December 30, 2020

PBGH CEO discusses the landmark Sutter Health lawsuit on 60 Minutes

CBS News

How a hospital system grew to gain market power and drove up California health care costs
Sutter Health is in the midst of a lawsuit for business practices that drove up health care prices for Californians.

The coronavirus pandemic has unleashed more than a flood of disease in this country. It’s also expected to accelerate a wave of hospital mergers and acquisitions – with big hospitals buying up smaller ones. This consolidation, economists say, is one of the main reasons the cost of health care in this country is going through the roof.