PBGH in the News


December 23, 2020

Leapfrog Group Never Events Report

A Never Event is a medical error that should never happen, but they still do.  The Leapfrog Group asks hospitals to take […]

December 23, 2020

PBGH Pushes for Lower Health Care Costs

Elizabeth Mitchell sent a letter to the Senate HELP Committee on Tuesday, following her influential testimony at the Committee’s hearing on June 18.  She […]

December 23, 2020

Elizabeth Mitchell testified before 6/18 Senate HELP Committee

Read and listen to PBGH President and CEO Elizabeth Mitchell’s testimony before the U.S. Senate HELP Committee on June 18th and hear […]

December 23, 2020

Senators Agree Surprise Medical Bills Must Go. But How?

PBGH President & CEO Elizabeth Mitchell is quoted in this Kaiser Health News article on surprise medical billing.

December 23, 2020

Industry still determining what services are worth doing

Lauren Vela is quoted in Modern Healthcare about low-value care. Please thank your Cigna (and now Aetna) plans for taking a stand against […]

December 23, 2020

Policy Options to Help Employers Improve PBM Contracting Efficiency

PBGH’s partners on the waste free formulary part II project (Johns Hopkins University) penned this excellent article about PBM contracting. The Lower […]

December 23, 2020

Mental Health is Bigger than Mental Health, PBGH & IBI Regional Forum

The Pacific Business Group on Health and The Integrated Benefits Institute held a daylong symposium on high-value innovations by large […]

December 23, 2020

Energy and Commerce Committee‘s Draft Legislation Will Provide Critical Protection for Consumers from Surprise Medical Bills

Members of PBGH join other employers and healthcare purchasers to stop the unfair and harmful surprise billing that takes place […]

December 23, 2020

Study: Employers Pay 240% More than Medicare for Hospital Care

In this new Forbes article PBGH’s CEO, Elizabeth Mitchell, comments on a newly released study illustrating wide variance between Medicare rates and what self-insured […]

December 23, 2020

Walmart, Other Employers Get Choosier About Workers’ Doctors

PBGH Members Walmart, Lowe’s and McKesson are featured in this Wall Street Journal article which highlights the success of PBGH’s Employer’s Centers of […]