NCPA Media: News Release

  • Nov 19, 2003

    Seniors Save As Much On Drugs As Insurers

    A key argument for adding a prescription drug benefit to Medicare is that insurers obtain significant price discounts not available to individual consumers who pay out-of-pocket.

  • Nov 18, 2003

    Social Security Desperately Needs Reform

    The National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA), one of the nation’s leading think tanks on entitlement issues, has warned that if Social Security is not reformed soon its unfunded liability will threaten the government’s ability to do anything else.

  • Nov 07, 2003

    Greenspan: Social Security Status Quo Not Sustainable

    Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan gave an ominous diagnosis of the nation’s Social Security system and the impact it will have on the economy if it is not reformed, in a speech today to the Securities Industry Association.

  • Oct 26, 2003

    Criticism Of HSAs Unfounded

    Recent criticism of House-passed Medicare reform legislation championed by House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Bill Thomas (R-CA) has misrepresented Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and the scholarly research relating to the accounts.

  • Oct 16, 2003

    NCPA: Prescription Drug Bills Contain Hidden "Surprise"

    Prescription drug bills currently before a House-Senate conference committee would impose higher marginal tax rates on seniors with modest incomes than those faced even by the wealthiest Americans.

  • Oct 07, 2003

    New Report Shows Growth of Uninsured may be by Choice

    The nation's leading think tank on health policy issues, examines an important and significant fact regarding the new Census Bureau numbers that showed an increase in the number of uninsured.

  • Oct 07, 2003

    NCPA: Launches Consumer-Directed Health Care Site

    The National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) today launched a new Web site devoted to consumer-directed health insurance plans.

  • Sep 29, 2003

    Federal Prisons can Become Factories Behind Bars

    In conjunction with a bipartisan effort to reform federal prison industries (FPI), two former chief economists at the Department of Labor (DOL) in the Clinton and Bush administrations will address a Capitol Hill briefing tomorrow on the critical importance of inmate work programs and HR 1829, which is currently headed for a floor vote.