NCPA: Retired Lieutenant General Rick Lynch will share his thoughts on the Middle East, national security, military force structures, and adaptive leadership principles he learned during his decades of military service at a National Center for Policy Analysis luncheon on November 3rd in Dallas, Texas.
Townhall: NCPA Senior Fellow David Grantham illustrates the disparity between successful local, multi-funded projects and inefficient large scale, federally executed productions in a Townhall.com commentary.
Forbes: NCPA Senior Fellow John Graham dispels the main stream conclusion that the adoption of a “universal” health system would reduce the cost of U.S. health care in a Forbes commentary.
The Street: An article for The Street uses an NCPA study to discuss Ted Cruz’s proposed flat tax policy, saying that the flat tax would boost the production core of the economy in every area by getting rid of corporate tax avoidance schemes.
International trade — the essence of globalization — allows people, regions and nations to specialize in the production of what they do best, to enjoy economies of scale in production and …
NCPA: The 50-year old Medicare program is not aging well; and that’s not good news for seniors, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow Devon Herrick. The report identifies three factors driving Medicare towards bankruptcy.
When President Johnson signed the Medicare program into law on July 30, 1965, no one expected the program to grow at the rate it has. In 2014, the Medicare program spent $613 …
Executive Summary Civil asset forfeiture is an in rem (against the property) proceeding, in which property is seized but no criminal charges are brought against the owner. Critics often point to …
Chairman Cruz and members of the committee, thank you for the opportunity to submit written comments about the challenges facing low-income individuals and families in today’s economy. I am Pamela …
One News Now: NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick cautions ObamaCare enrollees away from automatic reenrollment, citing higher premiums associated with changes in enrollee’s wages, marital status, and location, in a One News Now story.
Townhall: “There are enormous opportunities to reduce the growth in Medicare spending by carefully managing care for the sickest seniors,” says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a Townhall commentary.
NCPA: Empowering seniors to take control of their own health spending and rewarding the doctors who coordinate patients’ care, as well as the providers that reduce patients’ costs and improve the quality of their treatment, could vastly improve the health of seniors on Medicare, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow Devon Herrick.
Washington Examiner: “Clinton’s solution to reducing high drug prices is to ban direct-to-consumer advertising, take away advertising tax deductions, and force drug companies to inefficiently manage funds,” says NCPA Senior Fellow John R. Graham in a Washington Examiner commentary. “She ignores the needless FDA red tape and the necessity to streamline the drug review and approval.”
Executive Summary Medicare reform requires empowering seniors to manage more of their own health care spending using Medicare Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) coupled with high-deductible Medicare plans. A criticism of HSAs is …
WBZ Boston: NCPA President/CEO Allen West discusses current events, national issues, and the presidential race in a WBZ Boston radio interview.
RevCycle Intelligence: A RevCycle Intelligence article recalls NCPA research which showed that Medicare and CHIP fee adjustments are expected to generate financial consequences, indicating that pay-for-performance initiatives may drive physicians out of the industry due to insufficient payment rates.
Forbes: In a Forbes commentary, NCPA Senior Fellow Bill Conerly says that business leaders can learn the importance of looking at minute data, institutions and core values, and recognizing that no one can fully understand the economy from Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics winner Angus Deaton.
Forbes: NCPA Distinguished Fellow Bob McTeer recommends measures to stimulate economic growth and tax receipts in an effort to create a federal budget surplus in a Forbes commentary.
Townhall: The ink is not even dry on Obama’s ill-conceived executive agreement with Iran and already observers have found potentially unlawful stipulations baked into the agreement. A predictable development, to be sure, but it seems last minute. The administration has already ignored other judicial pronouncements through the course of negotiations without much fanfare. As the debate now inevitably plunges into squabbles over illegalities, it is time to address the outstanding judgment still haunting grieving victims of Iran’s terrorism.
Real Clear Policy: In light of the World Trade Organization’s upcoming discussion of current patent exemptions, NCPA Senior Fellow Thomas A. Hemphill discusses the intellectual property benefits and concerns associated with drug patents in least developed countries in a Real Clear Policy commentary.
Managed Healthcare Executive: “Slow drug approvals by FDA are unnecessarily holding back competition that could alleviate some of the price hikes on generic drugs,” says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a Managed Healthcare Executive story.
D Business: By 2018, NCPA research predicts there will be 2.4 million unfilled STEM jobs in the U.S, reports a D Business article.
Forbes: NCPA Senior Fellow Bill Conerly outlines the best strategies for getting hired as a freelancer in a Forbes commentary, based on his experiences of hiring on Elance.
Compared to the funds spent on doctors and hospitals, prescription drug therapy is a bargain. Generic drugs are especially inexpensive, accounting for 88 percent of drug prescriptions filled but only 28 percent of …