NCPA Media: Health Care

  • May 22, 2014

    Restrictive Regulations Put Specialty Drug Patients at Risk

    Access to Specialty Cancer and Other Drugs Will be Harder

    NCPA: Many states have enacted drug regulations that force health plans to allow unqualified drug providers to administer specialty drug therapies, according to a new report from Devon Herrick, senior fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis.


  • May 14, 2014

    Older Workers May Leave Workforce Sooner Thanks to ObamaCare

    FOX Business: Changes in health benefits are playing a big role in people’s decision to retire early, says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a piece at FOXBusiness.com.


  • May 06, 2014

    Man Gets Accidental Vasectomy After Doctors Operate On 'Wrong Site'

    Huffington Post: Britain’s latest accidental vasectomy was well publicized, but the number of hospital blunders reported between this year and last year was about the same, according to a National Center for Policy Analysis report featured in a Huffington Post article.


  • May 05, 2014

    Study Calls Wide Mass. Coverage a Lifesafer

    The Boston Globe:  NCPA President John Goodman advises those touting the success of the Massachusetts health care law to ensure that the good news holds true before celebrating in a Boston Globe article.


  • Apr 29, 2014

    Underlying Costs of ObamaCare

    FOX News: The underlying costs of ObamaCare are higher than anticipated and can only be expected to increase next year, says NCPA President John Goodman on FOX News’s Special Report with Bret Baier.


  • Apr 24, 2014

    Nonpayment of ObamaCare Premiums Could Cost Doctors

    FOX News: When people stop paying their premiums, it’s up to doctors and hospitals to foot the bill for their care, says NCPA President John Goodman on FOX’s America’s Newsroom.


  • Apr 24, 2014

    Ways the ACA Could Be Improved Edition of the Health Wonk Review

    Colorado Health Insurance Insider: NCPA Senior Fellow Linda Gorman’s examination of claims that failing to expand Medicaid will cause 17,000 deaths per year was highlighted in the latest edition of the Health Wonk Review hosted at Colorado Health Insurance Insider.


  • Apr 22, 2014

    ObamaCare Grace Period

    FOX News: When a patient falls behind on their premium payments, could be left with an unpleasant surprise, says NCPA President John Goodman on FOX News. Under ObamaCare, insurance companies are only obligated to cover 30 of the 90 day grace period for patients who stop paying, leaving doctors with the bill for the last 60 days.