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.

Dialogue on Patient-Centered Value Assessment: Overcoming Barriers to Amplify the Patient Voice

08/03/2018

On July 31, the National Health Council (NHC) hosted an invitational dialogue on Patient-Centered Value Assessment. We gathered a group of patient advocates and experts

Trump Administration Releases Final Short-Term Plan Rule

08/01/2018

Today, the Trump Administration announced the final rule that allows the purchase of short-term health plans with incomplete coverage compared to insurance plans under the

The Final Short-Term Plan Rule

08/01/2018

The following statement is from NHC’s Chief Executive Officer, Marc Boutin, JD: The final short-term insurance plan rule is incredibly disappointing – especially in light

Welcome to the New NHC Blog: Putting Patients First

07/27/2018

Welcome to the National Health Council Blog, Putting Patients First, where we’ll discuss trends, innovations, efforts, and challenges in patient-centered health care. Here we will

Tracking the Ways the Trump Administration has Decreased the Impact of Obamacare

07/19/2018

Earlier this month, The New York Times began tracking ways the Trump Administration has been decreasing the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The

FDA Commissioner Gottlieb to Keynote NHC’s 2018 Chief Medical/Scientific Officers Conference

07/19/2018

We’re hosting our annual Chief Medical/Scientific Officers Conference on October 15-16 in Washington, DC. The theme this year is “Sharing Patient-Centered Outcomes Data: Building A

NHC Comments on the Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Costs

07/16/2018

The NHC appreciates the Administration’s goals to improve competition, promote better negotiation, lower list prices, and reduce out-of-pocket costs. We are committed to working with

IRS Policy on High-Deductible Health Plans Impacting Americans with Chronic Conditions

07/03/2018

IRS Policy on High-Deductible Health Plans Impacting Americans with Chronic Conditions The NHC hosted a webinar on June 26, 2018 with top value-based insurance-design expert Dr. A.

Morning Consult OP-ED: FDA’s Acknowledgement of the Importance of Patient Engagement Welcomed

07/02/2018

The National Health Council and the entire patient community embrace the Food and Drug Administration’s forward-thinking efforts to engage patients early and often to make