FORA.tv Speaker - Bill Kramer

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Biography

Bill Kramer is Executive Director for National Health Policy at the Pacific Business Group on Health. In this role he leads PBGH's work at the federal and state level to advance policy in ways that improve health care quality and reduce costs. Bill also serves as Project Director for the Consumer-Purchaser Disclosure Project, a collaborative led by PBGH and the National Partnership for Women & Families to improve the quality and affordability of health care. Bill serves on the National Priorities Partnership, the Measure Applications Partnership Coordinating Committee, and the AQA Alliance Steering Group. Immediately prior to taking his position at PBGH, Bill led his own consulting practice in which he provided policy analysis, strategic guidance and technical assistance on health reform issues in Oregon and at the national level. He also provided consulting services in the areas of finance and business strategy to health systems and insurers. Prior to developing his consulting practice, Bill was a senior executive with Kaiser Permanente for over 20 years--most recently as Chief Financial Officer for Kaiser Permanente's Northwest Region. Bill also served as general manager for Kaiser Permanente's operations in Connecticut; earlier in his career, he managed marketing, human resources, and medical economics functions. Prior to his career at Kaiser, he was Chief of Budget and Program Analysis Services for the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. Bill has an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BA from Harvard.

2 Programs

Obamacare and Its Impact on California's Health

07.18.12 | 01:04:29 min | 0 comments

How Will Obamacare Affect California's Employers?

07.18.12 | 00:02:27 min | 0 comments