NCPA Media: NCPA in the News

  • Apr 09, 2015

    ObamaCare: Stifling Innovation

    The New American: The structure of the health care exchanges force insurers to focus on short-term costs, often to the exclusion of long-term costs, warned NCPA Senior Fellow John R. Graham in a New American article.


  • Mar 22, 2015

    After 18 years, bipartisan bill may finally address Medicare flaw and stop absurdity of 'doc fix'

    The Waco Tribune-Herald: The National Center for Policy Analysis’ five reasons to embrace the repeal of Medicare’s Sustainable Growth Rate formula were highlighted in a Waco Tribune-Herald op-ed.


  • Mar 20, 2015

    Iowa/Nebraska CO-OP Insolvency Costs Taxpayers $225 Million

    Heartland: Iowa’s insurance CO-OP set premiums too low in order to gain market share and put taxpayer money at risk, admonished NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a Heartland article.


  • Mar 19, 2015

    Soaring Drug Prices Leave Patients Seeking Relief

    Houston Chronicle: Specialty drugs are the next gold rush in pharmacy, and health plans are concerned, says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a Houston Chronicle article.


  • Mar 17, 2015

    ObamaCare Premiums Jumped 23% This Year -- After Subsidies

    Investor’s Business Daily: Thanks to the way ObamaCare calculates insurance tax credits, the average subsidy went down while premiums went up by 5 percent, says NCPA Senior Fellow John R. Graham in an Investor’s Business Daily article.


  • Mar 16, 2015

    Health Wonk Review: Spring Forward Edition

    Health Works Collective: The supreme Court’s upcoming ruling in King v. Burwell could be an opportunity for congressional Republicans to make significant changes to the Affordable Care Act, says NCPA Senior Fellow John R. Graham in the latest Health Wonk Review hosted at Health Works Collective.


  • Mar 11, 2015

    Mental Health Providers Look For Federal Incentives To Go Digital, Too

    Kaiser Health News: The federal government should take a lesson from the $30 billion spent on enticing medical providers to enroll in electronic records before attempting the same thing with the mental health community, says NCPA Senior Fellow John R. Graham in a Kaiser Health News article.


  • Mar 05, 2015

    Your Kids Are Ruining Your Retirement

    Parents are risking their retirement to subsidize their kids.

    Bloomberg Business: Baby boomers are sacrificing their retirement to support their adult kids, says NCPA Senior Fellow Pam Villarreal in a Bloomberg Business article.