Special Publications

The NCPA occasionally produces special publications, such as Briefing Books, Conference Proceedings and Copublications with other institutes. Studies by NCPA scholars published elsewhere are included by permission.

Medicaid Reform Service Center

This covers the goals, needs, and background of the Medicade Reform Service Center.

Goodman one of Health Care's Four Fathers

In honor of Father's Day, Modern Healthcare profiled NCPA President John C. Goodman as one of four men who helped drive important changes in the industry.

BushCare - The answer to ClintonCare, and a very good one.

In his State of the Union address, President Bush devoted only a few sentences to health policy. But, to coincide with the speech, the Bush administration released a five-page document proposing healt…

Making Health Insurance Portable

One of the strange features of the U.S. health care system is that the health plan most of us have is not a plan that we chose; rather, it was selected by our employer.

Tipping the Scales: Why Central Europe Matters to the United States

Does Central Europe still matter to the United States? Twenty years ago, the answer to this question was obvious. For Cold War-era U.S. policymakers, the region stretching from the Baltic to the Black…

Economic Freedom of North America 2005 Annual Report

Economic Freedom of North America 2005 Annual Report

What Is A Think Tank?

What is a think tank? What do think tanks do? Why are they important? These questions are more pertinent than ever in today's public policy environment.

What Is Classical Liberalism?

Prior to the 20th century, classical liberalism was the dominant political philosophy in the United States. It was the political philosophy of Thomas Jefferson and the signers of the Declaration of In…