NCPA Media: Health Care

  • Sep 22, 2015

    Legal Drug Dealers Commit Highway Robbery

    Town Hall: “Manufacturers are raising prices on old remedies because there is little competition in treating rare diseases in the United States,” says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a Town Hall commentary.

  • Sep 21, 2015

    Could Supply Issues Price Consumers Out of Generic Drugs? NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick cites market consolidation, product dumping, and raw material shortages as reasons for growing generic drug costs, according to a article.

  • Sep 08, 2015

    Most Americans View Access to Health Care as a Moral Issue...

    But many still don't like Obamacare, five years after the law took effect, finds

    Health Day: “Private health coverage is superior to national healthcare programs, but Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act continue to garner significant support” says NCPA Senior Fellow Dr. Devon Herrick in Health Day story.

  • Aug 26, 2015

    Critics: CCNC Audit Accurate But Not Very Useful

    Audit not designed to compare Medicaid policies in N.C., other states

    Carolina Journal Online: NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick identifies research design flaws and faulty methodology in North Carolina’s state audit of Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC), noting that it is not a useful guide for future policymaking, in a Carolina Journal Online post. 

  • Aug 22, 2015

    Voters, candidates at odds on healthcare

    Modern Healthcare: The bipartisan 21st Century Cures Act could pave the way for healthy debate and relief from high drug costs, says Senior Fellow John R. Graham in a Modern Healthcare article.

  • Aug 17, 2015

    U.S. House Votes to Abolish IPAB

    Heartland Institute: Congress should replace the Independent Payment Advisory Board with a program that encourages patients to behave like consumers, advocates National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a Heartland Institute article.

  • Aug 14, 2015

    Study: U.S. uninsured rate drops below 10 percent

    Greenville Online: Almost ninety percent of Americans had no health insurance in 1940, but this rate dropped to 25 percent by 1960 with the introduction of private health insurance, according to a National Center for Policy Analysis report in a Greenville Online article.

  • Jul 29, 2015

    Health Care Reform 2015: As Pharmacists Push For A Bigger Role In Healthcare, Doctors Flinch

    International Business Times: Giving pharmacists a bigger role in health care could lead to bigger bills for, worries NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in an International Business Times article.