NCPA - National Center for Policy Analysis

Daily Policy Digest

Massive Fraud Likely in Obamacare Exchange Subsidies

Eleven of twelve "secret shoppers" who applied for subsidized Obamacare exchange coverage, despite being ineligible, were enrolled with subsidies...

Our Military is Ready to Write – Not Ready to Fight

Congress should tailor the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to ensure that any further force reductions target the civilian ranks and headquarters staff positions across the Department of Defense before cutting any more active duty numbers...

Other Peoples' Money is No Way to Finance Health Care

Many families are paying $12,000 to $15,000 for family health coverage with deductibles so high they cannot afford to see a doctor...

Utah Joins Oklahoma in Rejecting Clean Power Plan

The state of Utah has now joined Oklahoma in outright rejecting complying with the Clean Power Plan after the Supreme Court halted the regulations earlier in February...

MIT Researchers Say Health Care Loans Could Make Costly Drugs Affordable

MIT researchers discuss a novel way for patients to afford breakthrough medications they otherwise could not afford: health care loans...

Health Construction Still Very Weak in January

Construction of new health facilities remained very weak in January, shrinking 0.1 percent since December, while other construction grew at 1.6 percent...

Occupational Licensing Reform: Walk, Don't Run

In 1952, less than 5 percent of U.S. workers were required to be licensed to legally perform their jobs. By 2008, that number had risen to 29 percent, writes NCPA Senior Fellow Thomas Hemphill...

Will the Nation's Capital Have Universal School Choice?

Recently, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) introduced the Educational Freedom Accounts Act (S. 2455), creating a universal school choice program in Washington, D.C...

"Pricelessness" is Much More Than an Efficiency/Equity Trade-off Issue

Much less than a free market is an adequate first step towards transformational school system reform...

North Carolina Is on a Roll

North Carolina may have the opportunity for its citizens to vote on a referendum to reduce taxes and limit the growth of state spending...


« Last 8 « Newer « 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21  Older »