NCPA's Goodman To Discuss Bush's Health Plan On C-SPAN's "Washington Journal"


DALLAS (April 17, 2000) - John C. Goodman, president of the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA SM) will appear on C-SPAN's Washington Journal program on Tuesday, April 18, to discuss Bush's recently unveiled health proposals.

Appearing on the show for the full hour with only host Lew Ketcham, Goodman will discuss Gov. Bush's plan to provide tax credits to help the uninsured purchase private health insurance, expand the use and capability of Flexible Spending Accounts and Medical Savings Accounts, and promote the growth of the health care safety net available communities nationwide.

WHO: Dr. John C. Goodman, President, NCPA

WHAT: Appearance On C-SPAN's "Washington Journal"

WHEN: Tuesday, April 18, 2000, 8:00 AM TO 9:00 AM EDT

WHERE: Check Local Listings

Dr. Goodman is known as the "father of Medical Savings Accounts." He was dubbed by the National Journal as "a winner of the devolution derby," for his ideas on ways to transfer government back to the people and their significant impact on Capitol Hill. Dr. Goodman has testified before numerous congressional committees and regularly briefs Members of Congress on these issues. He has appeared on C-SPAN, ABC, NBC, CBS and CNN. His book Patient Power is credited with setting a pro-free-market agenda for solving health care problems.