NCPA Media: Health Care

  • Nov 17, 2014

    Money-Saving Ideas for Wisconsin Health and Pension Programs

    NCPA & MacIver Institute Briefings: Looking Out for WI’s Bottom Line

    NCPA:With the cost of Wisconsin’s public employee health and retiree benefits on the rise and a population “aging in place,” Wisconsin must continue to proactively search for efficient ways to provide public services. The National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) and Wisconsin’s own John K. MacIver Institute for Public Policy will outline Wisconsin’s options for reducing costs and improving benefits in policy briefings in Madison and Milwaukee, Wednesday, November 19th and Thursday, November 20th, respectively.

  • Nov 15, 2014

    Are There Exemptions From The ObamaCare Penalty?

    ObamaCare open enrollment for 2015 gets under way today, yet those who remain uninsured may qualify for penalty exemptions

    One News Now:  The most common exemption to the Obamacare penalty is probably hardship, says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a One News Now article.

  • Nov 10, 2014

    Time to Stop By ... Again

    Open enrollment for ObamaCare is about to begin for anyone wanting or needing health insurance next year.

    One News Now: Individuals who signed up for insurance during the previous enrollment period with have to renew or choose a different plan during the upcoming enrollment period, says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in an article at One News Now.

  • Nov 07, 2014

    GOP Cheers High Court's Hearing of Challenge to ACA 'Pyramid Scheme'

    Newsmax: The Supreme Court’s decision to hear the challenge to Obamacare’s subsidies only adds to the current confusion, says NCPA Senior Research Associate Ann Purvis in a Newsmax article. 

  • Nov 07, 2014

    U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Obamacare Subsidy Case

    CNS News: If the Supreme Court strikes down Obamacare subsidies, insurance costs will skyrocket, warns NCPA Senior Research Associate Ann Purvis in a CNS News article.

  • Nov 06, 2014

    GOP State Election Victories Dim Chances for Medicaid Expansion

    Modern Healthcare: With the Republicans taking control of Congress, further Medicaid expansion seems unlikely, NCPA Senior Fellow John R. Graham told Modern Healthcare.

  • Oct 31, 2014

    Ron Paul: Aim for ‘Perfect Safety’ on Ebola Threatens Civil Liberties

    Frontburner:  Giving up your civil liberties is a bigger danger than Ebola, said former Texas congressman Ron Paul after a National Center for Policy Analysis luncheon.

  • Oct 29, 2014

    "Lock-In" Program Could Solve Medicare Drug Fraud: NCPA

    Following the lead of state Medicaid programs could curb prescription drug abuse in Medicare

    NCPA: Limiting drug-abusing patients to one doctor and one pharmacy for pain medication prescriptions could be the solution to Medicare drug abuse and some forms of fraud, according to a new report from National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow Devon Herrick.