PBGH Announcements

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Lisa Zamosky
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April 30, 2021

PBGH Thanks President Biden for Leadership on Drug Costs

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.

April 30, 2021

Vast Majority of Large Employers Surveyed Say Broader Government Role Will Be Necessary to Control Health Costs and Provide Coverage

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.

April 27, 2021

EmployersRx for Greater Transparency, Competition and Value in Drug Pricing

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. 

April 14, 2021

Consumers First Calls on President Biden to Address Health Care Failures

Consumers First’s 2021 administrative agenda calls on President Biden to address health care’s inefficiencies, inequities and market failures.

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April 6, 2021

PBGH’s Emma Hoo Appointed by GAO to New Advisory Committee

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).

March 25, 2021

PBGH Launches Primary Care Collaborative to Improve Chronic Disease Care in a Virtual Setting

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.

March 2, 2021

PBGH CEO Testifies to Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee on Telehealth

PBGH CEO, Elizabeth Mitchell, testifies on telehealth and its rapid adoption during the pandemic to the House Committee on Energy & Commerce, Subcommittee on Health.

February 24, 2021

PBGH Supports Xavier Becerra’s Nomination for HHS Secretary

PBGH offers its strong support for the nomination of Xavier Becerra for Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.

February 9, 2021

PBGH Offers COVID Bill Recommendations

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.

January 27, 2021


Now Purchaser Business Group on Health, PBGH has changed its name to reflect its national presence and purchaser-only membership.