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Direct Contracting

As health costs continue to rise much faster than the overall cost of living, health care purchasers seek new options to deliver affordable, quality health programs. Increasingly, innovative organizations are disrupting how they pay for care by contracting directly with leading health systems that deliver demonstrated high-quality, high-value care.

PBGH’s team of measurement, contracting and industry experts have helped to guide several of our large employer members in the design, development and ongoing management of among the country’s most successful direct contracting initiatives.




Accountable Care Organizations

PBGH guides health care purchasers on how to select, implement and utilize an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) program through its comprehensive ACO Toolkit.

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Centers of Excellence

PBGH helps employers develop centers of excellence nationwide to provide employees access to demonstrated high-quality care that reduces variation in quality and cost.

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