Pacific Business Group on Health

The Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH) is one of the nation's leading nonprofit business coalitions focused on health care. It leverages the power of its 60 large health care purchaser members, who spend $12 billion annually to provide health care coverage to more than 3 million employees, retirees, and dependents in California alone. PBGH works on many fronts to advance proposals that reduce costs while improving the quality of health care, often in close partnership with health insurance plans, physician groups, consumer organizations, and others concerned about the health care system.

Contact the Pacific Business Group on Health

Pacific Business Group on Health

221 Main Street, Ste. 1500
San Francisco, CA 94105


David Lansky, PhD
Chief Executive Officer


Bill Kramer
Executive Director for National Health Policy


Alana Ketchel
Senior Manager


PBGH in the News

PBGH leaders frequently comment on top health care issues. David Lansky, president and CEO, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance on how to best move forward with rewarding physicians for providing quality care. Lansky called on the government to put us on the right path by developing useful measures, building out the national data infrastructure, and making use of performance information for payment and public reporting.

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More From PBGH

PBGH Policy Brief

This brief from the Pacific Business Group on Health explains the problems created by the lack of price transparency and outlines what can be done to reveal health care prices.

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