PBGH in the News

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Lisa Zamosky
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December 23, 2020

Employer, physician groups want Calif. insurers to pay primary care $2.5 billion

The Pacific Business Group on Health and the California Medical Association are asking California state legislators to shore up vulnerable […]

December 23, 2020

Large employers push back on U.S. healthcare mergers during coronavirus crisis

The Pacific Business Group on Health, whose members include Boeing, Salesforce, Tesla, and Walmart, said in a letter addressed to congressional leaders this week that it feared that further consolidation in the healthcare industry could lead to higher costs.  

December 23, 2020

Employer groups call on Congress to ensure quality, affordable health care

The Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH), along with several other organizations, sent a letter to congressional leadership on Tuesday outlining recommendations to ensure Americans have access to quality, affordable health care during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. 

December 23, 2020

Why experts still believe in Haven’s mission to change health care, even without Atul Gawande

Elizabeth Mitchell shares her thoughts on the future and potential of Haven

December 23, 2020

How large companies are altering health coverage in response to COVID-19

Large employers in the West have modified their workplace health plans to give greater support to employees impacted by the […]

December 23, 2020

Air Ambulances Win Access to Virus Relief Cash, Line Up for More

Shawn Gremminger, Director of Health policy for the Pacific Business Group on Health, discusses the move to direct federal funds […]

December 23, 2020

Health Insurers Propose Subsidies but Shun Government Coverage

PBGH’s Bill Kramer was interviewed for this Blommberg article about health insurers’ push for more government help in the face of COVID-19.

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December 23, 2020

Employers bear the brunt of the coronavirus reopening

PBGH CEO Elizabeth Mitchell is quoted in this axios.com article about the decisions employers are facing regarding sending workers back to the workplace.

December 23, 2020

Recommended Policies so Employers Can Continue to Meet the Health Care Needs of their Employees

PBGH continues to closely monitor the federal legislative response to COVID-19 on behalf of our members. This statement outlines PBGH’s recommended policies so employers can continue to meet the health care needs of their employees and to deliver on PBGH’s core mission to improve the quality and affordability of the U.S. health care system.

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December 23, 2020

Lobbyists Made Sure This Protection Was Left Out of COVID-19 Bill

In this article published in thedailybeast.com, PBGH’s Shawn Gremminger highlights the need to protect the patient when working towards a policy solution to surprise medical bills.