121350779BHCG was founded on the principle that all health care stakeholders need to be held accountable for their role in the health care system.  This includes consumers. Health care consumers are accountable for maintaining a healthy lifestyle, complying with their treatment plans and using health care resources appropriately. To be accountable, they need information on the cost and effectiveness of health care services so they can educate themselves and make informed decisions.

The following internal and external links provide information consumers can use to become educated health care purchasers: