PBGH in the News


December 23, 2020

Elizabeth Mitchell, Shaking Up the Status Quo in Health Care

Read Elizabeth Mitchell’s conversation with Arnold Ventures in which she talks about PBGH’s work to improve access and affordability, stakeholder reactions to […]

December 23, 2020

Stimulus package sets up clash over payment for COVID-19 tests

PBGH’s Shawn Gremminger spoke to Rachel Cohrs about COVID-19 testing reimbursement and the potential for surprise bills in this article in modernhealthcare.com.

December 23, 2020

PBGH Policy Statement on COVID-19 Legislation

PBGH is closely monitoring the federal legislative response to COVID-19 on behalf of our members. This policy statement outlines PBGH’s priorities and positions, which are focused on steps that will improve the quality and affordability of the U.S. health care system – the core elements of PBGH’s mission.

December 23, 2020

High-deductible plans may waive cost-sharing for coronavirus tests

PBGH’s Lauren Vela was interviewed for this article in Modern Healthcare.

December 23, 2020

Healthline: 1 in 5 Medical Procedures May Lead to Surprise Hospital Bills — Even If You’re Insured

PBGH’s Bill Kramer is featured in this Healthline article on surprise billing.

December 23, 2020

PBGH Sends Letters to Congressional Members on Surprise Medical Billing Proposals

Read the letters distributed by the Pacific Business Group on Health to the members and staff of the House Education & […]

December 23, 2020

PBGH Issues Statement on Ways & Means Proposal to Address Surprise Medical Billing

Read the statement issued by PBGH CEO Elizabeth Mitchell on the recently unveiled legislative text of the Consumer Protections Against Surprise Medical […]

December 23, 2020

PBGH Responds to AHA’s Statement on the Sutter Health Settlement

The Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH) is deeply troubled by the misleading statement put out by the American Hospital Association (AHA)   in regard to settlement between Sutter Health System and the Attorney General of California.

December 23, 2020

PBGH CEO featured in Modern Healthcare’s article on Sutter settlement

Elizabeth Mitchell was interviewed for Modern Health’s piece on Sutter’s $575 million antitrust settlement. Read the article here.

December 23, 2020

Leapfrog Announces 2019 Top Hospital Award for California Hospitals

The Leapfrog Group and Pacific Business Group on Health announced today sixteen hospitals have been named to its 2019 national list […]