NCPA Media: NCPA in the News

  • Feb 17, 2011

    Valentine's Week Edition Of The Health Wonk Review

    Colorado Long Term Care Insider: Welcome to the Health Wonk Review!  This week's edition has tons of great articles from some of the best wonks in the healthcare blogosphere. 


  • Feb 16, 2011

    "Must-Reads"

    The American Spectator: John Goodman: "It's as though the White House has concluded that seniors matter and poor people don't - at least in politics."


  • Feb 15, 2011

    Exports Create Better Jobs, But Not Necessarily More Jobs

    Forbes.com- Export growth is a good thing. However, the impact of exports on jobs and GDP must be considered in conjunction with the accompanying increase in imports.


  • Feb 09, 2011

    Fiscal commission co-chairs remain hopeful for deficit cut

    Dallas Morning News: The leaders of a White House fiscal commission said Wednesday they remain hopeful that Congress will take action to reduce the federal government's yawning deficits and rising debt.


  • Feb 08, 2011

    Where Doctors Locate

    The Health Care Blog - As the map below shows, there is a lot of variation in the number of people per doctors across Texas counties.


  • Feb 07, 2011

    Business in The Beltway: Silver Linings In Employment Data

    Forbes: In an earlier post, I claimed that the 3.2 percent growth in Real GDP understated the strength in the economy because inventory depletion (probably a sign of strength) took such a big chunk out of the number. Real Final Sales (Real GDP minus the inventory change) increased a whopping 7.1 percent. This strong number got little attention in the press.


  • Feb 03, 2011

    Egypt: It's All Ben Bernanke's Fault

    Forbes.com- Bob McTeer answers those who are blaming Ben Bernanke for the riots in Egypt


  • Feb 03, 2011

    Health Wonk Review: Stormy Weather

    Health Wonk Review - Cites John Goodman's article stating that everyone should have access to health insurance, and notes that real insurance involves a pooling of risks.