NCPA Media: NCPA in the News

  • Nov 03, 2015

    Dallas City Cable TV Goes HD

    NBC 5 News: Dallas City Cable TV has switched over to HD, and now levies a 1% tax on FIOS and U-Verse customers, which “falls disproportionately on households with the lower income,” says NCPA Senior Fellow Pamela Villarreal in an NBC 5 News interview.

  • Oct 27, 2015

    If Ted Cruz Were President, Here’s What Would Happen to the U.S. Economy

    The Street: An article for The Street uses an NCPA study to discuss Ted Cruz’s proposed flat tax policy, saying that the flat tax would boost the production core of the economy in every area by getting rid of corporate tax avoidance schemes.

  • 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 12, 2015

    NightSide – Former Congressman Allen West Checks In

    WBZ Boston: NCPA President/CEO Allen West discusses current events, national issues, and the presidential race in a WBZ Boston radio interview.

  • 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 08, 2015

    Guest Blog: Dispelling Myths Behind the H1-B Visa Controversy

    D Business: By 2018, NCPA research predicts there will be 2.4 million unfilled STEM jobs in the U.S, reports a D Business article.

  • Oct 06, 2015

    Charge for Plastic Bags in Britain Draws Applause, Anger and Humor

    The New York Times: The New York Times cites NCPA research which determined that in terms of energy and water use and greenhouse gas emissions, reusable bags are actually worse for the environment in the long run than their plastic counterparts.