The U.S. health care system continues to fall short despite some signs of progress in recent years. Unrelenting annual increases in health care costs are a major problem for employers, hurting their ability to grow and compete in a global economy.

We are simply not getting enough value from the dollars spent on health care—resulting in significant financial and personal burden on patients. Until sustainable solutions are identified and implemented nationwide, health care reform must be a top priority for policymakers.

PBGH leverages the influence of its employer members, who provide coverage to more than 10 million Americans, to shape public policies that improve health care quality, reduce costs, and generate value across the health care system.