NCPA Media: Health Care

  • Nov 09, 2015

    ObamaCare enrollment picture isn't rosy

    OnewNewsNow: NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick reveals that 2016 ObamaCare enrollment rates are most likely to be exceptionally low due to the high post-subsidy premium and deductible rates in a OneNewsNow story.

  • Nov 06, 2015

    ACA CO-OP failures disappoint, don't surprise

    The Washington Examiner: NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick explains that healthcare Co-Ops are failing because they are artificially lowering their prices to gain market share in a Washington Examiner story.

  • Oct 21, 2015

    Medicare at Age 50

    NCPA: The 50-year old Medicare program is not aging well; and that’s not good news for seniors, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow Devon Herrick. The report identifies three factors driving Medicare towards bankruptcy.

  • Oct 15, 2015

    ObamaCare open enrollment revisited, still unpredictable

    One News Now: NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick cautions ObamaCare enrollees away from automatic reenrollment, citing higher premiums associated with changes in enrollee’s wages, marital status, and location, in a One News Now story.

  • Oct 14, 2015

    3 Medicare Reforms That Could Keep Seniors Healthier, Wealthier

    NCPA: Empowering seniors to take control of their own health spending and rewarding the doctors who coordinate patients’ care, as well as the providers that reduce patients’ costs and improve the quality of their treatment, could vastly improve the health of seniors on Medicare, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow Devon Herrick.

  • Oct 12, 2015

    Considering MACRA’s Effect on Future Meaningful Use Changes

    RevCycle Intelligence: RevCycle Intelligence article recalls NCPA research which showed that Medicare and CHIP fee adjustments are expected to generate financial consequences, indicating that pay-for-performance initiatives may drive physicians out of the industry due to insufficient payment rates.

  • Oct 09, 2015

    Are laws, regs pricing consumers out of generic drugs?

    Managed Healthcare Executive: “Slow drug approvals by FDA are unnecessarily holding back competition that could alleviate some of the price hikes on generic drugs,” says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a Managed Healthcare Executive story.

  • Oct 02, 2015

    Obamacare Mistakes: Consumers Continue to Make Errors in Choosing Benefits

    The Street: “Consumers are making critical mistakes when shopping for healthcare coverage because they’re only looking at the monthly payments, and aren’t taking the time to compare other information. This is made especially difficult by unfriendly and cluttered provider web sites,” says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in an article at The Street.