6/27/18 PBGH along with 18 other consumer and purchaser organizations weighed in on CMS's hospital proposed rule, through the Consumer-Purchaser Alliance, to strongly express our dismay at the proposals to roll-back quality measurement requirements for hospitals. Read the summary of CMS's proposals and our commentary.
05/16/18 PBGH, AEI and the USC-Brookings-Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy came together with leading purchasers, providers and policy experts to discuss what it will take to fix U.S. health care. Click here for the event summary and video from this important event.
5/02/17 PBGH and The ERISA Industry Committee announced the DRIVE Health Initiative, a campaign to accelerate economic growth by controlling health costs and improving quality through the rapid adoption of value-based health care. DRIVE stands for "Deliver Results, Innovation and Value for Everyone." For details, read the press release and visit the DRIVE Initiative website.
3/20/17 The Purchaser Value Network has awarded a second round of matching grants up to $50,000 to non-profit regional business coalitions implementing innovative practices in value-based purchasing and healthcare payment reform. For additional details, please see this document: PVN Second Round of Challenge Grants Announced
2/6/17 The Purchaser Value Network has awarded initial matching grants up to $50,000 to non-profit regional business coalitions implementing innovative practices in value-based purchasing and healthcare payment reform. For additional details, please see this document: PVN Challenge Grants Announced
1/13/17 PBGH, America Enterprise Institute, and the Brookings Institution partnered to host a forum on health care policy with several large healthcare purchasers and experts in health care policy. The panelists sparked insightful discussion and subsequent questions on the future of health care, the importance of bipartisanship in reforming health policy, various solutions to drive down costs, and the importance of focusing on providing value and quality care to patients.
Event Summary: Fixing Health Care: Practical Lessons from Business Leaders
Full Livestream Video
Policy In Brief: Alternative Payment Models for Providers
Policy in Brief: Improving Value in the Healthcare System through Consumerism and Transparency
Policy in Brief: Improving Care for High-Need, High-Cost Patients
9/14/16 Driving Improvements in Primary Care Payments. Dr. Rishi Manchanda of The Wonderful Company is featured in this HCP LAN article
8/26/16 PBGH Pushes Value-Based Purchasing Initiative. David Lansky is interviewed in this Employee Benefit Adviser piece.
8/22/16 Cut Healthcare Spending or Face the Public Option. David Lansky explores healthcare spending growth in HealthLeaders Media.
8/10/16: How to Educate Employers on Value-Based Care Reimbursement. David Lansky discusses the PVN in this HealthPayers Intelligence article.
8/2/16: A new MediStrategy podcast episode released today features David Lansky, PBGH CEO and PVN Lead, speaking about PVN, value-based purchasing, and the important role that employers / purchasers play in pushing for a value-based healthcare payment and delivery system. Hosted by Kip Piper, a national expert on health reform, MediStrategy offers lively, informative interviews with healthcare leaders on hot business and policy issues related to ACA, Medicare and Medicaid.
Check out the podcast episode here: https://soundcloud.com/medistrategy/medistrategy-with-kip-piper-ep-07-david-lansky-phd-value-based-health-care-purchasing