The National Health Council (NHC) recognizes the international nature of health care advocacy, even for patient groups that operate primarily in the United States. The NHC International Patient Forum: How the U.S. Patient Community Can Be Informed, Involved, and Influential in International Dialogues and Discussions, offers NHC patient group and nonprofit members the opportunity to share information and strategic thinking on international patient issues. The meeting is designed to set the stage for a broader discussion and prioritize international issues important to the patient community and determine next steps.
Fall is pumpkin spice and vaccine season! By: Bhriana Onuoha, Senior Coordinator, Communications The fall season is in full swing. Leaves are changing colors, the smell of pumpkin spice is […]
Promotores de salud/Community Health Workers: A vital workforce to championing positive health in the Hispanic/Latino/a/x community
Promotores de salud/Community Health Workers: A vital workforce to championing positive health in the Hispanic/Latino/a/x community By: Omar A. Escontrías, DrPH, MPH, Senior Vice President, Equity, Research and Programs “They […]
NHC Weight Management and Health Webinar Event Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET Event Location: Virtual The National Health Council invites you to join us for a webinar on weight […]
The National Health Council (NHC) invites you to register for a Briefing regarding the Pharmacy sector. Join fellow NHC advocates to hear from leaders in the sector including the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy. This virtual session is intended to inform and engage patient groups and partners in understanding trends, priorities, challenges, and opportunities facing pharmacists and the pharmacy field at large.
High Hanging Fruit: Integrating Nutritional Health, Policy, and Education in Patient-Centered Care 09/22/2023 High Hanging Fruit: Integrating Nutritional Health, Policy, and Education in Patient-Centered Care (PDF) Executive Summary Dietary behavior […]
Fall Federal-State Roundtable Recap By: Allen Pinn, Coordinator, Policy The National Health Council (NHC) held its second Federal-State Policy Roundtable on September 19, 2023. The Roundtable gathered over 60 federal […]
NHC Comments on Maximum Monthly Cap on Cost-Sharing Payments (PDF) September 20, 2023 The Honorable Chiquita Brooks-LaSure Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services […]
Four Pillars for Oxygen Reform By: Kate Gates, Vice President of Advocacy and Programs, Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, and Laurie Chandler, Vice Chair and Treasurer, Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Board of Directors […]
World Oxygen Day: Coming October 2 to Lungs Near You! By: Michael W. Hess, MPH, RRT, RPFT, Senior Director of Public Outreach and Education, COPD Foundation Supplemental oxygen therapy has […]