PBGH and TCPA will contract directly with centers of excellence for select procedures; physician practices and physician-governed organizations will also be engaged to manage chronic disease, a primary driver of health care costs for employers, more effectively.
President Biden reaffirm his commitment to support legislation to meaningfully bring down the price of prescription drugs in the United States in his speech to a Joint Session of Congress on April 28.
Most business leaders favor increased anti-trust enforcement, prohibitions on anti-competitive practices, capping drug and hospital prices in non-competitive markets; a public option and lower medicare eligibility age seen as viable options.
The EmployersRx agenda aligns with the Biden administration’s objectives of reducing care costs and strengthening access while addressing the widespread health system vulnerabilities exposed by the pandemic.
Consumers First’s 2021 administrative agenda calls on President Biden to address health care’s inefficiencies, inequities and market failures.
Comptroller General of the United States and head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), today announced the appointment of six members, including PBGH’s Emma Hoo, to the newly created State All Payer Claims Databases Advisory Committee (SAPCDAC).
Participating organizations serve over 750,000 patients across California’s Central Valley and Inland Empire, where patients with diabetes and asthma have poorer clinical outcomes compared to the rest of the state.
PBGH CEO, Elizabeth Mitchell, testifies on telehealth and its rapid adoption during the pandemic to the House Committee on Energy & Commerce, Subcommittee on Health.
PBGH offers its strong support for the nomination of Xavier Becerra for Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.
PBGH joined 25 other organizations representing many of the nation’s leading private and public sector employers, to offer recommendations for forthcoming legislation to mitigate the COVID-pandemic and restore our economy.