NCPA Media: Health Care

  • Mar 28, 2011

    No Capitalism Please, We’re Health-Care Providers

    Connecticut Business News Journal - As economist Charles Phelps put it, the "health
    care system... remains the most intensively regulated sector of the U.S. economy."


  • Mar 25, 2011

    John Goodman on Medicaid Outcomes

    Forbes: I've been mentioning John Goodman's name a lot recently, but he's deserved it. Today, he's published an excellent piece for Kaiser Health News, entitled "Is Medicaid Real Insurance?" that goes through many of the reasons why Obamacare's Medicaid expansion will lead to poorer-quality care for lower-income families. An excerpt:


  • Mar 25, 2011

    Is Medicaid Real Insurance?

    Kaiser Health News: As governors across the land struggle with fiscal pressures and pepper the federal government with requests to scale back Medicaid – many people are losing sight of the fact that health care reform (what some call ObamaCare) requires a huge expansion of Medicaid.


  • Mar 25, 2011

    ObamaCare's Worst Feature?

    Reason: John Goodman, president of the National Center for Policy Analysis, names his pick for the "absolute worst" thing about the health care overhaul:


  • Mar 24, 2011

    Why Is There A Problem With Health Care Quality?

    Health Affairs Blog: Go to the web site of the Detroit Medical Center (DMC) and you will learn that DMC facilities rank among the 'nation's best hospitals' by U.S. News & World Report and that they have won other awards. The DMC has some of the 'best' heart doctors; it is 'tops' in cancer care; and it ranks among the 'nation's safest hospitals.'



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