PBGH Announcements

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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.

February 8, 2022

PBGH Joins More Than 90 Organizations to Call on the Senate to Pass Drug Pricing Reforms

PBGH joined more than 90 organizations representing patients, consumers, seniors, unions, small businesses, large employers, physicians and disease advocacy groups to urge the Senate to immediately advance a reconciliation package that includes the reforms to lower prescription drug prices agreed to in the Build Back Better Act.

December 20, 2021

National Employer Group Urges Congress to Continue Pursuing Drug Price Reform

The Purchaser Business Group on Health calls on Congress to continue efforts to rein in drug prices, despite Sunday’s announcement by Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) that he could not support President Biden’s Build Back Better Act, which included provisions to protect the American people from high prescription drug costs.

November 3, 2021

PBGH Statement on New Legislation to Ban Anti-Competitive Practices in Health Care Contracting

The Purchaser Business Group on Health (PBGH) commends Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN) and Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) for introducing the Healthy Competition for Better Care Act.

November 2, 2021

EmployersRx Statement for Drug Cost Provisions in the Build Back Better Act

The Employers’s Prescription for Affordable Drugs (EmployersRx) coalition applauds the work of congressional leaders to reach agreement regarding prescription drug provisions to be included in the Build Back Better Act.