The Importance of Cancer Screenings & What We’ve Learned During COVID-19

COVID-19 has stressed and stretched employers, employees, and families in unimaginable ways, but cancer doesn’t stop, and neither can we. Please join us in kicking of March’s National Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Awareness Month, with an engaging discussion about the need to improve cancer screenings, as we emerge from the pandemic. Kim Hutton, MD, Chief Medical … Continued

Simple Solutions for Back-breaking Healthcare Costs (with Prizes)

Today’s HR pros know musculoskeletal issues, such as back pain, don’t belong on the back burner. Just last year, large employers cited musculoskeletal conditions as one of the top 5 drivers of employers’ healthcare cost increases. However, many don’t know the huge role tobacco use plays on the prevalence of MSK conditions, further inflating employer … Continued

The Employers’ Prescription for Employee Protection Toolkit: Best Practices for Prescription Drug Benefit Design

The Employers’ Prescription for Employee Protection Toolkit: Best Practices for Prescription Drug Benefit Design (Toolkit) was created by CancerCare, the leading national organization providing free, professional support services, and information to help people manage the emotional, practical, and financial challenges of cancer. Insurance companies and benefits consultants increasingly recommend cost-saving strategies that control patients’ access … Continued

Emergence of the NexGen Maternal Health Advocacy

Join the Highmark Foundation and the Health & Business Institute for the fifth installment of this FREE online educational series to understand the challenges and solutions in eliminating this inequality. A Mother’s Journey:  Turning Tragedy into Life-Saving Advocacy Wanda Irving, Co-Founder/President, Dr. Shalon’s Maternal Action Project Bio Regional & State Efforts to Improve Maternal Health … Continued

Benefit Next: Preparing You Forward

Doubletree Downtown Pittsburgh One Bigelow Sq., Pittsburgh, PA

It is no secret – the pandemic has caused setbacks for many organizations. While it is easy to ponder what we have lost or missed out on, it's time to shift our perspective to: "What have we learned and how will these lessons move us forward?" An employer-members-only event! Join us in person for, "Benefit … Continued

Compensation Disclosure Requirements under the CAA

Did you renew in the dark? Ready to sign an attestation form? Compensation Disclosure Requirements for health insurance brokers and other benefit plan service providers, are effective for contracts issued after December 27, 2021. Are you ready to attest to a government agency that you received yours and the fees are reasonable? What do covered-service … Continued

PBGH Healthcare Executive Leadership Forum

Zoom

We will be joined by a health plan panel consisting of Highmark, United Healthcare, and UPMC Health Plan. Hear directly from the health plan executives on their employer initiatives and strategy to improve employee health. You will have the opportunity to compare leading health plans within our region to determine the right fit to address … Continued

Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania: How to Be Prepared

Join us on May 17th from 12 – 1 pm for a new webinar Medical Marijuana in the Workplace: How to be Prepared! Since the legalization of the use of medical marijuana, many employers were left with more questions than before concerning compliance in the workplace. Finally, six years later, litigation regarding the employment-related aspects … Continued

PBGH Innovations Summit Spring 2022

All PBGH employer-member and broker representatives are invited and encouraged to serve as an extension of our, “Shark Tank-like” judging panel during the May 25-26 “virtual” Innovations Summit. The Summit is designed to spur new ideas and innovation among companies providing healthcare-centric products or services to regional employers. The two-day event will feature eight companies. … Continued

PBGH Innovations Summit Spring 2022

All PBGH employer-member and broker representatives are invited and encouraged to serve as an extension of our, “Shark Tank-like” judging panel during the May 25-26 “virtual” Innovations Summit. The Summit is designed to spur new ideas and innovation among companies providing healthcare-centric products or services to regional employers. The two-day event will feature eight companies. … Continued

The Power of Community in Improving Maternal Health

Join your neighbors, friends, co-workers and local employers on June 16, 2022 at 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. for the final installment of the three-part Health Equity Series hosted by the Pittsburgh Business Group on Health. This series is designed to bring to light racial disparities in maternal health for women and babies of color … Continued