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.

Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Request for Information on Lowering Health Care Costs


The National Health Council (NHC) appreciates the opportunity to submit comments in response to the request for information (RFI) from the Committee on Health, Education,

Washington Representatives Retreat Helps Set NHC’s 2020 Policy Priorities


By Maddie Mason, Associate, Policy The National Health Council’s (NHC) annual 2019 Washington Representatives Retreat (WRR) took place last week in Annapolis, MD. This conference

NHC CEO Boutin Testifies Before House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Drug Pricing


National Health Council Chief Executive Officer Marc Boutin, JD, will testify at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13 at a House Committee on Energy &

NPC Webinar: Let’s Get Real: How Will the FDA Framework for Real-World Evidence Impact You?


NPC Webinar: Let’s Get Real: How Will the FDA Framework for Real-World Evidence Impact You? How is real-world evidence (RWE) really being used, and how

Member Spotlight: Can Do Multiple Sclerosis


By: Kelly Garrity, Senior Director, Membership Services and Development Can Do Multiple Sclerosis (MS) helps families living with MS to thrive by focusing on what

Celebrate These Causes With Us in March


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

NHC’s New Initiative on Clinical Outcome Assessments


By: Dr. Elisabeth Oehrlein, Senior Director, Research and Programs In fall 2018, the NHC launched a new educational initiative on clinical outcome assessment (COAs). The

NHC VP of Policy and Gov. Affairs Joins Panel at HIMMS19


Eric Gascho, the NHC’s Vice President of Policy and Governmental Affairs, joined other health care leaders on a panel at HIMMS2019 to discuss private sector

NHC Releases Glossary of Patient Engagement Terms


This week, we published a glossary of terms related to patient engagement. The definitions of these terms, which includes Family Caregiver, Meaningful Engagement, and Patient-Focused Drug Development, stem