Bio of Kip Piper, MA, FACHE
A top authority on Medicare, Medicaid, and health reform, Kip Piper advises business and government executives across the country. A prominent business and policy strategist, Mr. Piper has advised top health care companies, health insurers, health systems, Fortune 100 employers, federal officials, Governors, Members of Congress, foundations, and foreign leaders.
Consulting Roles: Kip Piper is a senior consultant with Sellers Dorsey, top specialists in Medicaid and health reform. Kip is CEO of Medonomics, a new nonprofit specializing in health research, analysis, training, and technical assistance. He also serves as a senior advisor to FleishmanHillard, a leading global public relations and communications consultancy, and TogoRun, experts in health care public affairs in the US and UK.
Healthcare Business and Policy Advisor: Kip Piper advises major health care organizations on Medicare, Medicaid, and health reform policy, finance, and business strategy. This includes coverage and reimbursement, payment reform, care delivery reform, cost containment, waivers and demonstrations, advocacy, business development, marketing, strategic communications, and federal and state legislation, regulations, and budgets. Clients include health plans, hospitals and health systems, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, medical device firms, state Medicaid agencies, and investment firms.
Experience: Kip Piper’s 30 years of experience includes senior advisor to the administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Wisconsin state health administrator, director of the Wisconsin Medicaid program, advisor to Fortune 500 employers, corporate officer at WellPoint, a 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 in healthcare, Kip Piper has testified before Congressional committees and has written and negotiated major legislation. A frequent speaker at industry conferences, he has been widely quoted in the press, including Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, USA Today, Politico, Inside CMS, Fox Business News, National Journal, National Public Radio, Modern Healthcare, The Hill, HealthLeaders, Investor’s Business Daily, and the Associated Press.
Writer and Editor: Author of numerous journal articles, Kip Piper is on the editorial board of American Health and Drug Benefits, a peer-reviewed journal with over 25,000 subscribers. His blog – PiperReport.com – covers Medicare, Medicaid, and health reform issues. Kip’s also active on Twitter, with over 44,000 followers.
Kip Piper is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
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