Sally C. Pipes

Commentary

Read Sally Pipes' latest at Newsmax

A Look at UK Puts U.S. Doctors ‘Plight’ in Perspective

Doctors are pleading with Congress to reverse the 3.4% cut in Medicare payments that took effect this month. In a recent interview, the head of the American Medical Association, Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld, called the policy “unconscionable,” adding that “physicians continue to struggle.” If American physicians think they have it rough, they ...
Commentary

Read Sally Pipes' latest at Forbes

Florida’s Drug Importation Plan Is A Bipartisan Blunder

It’s not every day that President Joe Biden and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis agree. But that’s exactly what happened this month, when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration green-lit Florida’s request to import certain prescription drugs from Canada, where they’re cheaper. “Canada has the same drugs. They’re like 25 cents on the ...
Commentary

Read how the demand for long-term healthcare will grow

Medicaid should not be for middle class

America is aging. Between now and 2050, the number of people older than 64 will increase by more than half, to 86 million. Nineteen million of those seniors will be older than 84. That means demand for long-term care will grow. Residential care with nursing coverage can cost more than $100,000 ...
Commentary

Don’t give Medicaid to illegal immigrants

California just became the first state to offer taxpayer-funded healthcare to all illegal immigrants. As of Jan. 1, every adult in California, regardless of age or legal status, can apply for Medi-Cal, the state’s Medicaid program. Democrats claim the law is about human rights. But taxpayer dollars are finite — something California should understand as it grapples with a ...
Commentary

Candidates can’t afford silence on health care

Democrats and Republicans are further apart than they’ve been in half a century, according to the Pew Research Center. But nearly 4 in 10 tell pollsters that they’d be open to supporting a candidate from a different political party whose top priority was reducing health care costs. Many Democrats have ...
Commentary

Read Sally Pipes' latest at Newsmax

Progressives’ Obsession With Coverage Numbers Leaves Patients Behind

Democrats have long based their critique of the U.S healthcare system on the fact that millions of Americans lack insurance. But it’s important to note that many of those folks are uninsured by choice, according to a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation. And the left’s approach to health policy is ...
Commentary

Obamacare Advocates Say You’re Better Off With Fewer Choices, Don’t Believe Them

Open enrollment in Obamacare’s exchanges is near its end. Consumers have until Jan. 16 to purchase coverage that will take effect in February. The federal government appears to think that Americans are not equipped to pick a suitable plan. So it’s limiting the number that insurers can offer. According to ...
Commentary

Dear Governors: Just Say ‘No’ To Medicaid Expansion

Once upon a time, Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion seemed like a blue-state fantasy. But that’s hardly the case anymore. Today, 40 states and the District of Columbia have taken advantage of the Affordable Care Act’s move to open the program to able-bodied Americans with incomes below 138% of the federal poverty level. Even ...
Commentary

House’s New Healthcare Reform Drags Medical Pricing to Sunlight

One of the most glaring deficiencies in America’s healthcare system is its lack of price transparency. For too long, the bottom-line price of everything from prescription drugs to MRI scans and in-patient medical procedures has remained a mystery to most consumers. This is no accident. By obscuring this information, providers, ...
Commentary

How Obamacare tax credits spike premiums

For the health insurance industry, Obamacare open enrollment, which started last month, is the most wonderful time of the year. Millions of Americans are signing up for plans on the exchanges. Each click of the “submit” button adds a fistful more dollars to insurers’ bottom line. Open enrollment comes complete with tax credits ...
Commentary

Read Sally Pipes' latest at Newsmax

A Look at UK Puts U.S. Doctors ‘Plight’ in Perspective

Doctors are pleading with Congress to reverse the 3.4% cut in Medicare payments that took effect this month. In a recent interview, the head of the American Medical Association, Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld, called the policy “unconscionable,” adding that “physicians continue to struggle.” If American physicians think they have it rough, they ...
Commentary

Read Sally Pipes' latest at Forbes

Florida’s Drug Importation Plan Is A Bipartisan Blunder

It’s not every day that President Joe Biden and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis agree. But that’s exactly what happened this month, when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration green-lit Florida’s request to import certain prescription drugs from Canada, where they’re cheaper. “Canada has the same drugs. They’re like 25 cents on the ...
Commentary

Read how the demand for long-term healthcare will grow

Medicaid should not be for middle class

America is aging. Between now and 2050, the number of people older than 64 will increase by more than half, to 86 million. Nineteen million of those seniors will be older than 84. That means demand for long-term care will grow. Residential care with nursing coverage can cost more than $100,000 ...
Commentary

Don’t give Medicaid to illegal immigrants

California just became the first state to offer taxpayer-funded healthcare to all illegal immigrants. As of Jan. 1, every adult in California, regardless of age or legal status, can apply for Medi-Cal, the state’s Medicaid program. Democrats claim the law is about human rights. But taxpayer dollars are finite — something California should understand as it grapples with a ...
Commentary

Candidates can’t afford silence on health care

Democrats and Republicans are further apart than they’ve been in half a century, according to the Pew Research Center. But nearly 4 in 10 tell pollsters that they’d be open to supporting a candidate from a different political party whose top priority was reducing health care costs. Many Democrats have ...
Commentary

Read Sally Pipes' latest at Newsmax

Progressives’ Obsession With Coverage Numbers Leaves Patients Behind

Democrats have long based their critique of the U.S healthcare system on the fact that millions of Americans lack insurance. But it’s important to note that many of those folks are uninsured by choice, according to a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation. And the left’s approach to health policy is ...
Commentary

Obamacare Advocates Say You’re Better Off With Fewer Choices, Don’t Believe Them

Open enrollment in Obamacare’s exchanges is near its end. Consumers have until Jan. 16 to purchase coverage that will take effect in February. The federal government appears to think that Americans are not equipped to pick a suitable plan. So it’s limiting the number that insurers can offer. According to ...
Commentary

Dear Governors: Just Say ‘No’ To Medicaid Expansion

Once upon a time, Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion seemed like a blue-state fantasy. But that’s hardly the case anymore. Today, 40 states and the District of Columbia have taken advantage of the Affordable Care Act’s move to open the program to able-bodied Americans with incomes below 138% of the federal poverty level. Even ...
Commentary

House’s New Healthcare Reform Drags Medical Pricing to Sunlight

One of the most glaring deficiencies in America’s healthcare system is its lack of price transparency. For too long, the bottom-line price of everything from prescription drugs to MRI scans and in-patient medical procedures has remained a mystery to most consumers. This is no accident. By obscuring this information, providers, ...
Commentary

How Obamacare tax credits spike premiums

For the health insurance industry, Obamacare open enrollment, which started last month, is the most wonderful time of the year. Millions of Americans are signing up for plans on the exchanges. Each click of the “submit” button adds a fistful more dollars to insurers’ bottom line. Open enrollment comes complete with tax credits ...
Scroll to Top