to a new reportfrom the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA). Since 2010, benefit payments have exceeded revenues, and the deficit is only growing, according to Liqun Liu and NCPA Senior Fellows Andrew J. Rettenmaier and Thomas R. Saving.
Jul 15, 2014
NCPA to Hold Capitol Hill Briefing on July 23rd
NCPA: The recent slowing of health care expenditures is already reversing, and health care spending will continue to rise over the coming years, according to a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) to be released July 23 in Washington, D.C.
NCPA in the News
Jul 31, 2014
Inside Health Policy: Medicare cuts have not been as bad as anticipated when the Affordable Care Act was passed, says NCPA Senior Fellow John R. Graham in an Inside Health Policy article.
Jul 29, 2014
CNS News: Social Security’s twenty-three trillion dollar debt, which “swamps” the $13 trillion of official debt in the hands of the public, will only keep growing unless reforms are made, warns NCPA Senior Fellow Laurence Kotlikoff in a CNS News article.
Jul 29, 2014
Unaccompanied minors face a looming crisis in the country’s broken child-welfare system.
National Review Online: The dramatic surge in the number of unaccompanied children crossing the border could turn into a tragedy for all foster-care children, forcing them to live within a broken system that will only deteriorate under the new strain, cautioned NCPA Senior Fellow Richard McKenzie in a National Review commentary.
Jul 28, 2014
Health.com: Scandlen’s concerns that consumers were effectually giving their insurers the equivalent of a year-long, interest-free loan under the ACA’s rebate provision were expressed in a separate Health.com piece.
Jul 25, 2014
Health Day: Consumers won’t benefit from the Affordable Care Act’s rebate provision for at least a year, says NCPA Senior Fellow Greg Scandlen in a Health Day article.