December 22, 2022

Top 5 Blogs of 2022

2022 was a year of action for PBGH and our members, as we pushed for inclusive drug price reforms, launched an advanced primary care pilot program and continued to look for opportunities where employers and purchasers can drive change in the broken U.S. health care system.

The PBGH Innovate Blog features articles written by PBGH and other experts about PBMs and drug-price reform, health care market consolidation and the high prices it brings, efforts to lower health care costs, expanding access to advanced primary care and more. Here, the top five blogs of 2022.

  1. 6 Things Every Employer Should Know About Their Pharmacy Benefit Manager
    An industrywide lack of transparency, coupled with complex and often-confusing policies and contract terms, has opened the door to PBM profiteering. This blog features six things employers should keep in mind when evaluating the drug supply chain and PBMs.
  2. Looking Toward the Horizon: Top 7 Health Care Trends for Employers in 2022
    This blog showcased the top seven trends for large health care purchasers to watch in 2022 from health care futurist Ian Morrison.
  3. Historic Drug Legislation Passed: What It Means for Employers and American Workers
    The landmark drug pricing reforms passed by Congress and signed into law by President Biden on August 16 will provide needed relief from the burden of prescription medication costs for many Americans. This blog looks at what the law will and won’t do.
  4. Strengthening Primary Care: A Pilot with Four Large Purchasers
    Extensive research and pilot programs have shown that easily accessible, person-centered and team-based primary care that integrates behavioral health and other supports can significantly improve patient outcomes and experience. This blog discusses a pilot with four large purchasers to scale ‘advanced primary care.’
  5. 5 Policies to Create a Fair Health Care Market
    U.S. health care spending is expected to reach almost $6.8 trillion by 2030, up from $4 trillion. Policy solutions are needed to create a fair health care market. This blog lists five policy areas employers want to see implemented to combat rising health care costs.