NCPA Media: Health Care

  • May 13, 2016

    Federal Bill Aims to Speed OTC Birth Control Efforts

    Pharmacy Times: Research from the NCPA on how transitioning birth control to over-the-counter would affect costs is cited in this article from the Pharmacy Times.

  • May 12, 2016

    Bill provides an example of poor fiscal management

    NewsOK: The Oklahoma Senate Bill 1150 will give pharmacies unprecedented pricing power to wield over drug plan enrollees, says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in an article from The Oklahoman.

  • May 12, 2016

    ObamaDon’tCare: Socialized Medicine’s Financial Black Holes

    The American Spectator: A March report from the NCPA revealing the failure by the Obamacare exchanges to detect fraud is cited in this article from The American Spectator.

  • May 11, 2016

    The bitter fruits of Obamacare

    Journal Sentinel: Research from NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick showing the net negative effects of Obamacare on middle class families is cited in this article from the Journal Sentinel.

  • Apr 21, 2016

    Proposed Drug Plan Bill Could Raise Consumer Rx Prices

    Changes in Oklahoma Could Set Costly Precedent for Other States

    NCPA: New legislation just passed by the state House of Representatives in Oklahoma will allow pharmacies to request higher prices than the maximum allowable costs (MAC) on certain prescription drugs, as well as enable pharmacies to request higher consumer co-pays, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow Devon Herrick.

  • Apr 20, 2016

    U.S. Health Spending Is Not an Economic Burden

    We Should Examine Control over Health Care Dollars, Not Just Growth of Spending: NCPA

    NCPA: The assumption that health spending influences economic growth for better or worse is too simple, and could lead to detrimental policy recommendations, according to a new study by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow John R. Graham.

  • Apr 11, 2016

    How Do We Pay for a Growing Medicare Program?

    Expanding Benefits and Growing Enrollment Spell Need for Reform: NCPA Study

    NCPA: To keep Medicare’s spending in check, reform solutions may necessitate an increase in the share of senior health care paid for by the senior population, according to a new study by NCPA Senior Fellows Andrew J. Rettenmaier and Thomas R. Saving.

  • Apr 10, 2016

    Markell, legislators in tug-of-war over health care

    Delaware Online: The tug-of-war between runaway health care spending and budget constraints is a persistent problem for both the public and private sectors, says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in this article from Delaware Online.