Townhall: Any substantial reform agenda needs to fully engage the patient to succeed, says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in his commentary at Townhall.
Townhall: NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick says Obamacare is unsustainable and destined to collapse, in a commentary at Townhall.
Townhall: The Obama Administration should be promoting HSAs instead of trying to rid them from the exchange,says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a commentary at Townhall.
Townhall: In this commentary from Townhall, NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick explains why the newly released study from the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget (CRFB) arguing that repealing Obamacare would increase the federal budget is disingenuous.
Townhall: In a commentary from Townhall, Herrick goes line by line through Trump’s recently released health care proposal addressing the good and the bad, suggesting changes, and offering additional solutions.
The Health Care Blog: New research on the higher costs of retail clinics fails to consider that people are simply willing to spend a little extra for the convenience, says Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a commentary on The Health Care Blog.
Townhall: In a Townhall commentary, Senior Fellow Devon Herrick lays out the pros and cons of the newly released health proposal from presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Townhall: NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick says the reason that the current Obamacare system is unsustainable is because, sooner or later, it will run out of other peoples’ money in this commentary from Townhall.
Townhall: In this Townhall commentary, NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick says the reason the healthcare industry cost/benefit ratio is so poor is because the funds being spent are other people’s money (OPM).
Townhall: Obamacare is a Robin Hood scheme that aims to solve bad behaviors and poor lifestyle choices with mandatory health insurance and medical intervention, says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a Townhall commentary.
Townhall: In this Townhall commentary, NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick explains why affordable health care plans have gone extinct under the “Affordable” Care Act.
Townhall: Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ new out healthcare proposal can only lead to one of two things: higher taxes or rationing, explains NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in this Townhall commentary.
Townhall: NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick explains the costs of Obamacare and the advantage for some to continue paying out of pocket in a Townhall commentary.
Townhall: Using his latest research on the privatization of Medicare, NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick analyzes the good, the bad, and the ugly of presidential candidate Ben Carson’s proposed health care plan.
Townhall.com: NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick assesses the conditions necessary for a successful and affordable health care system in a Townhall.com commentary. According to Herrick, reducing cost-sharing; providing incentives for working with enrollment professionals; and improving the care for patients in poor health, in need of end-of-life counseling, or requiring hospice care will slow the growth of health care spending and render the system more efficient.
Town Hall: According to a Townhall.com commentary by NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick, Obamacare does nothing to mitigate rising health costs or to assure the quality of healthcare. Rather, it increases premiums for younger people by distributing the cost of healthcare burden to healthier enrollees who usually don’t reach their high deductibles.
Townhall: “Obamacare is failing due to an adverse selection death spiral,” says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a Townhall commentary. “The vicious cycle of healthy individuals dropping coverage as their premiums rise too high compared to expected benefits is stymying 2016 Obamacare enrollment projections.”
The Healthcare Blog: “Pharmaceutical companies are repackaging cheap and readily available ingredients into combination drugs, and charging 99% more than they’re worth,” says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a commentary for The Healthcare Blog. “The available ingredients are often available over the counter at a fraction of the cost, and could save consumers thousands of dollars.”
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.
Townhall: NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick warns that hidden fees, price gauging, and monopolistic practices plague large hospitals, and recommends visiting independent practices for competitive prices in a Townhall commentary.
Right Side News: “Usage of donor fecal matter in research and transplantation faces stringent regulations and red tape from the FDA,” says NCPA Senior Fellow Dr. Devon Herrick in a Right Side News commentary.
Townhall: “With 21 of 23 COOPS facing losses and lacking business plans, healthcare COOPs are fraught with self-serving capitalists looting taxpayer money,” says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a Townhall.com commentary.