Sally C. Pipes is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Pacific Research Institute (PRI), a San Francisco-based think tank founded in 1979. In November 2010, she was named the Taube Fellow in Health Care Studies. Prior to becoming president of PRI in 1991, she was Assistant Director of the Fraser Institute, based in Vancouver, Canada. Pipes' latest book,The Pipes Plan: The Top Ten Ways to Dismantle and Replace Obamacare, is a follow-up on her book The Truth About Obamacare (2010). She writes a weekly health care column called Piping Up for Forbes.com.
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Sally Pipes, the renowned health care expert and president of the Pacific Research Institute. Pipes has a way to replace Obamacares expensive government health care bureaucracies with a market-driven system.
Think of his health plan as a federal HMO.
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