Wide Rande 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.

Lessons Learned from Developing a PRO Measure: The Experience of One Patient Advocacy Group

By Silke Schoch, Senior Associate, Programs On May 14, 2019, Dory Kranz, CEO of the National Alopecia Areata Foundation (NAAF) and National Health Council Board

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Member Spotlight: Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy

By Kelly Garrity, Senior Director, Membership Services and Development The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) helps patients get the medications they need at a

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Gwen Darien: ‘But You Seemed So Healthy,’ My Doctor Said. I Had Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.

The following is an excerpt from a US News and World Report blog by Gwen Darien, executive vice president for patient advocacy at the Patient

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CMS Releases Final Rule on Medicare Advantage and Part D Drug Pricing Rule

By Madison Mason, Policy Associate, National Health Council On May 16, 2019, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized their Medicare Advantage and

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ISPOR Panel with NHC’s Dr. Eleanor Perfetto Includes “Lively Discussion” on QALY

The following is an excerpt from an article in the Journal of Clinical Pathways on a panel Dr. Eleanor Perfetto, Executive Vice President, Strategic Initiatives

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What is the Patient Engagement Fair-Market Value Calculator?

By Silke Schoch, Senior Programs Associate “Fair-market value” (FMV) calculators are tools traditionally used by industry to ensure the compensation rates they are using when

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Methods Principles for Using Patient-Provided Information to Improve Real-World Evidence for Patient-Centered Value Assessment

Methods Principles for Using Patient-Provided Information to Improve Real-World Evidence for Patient-Centered Value Assessment Study Objective To understand how patient-provided information (PPI) – gathered through

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Final Medicare Part D Rule

The following statement is from NHC’s Chief Executive Officer, Marc Boutin, JD: Today, CMS rolled back proposed changes to the Medicare Part D six protected

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The NHC’s 10 Minimum Standards of Excellence

By Kim Williams, Senior Associate, Member Services and Certifications Membership in the National Health Council by voluntary health agencies (VHAs), which are also known as

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