National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions
The National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions’ 2019 Leadership Summits offer employers a unique platform to learn from the nation’s leading experts and stakeholders. Attendees network with peers and industry leaders, while taking a deep dive on key issues including health and well-being, payment and delivery reform, and managing pharmacy benefits.
Congressional efforts to end surprise medical billing have a real possibility of succeeding, but recent discussions around transparency have a lot more challenges, said Lauren Vela, senior director of the Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH).
Bringing together different stakeholders in healthcare to share the challenges they see and their own understanding of how to fix the problem can help make impossible things happen and bring change to the healthcare system, said Elizabeth Mitchell, president and chief executive officer, Pacific Business Group on Health.
Treating illnesses is important, but it would be a mistake to think that is the full extent of health. Panelists during the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions’ 2019 Leadership Summits, held June 24-26 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, discussed the impact of social determinants and past trauma on health and how employers can ensure they are addressing these issues to improve health and outcomes.