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.

Elevating and Improving Patient-Focused Drug Development


By Jason Harris, NHC Associate Director, Policy and Programs The driving force behind all of our work at the National Health Council (NHC) is meaningfully

NHC Communications Affinity Group: Networking, Sharing Ideas, Addressing Challenges


By Jennifer Schleman, NHC Senior Director, Marketing, Communications & Public Relations Made up of the senior public relations and communications professionals from the National Health

Nearly 90 Patient Advocacy Organizations Sign Letter to Secretary Azar on the Administration’s Step Therapy Policy


By: Eric Gascho, NHC Vice President, Policy and Government Affairs Millions of Americans with chronic diseases and disabilities rely on drug therapies to treat their

Letter to Secretary Azar on the Administration’s Step Therapy Policy


In a letter to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, we strongly urge the Administration to accompany the policy

Proposed Changes to Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs


The NHC fully supports the Administration’s efforts to increase transparency of hospital charges and to combat the nation’s opioid crisis through increasing access to alternative

Spotlight: Medical Innovation Action Team


By Katie Soisson, NHC Policy Associate The NHC’s Action Teams are an integral part of the organization’s policy-making process and serve as one of the

The Benefits of NHC Membership


By: Kelly Garrity, NHC Senior Director, Member Services and Development The National Health Council (NHC) brings together diverse stakeholders within the health community and has

A Thousand Little Cuts to the Affordable Care Act


Since last year, Congress and the Administration repeatedly promised to protect health care coverage for Americans with pre-existing conditions. The ACA prohibits insurance companies from

NHC Launches Drug Pricing Blueprint Tracker


Since its release, many of the high-level priorities in the Department of Health and Human Services’ American Patients First drug pricing blueprint have been developed