NCPA Media: NCPA in the News

  • May 30, 2013

    Obamacare Price Discrimination

    Fox News Channel: On Brett Baier’s Special Report, NCPA President John C. Goodman says certain diet and lifestyle choices could lead to higher healthcare prices.


  • May 29, 2013

    Health Reform Saving Young Adults Millions for ER Care: Study

    In 2011 alone, patients and families were spared nearly $150 million in hospital costs

    Health Day in U.S. News & World Report: NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick questions whether the Affordable Care Act is the most economical way to receive healthcare coverage.


  • May 26, 2013

    Lightening an Energy Load Requires a Ton of Work

    energybiz.com: Finding common ground on hot button energy issues has been a major impediment. But one area where policymakers are coming together is in the realm of energy efficiency, which is cost-effective while it is also reducing emissions and the reliance on electric generation.


  • May 23, 2013

    What tummy tucks can teach us about health care reform

    The conventional wisdom is that market forces don't apply to pricing for medical care. A new study of the cosmetic surgery industry shows how wrong that belief is.

    CNN Money: According to a new NCPA study, U.S. medical prices have been rising about 5% a year while total spending has remained the same.


  • May 23, 2013

    If this health plan is 'socialism,' we need more of it

    As Obamacare's exchanges take shape in California, true, transparent, capitalistic competition will be seen among insurance firms, going toe to toe to win consumers.

    Los Angeles Times: NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick says that by requiring insurers to post their prices in the same spot, it will make it much easier for consumers to shop for health insurance policies.



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