NCPA Media: Health Care

  • Jan 26, 2015

    Free Markets Can Solve Health Policy Problems

    NCPA to Hold Capitol Hill Briefing on January 29th

    NCPA: Health industry entrepreneurs will discuss health policy challenges and solutions at a Capitol Hill briefing on Thursday, January 29th in the Rayburn House Office Building sponsored by the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).


  • Jan 26, 2015

    HHS: Medicaid Patients Have Limited Access to Doctors

    Heartland: The low fees paid by state Medicaid programs make doctors reluctant to participate in managed care plans, says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a Heartland article.


  • Jan 14, 2015

    The Affordable Care Act’s Legal Woes: NCPA

    NCPA: Upcoming legal challenges could shake the entire framework of Obamacare -- and the expansive action that has been the hallmark of its implementation, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Research Fellow Ann Purvis.


  • Jan 09, 2015

    Is Expanding Medicaid Still Possible?

    Abbott may have signaled interest in alternative ways of providing coverage to uninsured Texans

    Fort Worth Star Telegram: Lawmakers must continue rejecting Medicaid expansion and look for alternative ways to private health insurance, according to a new report by NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick featured in a Fort Worth Star Telegram editorial.


  • Jan 08, 2015

    Medicaid: the Missing Key to Paul Ryan’s Antipoverty Plan

    Including Medicaid and CHIP in Opportunity Grants Boosts Likelihood of Success: NCPA

    [NCPA]: Bundling Medicaid alongside other safety-net funding into Representative Paul Ryan’s proposed Opportunity Grants would improve outcomes for both dependents and taxpayers, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow John R. Graham. 


  • Jan 07, 2015

    Texas Should Stick to Its Guns and Reject Medicaid Expansion

    States Benefit by Tailoring Medicaid to Meet Their Unique Needs: NCPA

    NCPA: Expanding Medicaid eligibility and conforming to one-size-fits-all reforms would come back to bite Texas taxpayers in their wallets, warns National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a new report.


  • Jan 07, 2015

    State task force releases health care report, favors Medicaid expansion

    Report says increasing coverage would help 1 million, but refusing means funding other states' efforts

    Houston Chronicle: Texas should pursue a private pool of insurance or alternative method that residents support to expand Medicaid coverage, says NCPA Senior FellowDevon Herrick in the Houston Chronicle.


  • Dec 15, 2014

    Coordinated Care Increases Health Care Costs

    Heartland: Hospitals have been acquiring physicians’ practices in large numbers – with the blessing of the Affordable Care Act. This may facilitate care coordination – but unfortunately it does so at a higher cost to taxpayers according to NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick.