Executive Summary Medicare, the health care program for the elderly, now provides insurance coverage for over 50 million Americans, and accounts for 20 percent of the $3 trillion spent annually on health …
NCPA: Rising numbers of retirees and excess cost growth have made it imperative that we chance how the Medicare is financed – or the cost burden will crush taxpayers, according to a new study by NCPA Senior Fellows Andrew J. Rettenmaier and Thomas R. Saving.
Contributing Fellow Chris Wiley is an NCPA contributing fellow. He is an expert in U.S. national security issues, tactical military aviation, and the construction industry. Prior to his work at …
Orange County Register: Banning tipping and increasing prices to raise server wages will only lead to poor service and disgruntled employees and patrons, warns NCPA Senior Fellow Richard McKenzie in an article at the Orange County Register.
CNS News: In a commentary at CNS News, NCPA Executive Director Allen West explains how the results of this weeks’ visit to Vietnam is another example of the Obama Administration losing leverage in the world.
Since the Great Recession, the unemployment rate has steadily fallen from a high of 10 percent in October 2009 to the current rate of 4.9 percent. However, job gains and a …
Florida Business Daily: NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick is cited on efforts from pharmacies to affect legislation in order to allow them to charge more in this article from Florida Business Daily.
Townhall: Any substantial reform agenda needs to fully engage the patient to succeed, says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in his commentary at Townhall.
Maine Wire: Research from the NCPA showing the connection between unnecessary regulations and rising child care costs is cited in this article from the Maine Wire.
Townhall: We should honor our servicemembers with an earnest heart and let our actions, not words, be the testimony of such, says NCPA Executive Director Allen West in his commentary at Townhall.
Parent Herald: Research from the NCPA explaining why health care spending is not a burden on the U.S. economy is cited in this article from the Parent Herald.
Bloomberg: House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling’s statements on a Dodd-Frank replacement at the NCPA’s Financial Crisis Summit are highlighted in this article from Bloomberg.
From early times investors have rightly worried about the instability of the price level. Inflations large enough to wipe out real returns from stocks and bonds are all too common. Does that require that the rate of inflation be a vital consideration in investment decisions? Not necessarily. It is not so much inflation itself, but its instability or unpredictability that hardest hits investment performance. Egged on by statisticians, the Federal Reserve, pundits and the press, investors spend scarce time and resources arguing about the degree of inflation. Yet the facts suggest much of the fuss is unnecessary.
California Broker Magazine: NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick outlines a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act in this article from California Broker Magazine.
Forbes: Taxpayers can be relieved that less than a handful of insurers have decided to go for a judicial bailout, says NCPA Senior Fellow John Graham in his commentary at Forbes.
Heartland Institute: NCPA President and CEO, James H. Amos, Jr. was highlighted as taking part in a full-page ad in the New York Times standing up for free speech on climate and against the abuse of power in this article from the Heartland Institute.
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Star Tribune: Research from the NCPA concerning the TSA and their screener turnover rate is cited in this article from the Star Tribune.
NCS News: If the decision striking down the ACA’s cost-sharing provision stands, it will likely hasten the demise of Obamacare, says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in this article from CNS News.
Townhall: The cumulative buildup of federal regulations over time leads to duplicative, obsolete, conflicting and even contradictory rules which stifle growth, says AEI Resident Scholar Mark Perry and NCPA Senior Fellow Thomas Hemphill in this commentary at Investor’s Business Daily.