Creating the Health
Care System Employers
are Proud to Offer
PBGH operates as a change agent designing, implementing and spreading innovative programs and best practices to increase health care value.
Creating the Health
Care System Employers
are Proud to Offer
PBGH operates as a change agent designing, implementing and spreading innovative programs and best practices to increase health care value.
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Employer and purchaser‑only for over thirty years
Venn Diagram about Transforming Health Care Value, Advancing Quality, Driving Affordability, Fostering Equity

Our strategies incorporate a wide range of approaches, but all are informed by a single imperative:

Helping you receive the greatest value from every health care dollar your organization spends.

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PBGH CEO Testifies to Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee on Telehealth

PBGH CEO, Elizabeth Mitchell, testifies on telehealth and its rapid adoption during the pandemic to the House Committee on Energy & Commerce, Subcommittee on Health.

2021 Health Policy Priorities: Bipartisanship the Only Path to Success for Large Employers

There is a real window for bipartisan support on legislation focused on reducing health care costs and improving quality.

A Conversation with Don Berwick, M.D.: Addressing Social Determinants of Health Essential to Reining In Health Care Costs

Health care’s exorbitant costs can never be controlled without fundamentally shifting society’s focus toward the underlying social and economic conditions.

PBGH in the News

Building back better requires strengthening primary care

Many on the frontlines are not just tired but are also in precarious financial straits and lack the resources to […]

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How COVID-19 Transformed the Telehealth Industry

Under unprecedented economic pressures due to the pandemic large employers are looking for new ways to buy the best quality health care for their employees.

Congressional Democrats Gear Up for Public Option Debate in Next Legislative Package

“I’m still not confident it’s going to happen, but I think Democrats have to try,” said Shawn Gremminger, director of […]

How Much Does a C-Section Cost? At One Hospital, Anywhere From $6,241 to $60,584.

The nation’s roughly 6,000 hospitals have begun to reveal the secret rates they negotiate with insurers for a range of procedures.

Events and Training

Reimagining Primary Care

Large employers and primary care doctors align on the attributes of high-quality primary care.

Biosimilars: The Next Frontier

The widespread use of biosimilars brings competition to the drug market and is estimated to save more than $54 billion over ten years.

Virtual Summit on Health System Recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic, June 2020

Emerging health care trends from the employer perspective.

COVID-19 Public Policy is in YOUR Hands

The impact of COVID legislation on self-insured employers’ health plans, employers, their employees and families.  

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Member Benefits

We are a purchaser-only coalition of the country’s largest and most influential private employers and public purchasers working to create the health care system organizations are proud to offer American workers. We harness the clout and concentrated power of our members to deliver impressive results rarely seen in the health care market, including avoided unnecessary procedures, reduced waste, payment reform and an overall reduction in total cost of care.