Stephen Hyde

Leading Expert on Health Care Policy and Reform; Consultant in Health Regulation, Insurance and Care Delivery
  • Author of Cured! The Insider’s Handbook for Health Care Reform


Steve Hyde is President of Hyde Rx Services Corp., a medical benefit advisory company. He is the author of two books. “Cured! The Insider’s Handbook for Health Care Reform,” and “Prescription Drugs for Half Price or Less.” He has unparalleled qualifications to speak on how the American health care system works and why it doesn’t. During his four-decade career he has been:

• The federal government’s chief managed-care financial regulator
• Health reform policy analyst
• Founder, chairman and CEO of the highly successful public managed-care company Peak Health Care.
• CEO, board chairman, or board member of numerous health care companies:
• Preferred provider organization
• Two multi-specialty medical groups
• Consumer-driven health insurance company
• Retail pharmacy company
• Medical practice management company
• Pharmacy benefits management company
• Nonprofit hospital
• Nonprofit adoption agency
• Disease management company
• Successful health care consultant and actuary
• Frequent media commentatorSteve received his MBA from Harvard Business School and his BA in Financial Administration “With High Honor” from Michigan State University. He was certified as an HMO actuary by the Colorado Commissioner of Insurance. He lives in Colorado Springs.


“Steve Hyde generated the largest turnout, to date, in the twenty-one year history of our organization and he did not disappoint. He has a gift for cutting through the myths and misconceptions of health care and getting down to the core issues. His use of humor and metaphor to explain why health care hasn’t worked was insightful and provided the best explanation I’ve ever heard. His prescription for fixing it is even more compelling.”

Success North Dallas

“A most competent authority on healthcare reform efforts and policy, Stephen, is a brilliant and eloquent speaker who demonstrated his knowledge and competence in the Q&A debate following his presentation with mastership and elegance.”

Harvard Business School Health Industry Alumni Association