Testimonies and Speeches

The NCPA has a highly effective office in Washington, D.C. that sponsors Capitol Hill briefings, conferences and testimony by NCPA experts before congressional committees. The NCPA serves as a source of "outside the Beltway" thinking for Capitol Hill deliberations.

  • Feb 05, 2014

    Consumer Oriented and Operated Plans: An Idea whose Purpose has Come and Gone

    NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick's testimony on the Affordable Care Act's Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan (CO-OP) before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care and Entitlements and the Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation and Regulatory Affairs.


  • Feb 05, 2014

    The Economics of the Health Insurance Exchanges

    John Goodman's testimony before theHouse Government Reform and Oversight Committee regarding Risk Corridors in the Affordable Care Act.


  • Jan 28, 2014

    Oversight Hearing on Mining in America

    Chairman Brady and members of the Subcommittee, I am Sterling Burnett, a senior fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA). We are a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy research organization dedicated to developing and promoting private alternatives to government regulation and control, solving problems by relying on the strength of the competitive, entrepreneurial private sector. I welcome the opportunity to share our views about mining in America.


  • Jun 20, 2013

    2013 Medicare Trustees Report

    Chairman Brady and members of the Subcommittee, I am John Goodman, President and CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).  My co-author, Laurence Kotlikoff, is a senior fellow at the NCPA.  We are a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy research organization dedicated to developing and promoting private alternatives to government regulation and control, solving problems by relying on the strength of the competitive, entrepreneurial private sector. We welcome the opportunity to share our views about the recent 2013 Medicare Trustees Report.


  • Jun 19, 2013

    Encouraging Work Through the Social Security Disability Insurance Program

    Chairman Johnson and members of the Subcommittee, I am Pamela Villarreal, a senior fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis. We are a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy research organization dedicated to developing and promoting private alternatives to government regulation and control, solving problems by relying on the strength of the competitive, entrepreneurial private sector. I welcome the opportunity to share my views about the disincentives to work that exist in the current Social Security disability insurance program.