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.

Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Proposal to Amend Safe Harbor Regulation


The National Health Council (NHC) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) proposal to amend the safe harbor

Member Spotlight: American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


By: Kelly Garrity, Senior Director, Membership Services and Development The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) is the national medical specialty society for

Raising Awareness of these Causes in April


By: Hannah Barnett, Communications Intern Patient advocacy organizations work tirelessly to educate, promote, advocate, and raise awareness and funding for their causes. Awareness months give

Protecting Pre-Existing Conditions and Making Health Care More Affordable Act of 2019


The following statement is from NHC’s Chief Executive Officer, Marc Boutin, JD: In light of the administration’s position on the Texas v. Azar case to

WSJ: Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Total 11.4 Million for This Year


Today, The Wall Street Journal reported the final numbers for enrollment in health insurance plans through the Affordable Care Act marketplace, also known as Obamacare.

Measuring What Matters: Developing a Patient-Centered Engagement Rubric for Quality Measurement


By: Matt Pickering, Senior Director, Research & Quality Strategies, Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA), and Mel Nelson, Director, Research & Academic Affairs, PQA Health care quality

Watch: NHC CEO Boutin Testified Before House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Drug Pricing


National Health Council Chief Executive Officer Marc Boutin, JD, testified at a House Committee on Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing on “Lowering the Cost

Successful COAs: It all starts with the “concept of interest” and “context of use”


By Rosie Love, MPH, PhD Candidate at the University of Maryland, Baltimore On February 20, I presented the fourth webinar in the National Health Council’s

What Do We Mean by Validation of a Measure?


What Do We Mean by Validation of a Measure? This webinar featured Eleanor Perfetto, PhD, MS, Executive Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, at the National Health