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 continued to push for an end to surprise billing (including air ambulances), a reasonable benchmark for physician payments, reductions in drug costs, prohibitions on anti-competitive provider contracting terms, increased transparency (including for PBMs), and improvements in maternal and child health. The bill is under active consideration by the Committee, and a final version will be made public soon.