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.

NHC Comment Letter: Enhancing the Diversity of Clinical Trial Populations—Eligibility Criteria, Enrollment Practices, and Trial Designs—Guidance for Industry

By Maddie Mason, Associate, Policy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released draft guidance for industry titled “Enhancing the Diversity of Clinical Trial Populations

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NHC Comments on FDA’s Draft Guidance on Enhancing the Diversity of Clinical Trial Populations

The National Health Council (NHC) appreciates the opportunity to provide comments on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) draft guidance on Enhancing the Diversity of

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Core Outcome Sets – What are They?

By Aimee Lee Russell, Associate, Programs On Monday, July 15, Donna Messner, PhD, CEO and President of the Center for Medical Technology Policy (CMTP) introduced core

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NHC 2019 Science of Patient Engagement Symposium Highlights Using Data Science, Technology, and Patient Engagement to Personalize Health Care

By Silke Schoch, Senior Associate, Programs On October 28 and 29, the National Health Council (NHC) held its third annual Science of Patient Engagement Symposium

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Join Us in Raising Awareness for These Causes in August

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 Matters Most for Treatment Decisions in Hepatitis C: Effectiveness, Costs, and Altruism

The following is an excerpt from a study co-authored by Eleanor M. Perfetto, PhD, MS, National Health Council’s Executive Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, published on

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Getting to Know: Eric Gascho, Vice President, Policy and Government Affairs

Following is a Q&A to get to know Eric Gascho, Vice President, Policy and Government Affairs, who has been with the NHC since 2009. Putting

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Medicare Advantage and Part D Rule: A win for patients, but out-of-pocket costs must be capped

The following is an excerpt from an op-ed by National Health Council Chief Executive Officer Marc Boutin, published on July 25, 2019 in The Hill.

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Patients need a health system that helps them make informed decisions

The following is an excerpt from an op-ed by National Health Council Chief Executive Officer Marc Boutin and FasterCures Executive Director Tanisha Carino, published on

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