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.

Two Approaches to Medicaid

By Jennifer Dexter, Director, Policy Medicaid is a jointly funded state and federal government health insurance program for an estimated 65.5 million people in the

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2019 Washington Representatives Retreat

2019 Washington Representatives Retreat Each year, the National Health Council (NHC) hosts the Washington Representatives Retreat, a two-day event to gather staff from NHC member organizations

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Join Us in Raising Awareness for These Causes in November

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

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What is Open Enrollment?

By Eric Gascho, Vice President, Policy & Government Affairs Open Enrollment is the period when individuals who do not have employer-sponsored insurance can purchase a

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Member Spotlight: The American Lung Association

By Katherine Scott, Senior Manager, Member Services & Certifications In 1904, tuberculosis was the most feared disease in the world, affecting all segments of the

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Our Science of Patient Engagement Symposium is Next Week

We are looking forward to our annual Science of Patient Engagement Symposium next Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 28-29 in Washington, DC. At this meeting, participants will

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Updated: Smoothing the Out Of Pocket Cap

By Maddie Mason, Associate, Policy The Medicare Prescription drug benefit, or Part D, is an optional program from the Federal Government that helps older adults

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PCORI Reauthorization Bill Released

by Jennifer Dexter, Director, Policy On Friday, Oct. 18, Senators Cassidy (R-LA), Capito (R-WV), Warner (D-VA) and Van Hollen (D-MD) released a draft of their

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NHC Comments on Proposed Changes to ICER’s 2020 Framework

The National Health Council (NHC) is pleased to provide comments on the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review’s (ICER) solicitation for comments on the proposed

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