NCPA Media: Health Care

  • Jun 08, 2015

    Health Insurance COOPs Pose Big Risk to Taxpayers’ Wallets

    “Non-Profit” Option Broke Without Taxpayer Bailout: NCPA

    NCPA: Health insurance cooperatives are hemorrhaging money, paying out far more in medical claims than they can cover with their artificially low premiums – and expecting taxpayers to pick up the slack, warns NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a report published by the NCPA.

  • Jun 03, 2015

    Net Neutrality Will Be Unhealthy for Telemedicine

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Net neutrality puts health care innovation at risk, warned NCPA Senior Fellow John R. Graham in a post at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s blog. 

  • Jun 02, 2015

    Checking Up On Health: June 2, 2015

    Georgia Public Policy Foundation: The NCPA sheds light on the growing problem of hospitals buying each other up, which leads to reduced competition and higher prices, in a Georgia Public Policy Foundation article.

  • May 28, 2015

    Devon Herrick: FDA vs. Generic Drugs

    The Heartland InstituteIn an interview with The Heartland Institute, NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick says some drug inflation is due to slow action by the FDA, which has a backlog of around 4,000 abbreviated new drug applications.

  • May 27, 2015

    Alabama Medicaid Drug Program in Need of Reform

    Small Changes Could Mean Big Savings for Taxpayers: NCPA

    NCPA: Alabama legislators could save taxpayers millions with a few simple changes to the way Medicaid prescription drug benefits are handled, says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a new report published by the NCPA.

  • May 13, 2015

    FDA Moves to Regulate E-Cigarettes

    Heartland: The FDA’s rush to overregulate safer alternatives to smoking in the form of e-cigarettes is odd, says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a Heartland article.

  • Apr 29, 2015

    When fixing doc doesn’t fix anything

    LifeHealthPro: The Medicare “doc fix” doesn’t really fix anything, said NCPA Senior Fellow John R. Graham in a Life Health Pro article.

  • Apr 21, 2015

    Increasing Regulations Could Raise Managed Drug Plan Costs

    Managed Healthcare Executive: Increasing regulations on drug plans could cost the 220 million Americans who get their medications through a managed care plan, warns NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a Managed Healthcare Executive article.