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 for private employers and public purchasers.
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 for private employers and public purchasers.
PBGH Impact Report
A history of excellence and unrivaled success.

PBGH Membership Delivers:

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Quality Care at Lower Cost

Tangible programs and services that increase employee productivity, retention and satisfaction.
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Policy Expertise

Provide a voice and influencing laws to benefit employers, purchasers and consumers.
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Peer-to-Peer Networking

Leading corporations sharing best practices, new solutions and insights into where markets are going.
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Personalized Consulting

Access to expertise, tools and resources that help you work smarter and save your organization money.

Featured

Strengthening Primary Care: A Pilot with Four Large Purchasers

Together with the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA), PBGH  brought together four large health care purchasers in California to pilot this set of performance measures that emphasize patient experience and outcomes.

Read More about Strengthening Primary Care: A Pilot with Four Large Purchasers

Supporting Non-Hospital Birthing Options: Employer Strategies to Improve Quality

Faced with unacceptable results, employers are looking for pathways to improve maternal health care quality, affordability and the overall patient experience.

6 Things Every Employer Should Know About Their Pharmacy Benefit Manager

An industrywide lack of transparency, coupled with complex and often-confusing policies and contract terms, has opened the door to PBM profiteering.

Advice from a Purchaser Who Took on Health Care’s Status Quo and Won

Dig into the data. Read the fine print. Follow the money. That’s Marilyn Bartlett’s advice to employers and purchasers struggling to contain soaring health care costs and looking to gain greater transparency.

PBGH in the News

Hospitals Look to Raise Treatment Costs as Nurses’ Salaries Increase

How an Indiana pharmacist is teaming up with employers to fight the hidden hospital prices that drive up health care costs

The rise of health-related travel benefits

Health care consolidation bill passes Assembly Committee on Health hearing

Events and Training

Substance Use Disorder Vendor Showcase

The Substance Use Disorder Vendor Showcase is an opportunity to interact with other employers and carefully curated SUD vendors.

Primary Care Payment Reform Implementation Summit

This Summit will focus on implementing the PBGH Common Purchasing Agreement and other payment reform measures.

Managing Obesity Risk: The Weight Epidemic Can’t Wait

Join PBGH and the Integrated Benefits Institute for a webinar series on obesity and weight management.

CQC Webinar – Behavioral Health Integration: Telehealth Promising Practices

Hear on-the-ground lessons around behavioral health integration, and understand opportunities around effective virtual care.

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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.