Devon Herrick, Ph.D. is a health economist and former hospital accountant. Herrick has researched and written about health reform and health economics for many years. He concentrates on issues such as direct primary care, Internet-based medicine, telemedicine, medical tourism, emerging trends in retail medicine, and pharmaceutical economics. Dr. Herrick also studies health insurance issues, including state health care regulations, federal health reform, Medicare, Medicaid, and the uninsured. Herrick worked for the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) from 1996 until 2017, becoming a senior fellow in 2003.