NCPA Media: NCPA in the News

  • Mar 01, 2011

    Study: Drugs from Emerging Markets Have High Failure Rates

    Health Care News - A new study assessing the quality of drugs made in emerging markets found the danger of variability remains high for several areas.


  • Mar 01, 2011

    Few Support 'Individual Mandate' in Health Care Reform Law, Poll Finds

    But many wonder if political leanings will influence Supreme Court's ultimate decision, Harris Interactive/HealthDay survey shows.

    USNEWS & World Report: Health Day - Half of U.S. adults still oppose the "individual mandate" clause in the new health care reform law that requires all Americans not already insured to purchase health insurance, while only 22 percent support it, a new Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll finds.


  • Feb 28, 2011

    The HMO In Your Future

    The Health Care Blog - Nationwide, Medicare will start paying fees to ACOs, beginning next year. Eventually, the Obama administration would like to see everyone in an ACO.


  • Feb 25, 2011

    President's debt commission leaders speak at NCPA event.

    C-SPAN: NCPA President, CEO & Kelly Wright Fellow John Goodman interviews Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles about the work of the president's debt commission, its final recommendations, and congressional reaction to the report. They also talked about the affect of health care on the deficit, the future of Social Security and tax policy.

    http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/297935-1

     


  • Feb 25, 2011

    Beckmann: Snyder's Union Challenge

    The Michigan View - The NCPA analysis of 153 state and municipal plans found unfunded liabilities for health and other benefits of $558 billion and unfunded pension liabilities at a staggering total of $2.5 trillion.


  • Feb 24, 2011

    Medical Groups Warn Of Climate Change's Potential Impact on Health

    More asthma, heat waves and microbial disease could result if greenhouse gases aren't curbed.

    US NEWS & World Report: Health Day - Experts from leading U.S. medical groups gathered Thursday to warn of impending dangers to human health if greenhouse gas emissions continue unchecked, speeding climate change.


  • Feb 24, 2011

    Canadian Family in Life Support Battle Denied Request for Hospital Transfer

    Fox News - The parents of a Canadian boy ordered off life support by government health officials have been denied a request to transfer the 13-month-old to the Children's Hospital of Michigan.


  • Feb 24, 2011

    Toughen up, Ohio Republicans

    Cleveland Plain Dealer - The race to restore fiscal sanity -- something the vast majority of Americans alive today have never really known -- is going to be a long, tough, acrimonious one. But it has to be run.