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

California Providers and Health Plans Sign Agreement to Expand Investment and Increase Access to Advanced Primary Care

As part of a new multi-stakeholder initiative, six health care organizations serving California have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to increase investment in and access to ‘advanced primary care.’

Read More about California Providers and Health Plans Sign Agreement to Expand Investment and Increase Access to Advanced Primary Care

Study Finds Person-Centered Care Improves with Level of Provider Financial Risk

Medicare Advantage providers, particularly larger organizations, that are paid using full-risk capitation models outperform their lower risk counterparts when it comes to delivering person-centered care, a new study shows. 

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.

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.

PBGH in the News

Senate Drug Price Bill is Limited to Medicare. Here’s What It Means for Those with Private Insurance

Amazon and other industry outsiders are betting they can transform healthcare. But an initiative by California health insurers may have a better chance.

Health Insurance Prices for Care Are Now out There, but Finding Them is an Ordeal

Major Payers Including Aetna, UHC Sign on to California Primary Care Initiative

Events and Training

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.

CQC Webinar – Advanced Primary Care: Piloting Practice Level Measurement

A webinar describing the next step in California’s journey to scale high quality, efficient and patient-centered primary care, also known as Advanced Primary Care (APC).

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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.