PBGH Announcements

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September 12, 2022

PBGH Announces Five-Year Plan, Goals to Reduce and Reallocate Health Care Spending in Push for Higher Value Care for its Members

PBGH announced a series of  strategic goals that will guide the organization over the next five years.

September 6, 2022

Two New Directors Elected to the PBGH Board

The Purchaser Business Group on Health (PBGH), a nonprofit coalition committed to reducing health care costs while improving care quality and equity, welcomes two veteran health care executives to its Board of Directors.

August 22, 2022

PBGH Statement on New Surprise Billing Rule

On August 19, the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury released a final rule implementing portions of the No Surprises Act.

August 7, 2022

EmployersRx Statement on Ruling to Exclude Drugs Sold in the Commercial Market from the Inflation Reduction Act

Employers are gravely concerned that changes to the Inflation Reduction Act will result in price increases for working families who get their health insurance through an employer.

August 6, 2022

PBGH Statement on the Parliamentarian’s Decision to Limit Drug Provisions in the Reconciliation Bill to Medicare Only

Review of the drug pricing provisions of the reconciliation package by the parliamentarian today resulted in good news for America’s seniors in that it allows Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices and potentially lower costs for millions of Americans.

July 26, 2022

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.’

June 28, 2022

PBGH Statement on the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Roe v. Wade

Purchaser Business Group on Health is working closely with its members to provide the deep expertise they need to navigate the health, market, policy and legal implications associated with the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on Roe v. Wade.

June 21, 2022

Purchaser Business Group on Health Hires Alan Gilbert, Esq. to Lead Policy Initiatives for America’s Largest Employers

Gilbert will heighten PBGH’s strategic reach and influence as its members face constant challenges and competitive threats, a demanding economic climate and the complexities of health and health care reforms.

April 6, 2022

Elizabeth Mitchell Keynotes MemorialCare Presidents’ Partnership 2022

Health care industry provided their insights and predictions on the impact the pandemic is having on the explosion of virtual health options, changes to employee health benefits, what the future holds for our industry and how to better deliver value in health care.

March 2, 2022

PBGH Statement on President Biden’s Promise to Lower Drug Costs

In his first State of the Union address last night, President Biden called on Congress to pass legislation to lower the cost of prescription drug costs.