National Center for Policy Analysis

Saving the Medicare System with Medical Savings Accounts

September 5, 1995

In this policty report, the unsigned authors conduct this study to examine the choices private insurers will be able to offer as alternatives to the government-run program if they are given a

The Nightmare in Our Future: Elderly Entitlements

John C. Goodman and Dorman E. Cordell
January 1, 1998

In this article, authors John C. Goodman and Dorman E.

Insuring the Uninsured

John C. Goodman and Merrill Matthews Jr.
December 20, 1996

In this policy analysis, the authors write that we should expect a heated battle in Congress.  They assert that we should,

A Health Policy Agenda for the 105th Congress

John C. Goodman
February 1, 1997

The author notes the funding crsis underway in Washington should there be a health care plan passed that inches the country toward greater national involvement in health care.

Fix Medicare, Not Medigap

Merrill Matthews Jr.
March 18, 1997

In this document, the author writes that we should fix medicare, not close the gaps in portability of insurance.

Making Drugs Safe and Available without the FDA - Executive Summary

Noel D. Campbell
January 1, 1997

In summary, this article discusses the lengthy delay of the drug approval process within the U.S.

What's Next for Medical Savings Accounts?

John C. Goodman and Merrill Matthews Jr.
May 1, 1997

In this brief analysis, the author praises the creation of MSA's for consumers.  However, the program needs to be bolstered, and extended to such areas as medicaide and medicare.

Medical Savings Accounts: Obstacles to Their Growth and Ways to Improve Them

Greg Scandlen
July 1, 1998

This article contains the Executive Summary written by Greg Scabdken, in which he discusses Medical Savings Accounts (MSAs) and the restrictive regulations imposed upon them by lawmakers, thereby i

The Medicare Program: The Need for Radical Surgery

Merrill Matthews, Jr.
July 1, 1996

In this document, Merrill Matthews argues that it is no surprise Medicare is going bankrupt.

Medical Savings Accounts and Managed Care

John C. Goodman and Merrill Matthews Jr.
December 22, 2000

In this policy analysis, Medical savings accounts are examined. Many people believe that Medical Savings Accounts (MSAs) and managed care are mutually exclusive.

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