National Center for Policy Analysis

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.

Are Medical Savings Accounts Good for the Sick?

John Goodman
November 1, 1995

In this policy fax, John Goodman argues that 

Managed Competition: Just What Exactly Is It?

John Goodman
February 4, 1994

In this Heartland Policy Fax Speech, John Goodman says that, 

Solutions to the Problem of Health Insurance Portability

August 1, 2000

In this policy fax about the Clinton administration's muddled health care plans, the author writes that, 

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