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

Better Data Collection Essential to Understanding and Addressing Health Inequities

Addressing health inequities has become a top priority for many employers, purchasers and health care providers. The ability to effectively collect a range of data points about patients and the care they receive is an essential component to creating meaningful change and ensuring populations achieve their full health potential.

Read More about Better Data Collection Essential to Understanding and Addressing Health Inequities

No Surprises Act Facing Continued Pressure from Providers

In the courtroom and in the field, provider interests are continuing their full-court press to undermine elements of the No Surprises Act, federal legislation enacted to shield patients, payers and purchasers from exorbitant and unexpected out-of-network medical bills.

Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company and EmsanaRx Forge Partnership to Make Lower-Cost Medicines Available to Employers

The Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company, PBC (Cost Plus Drugs) and EmsanaRx, PBC, the only pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) built by employers, for employers, today announced a collaboration with the launch of EmsanaRx Plus.

8 Steps to Implementing Advanced Primary Care

Despite these outsized benefits, misaligned financial incentives, chronic under-investment, infrastructure barriers and a lack of integration with other elements of care continue to severely constrain primary care’s impact on the health of American workers and families.

PBGH in the News

Healthcare 2023: The Year of Living Optimistically

More Orthopedic Physicians Sell Out to Private Equity Firms, Raising Alarms About Costs and Quality

2023 Forecast: Employers That Self-insure Face New Responsibilities and Opportunities

Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drugs Partners with EmansaRx

Events and Training

CQC Webinar – CalHIVE Network: Lessons for Achieving High-Quality Virtual Care

Join us for a webinar where we will share the outcomes of the CalHIVE Network, a two-year improvement collaborative to improve care for people with diabetes and asthma by maximizing the use of virtual care tools.

CalHIVE Behavioral Health Integration Improvement Collaborative: Informational Webinar

Join this webinar to learn about our upcoming technical assistance program, the CalHIVE Behavioral Health Integration Improvement Collaborative, and how to participate.

December 2022 PBGH Member Forum with Mark Cuban

Join us on Wednesday, December 7 for PBGH’s Member Forum with Mark Cuban in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Primary Care Payment Reform Implementation Summit

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

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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.