Wide Range of resources on complex issues

We offer a wide range of resources on complex issues that impact all people with chronic conditions. Resources include member-specific services, frequent meetings and events, publications, and comments on rules and legislation.

Gottlieb Discusses Importance of Patient Engagement at NHC’s Dialogue on FDA Guidance


Today, FDA Commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, MD, spoke at our event, a dialogue on FDA’s first draft guidance on patient-focused drug development. Meeting participants engaged and

The NHC Seeks Your Input


The National Health Council (NHC) is exploring how we communicate our work to members and to external audiences. For nearly 100 years, the NHC has

Dialogue on Patient-Centered Value Assessment: Overcoming Barriers to Amplify the Patient Voice


On July 31, the National Health Council (NHC) hosted an invitational dialogue on Patient-Centered Value Assessment. We gathered a group of patient advocates and experts

Trump Administration Releases Final Short-Term Plan Rule


Today, the Trump Administration announced the final rule that allows the purchase of short-term health plans with incomplete coverage compared to insurance plans under the

The Final Short-Term Plan Rule


The following statement is from NHC’s Chief Executive Officer, Marc Boutin, JD: The final short-term insurance plan rule is incredibly disappointing – especially in light

Welcome to the New NHC Blog: Putting Patients First


Welcome to the National Health Council Blog, Putting Patients First, where we’ll discuss trends, innovations, efforts, and challenges in patient-centered health care. Here we will

Tracking the Ways the Trump Administration has Decreased the Impact of Obamacare


Earlier this month, The New York Times began tracking ways the Trump Administration has been decreasing the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The

FDA Commissioner Gottlieb to Keynote NHC’s 2018 Chief Medical/Scientific Officers Conference


We’re hosting our annual Chief Medical/Scientific Officers Conference on October 15-16 in Washington, DC. The theme this year is “Sharing Patient-Centered Outcomes Data: Building A

Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Costs


The NHC appreciates the Administration’s goals to improve competition, promote better negotiation, lower list prices, and reduce out-of-pocket costs. We are committed to working with