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.

  • Dec 07, 2011

    What to Do about Drug Shortages

    Drug Shortages: Why They Happen and What They Mean

    Mr. Chairman and members of the committee, I am Devon Herrick, senior fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis, 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 appreciate the opportunity to submit this statement for the record.


  • Nov 14, 2011

    Health Exchange Subsidies Will Reduce Employer Health Plans

    2011 Special Committee on Financial Institutions and Insurance, State of Kansas

    Chairperson Teichman, Vice-chairpeson Shultz and members of the committee, I am Devon Herrick, Senior Fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis, 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.


  • Mar 18, 2011

    Gingrich and Goodman: "ObamaCare: One Year Later"

    Washington D.C. Event


  • Mar 09, 2011

    Putting Health Care on a Sustainable Path

    There are major structural flaws in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Each is so potentially damaging, Congress will have to resort to major corrective action even if critics of the new health care law are not part of it. Further, each must be addressed in any new attempt to create workable health care reform.


  • Dec 01, 2010

    Are Mini Med Policies Really Health Insurance?

    Mr. Chairman and Members of the Committee, I am Devon Herrick, a Senior Fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis, 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 and look forward to your questions.