NCPA - National Center for Policy Analysis

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Health Issues

Are All Cancer Treatments Worth the Cost?

Oncologists subject patients to expensive and minimally-effective treatments...

The Board of Pharmacy's Shortcomings in Monitoring Compounding Pharmacies

The State of Texas Auditor's Office has found problems with the operating procedures of the Board of Pharmacy...

Car-Care Crisis?

We don't buy car insurance in order to cover regular maintenance. So why do we think health insurance should operate that way?...

Workplace Wellness Program Participation

Wellness program participation increases with financial incentives...

Centralized Healthcare

Patients will be the biggest losers in local healthcare markets offering fewer options at higher prices...

Drug-Industry Rule Would Raise Medicare Costs

Drug companies want exemptions from the fast-track patent case system...

Reducing Medicaid Fraud via Lock-In Programs and Prohibiting Automatic Prescription Refills

States showed signs of potentially fraudulent or abusive prescription activities...

Subsidized Health Insurance Co-ops are Failing

Twenty-one of 23 ACA health insurance co-ops reported year-end losses...

Long-run Impacts of a Child Health Investment

Investment in health initiative targeting common childhood ailment reaps long-term economic dividends in low-income economies...

Hospitals: The Big Box Health Care Store You Should Avoid

Dealing with third parties allow hospitals to price gauge patients and overcharge on healthcare...


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