Skip Navigation

Common Sense Health Care Policy for Common Sense Americans (Guest: Peter Pitts)

September 23, 2019

The Heartland Institute's health care Policy Advisor Sarah Lee interviews Peter Pitts on his new book, "Common Sense Health Care Policy for Common Sense Americans (and Presidential Candidates)".

Peter Pitts knows the ins and outs of health care policy in America, serving under the George W. Bush Administration as an associate commissioner at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Pitts was a senior communications and policy adviser to the Commissioner supervising the Office of Public Affairs, Office of the Ombudsman, Office of Special Health Issues, Office of Executive Secretariat, and Advisory Committee Oversight and Management. He has since gone on to co-found the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest and serve as its president.

Pitts’ newest book tackles the myths surrounding some of the biggest health care policies today: Medicare For All, importation and pricing of pharmaceuticals, the role of government in the health care debate, and which direction free-market proponents should be looking if they want more choice in medicine. He joins the Health Care News podcast to discuss these issues and more. Listen!

Article Tags
Health Care
Sarah Lee is a policy advisor for health care and a host of Heartland's Health Care News podcast.