A top authority on Medicare, Medicaid, and health reform, Kip Piper advises business and government executives across the country. A skilled business and policy strategist, Mr. Piper has advised top health care companies, Fortune 100 firms, federal officials, governors, members of Congress, foundations, and foreign leaders.

Consulting Roles:

Kip is also a senior advisor to three other firms: Sellers Dorsey, top specialists in Medicaid and health reform; Fleishman-Hillard, the world’s leading public relations and communications consultancy; and TogoRun, experts in health care public affairs in the US and UK.

Business and Policy Advisor:

Clients include hospitals and health systems, health plans, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, medical technology firms, Governors and state Medicaid agencies, and major non-profit organizations.


Kip Piper’s 28 years’ experience includes senior advisor to the administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Wisconsin state health commissioner, director of the Wisconsin Medicaid program, advisor to Fortune 500 employers, general manager and corporate officer at WellPoint, Senior Medicare budget officer at the White House Office of Management and Budget, vice president of AcademyHealth, and director of national, foundation-sponsored projects on quality improvement and payment reform.

Early in his career, he served in elective office as county legislator and chief executive of a small municipality.

Thought Leader:

Often called upon to help solve complex and intractable issues, Kip Piper has testified before Congressional committees, negotiated and written major legislation, and designed and implemented numerous innovations.

A frequent speaker at industry conferences, Mr. Piper has been widely quoted in the press, including BusinessWeek, USA Today, Inside CMS, Fox Business News, National Public Radio, Modern Healthcare, The Hill, HealthLeaders, Investor’s Business Daily, and the Associated Press.

Writer and Editor:

Author of several journal articles, Kip Piper is health policy editor of the American Health and Drug Benefits, a peer-reviewed journal with 30,000 subscribers. He blogs and tweets on Medicare, Medicaid, and health reform issues.


Kip Piper is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and holds a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Office Address:

Kip Piper
Health Results Group LLC
1701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006

Kip Piper on the Web:

Kip Piper: www.kippiper.com
Health Results Group: www.healthresultsgroup.com
Piper Report Blog: www.piperreport.com
Twitter: www.twitter.com/kippiper (@kippiper)
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/kippiper