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.

Glossary of Patient Engagement Terms


The definitions of these terms, which includes Family Caregiver, Meaningful Engagement, and Patient-Focused Drug Development, stem largely from our patient engagement work, including our ‘Patient-Focused

Member Spotlight: Axovant Gene Therapies


By: Kelly Garrity, Senior Director, Membership Services and Development New NHC member Axovant operates with a sense of urgency to develop and deliver innovative gene

Congress’ and HHS’ Health Care Policy Priorities: Lowering Drug Costs


By: Eric Gascho, Vice President of Policy and Government Affairs Both the Senate Finance Committee and the House Committee on Oversight and Reform focused their

NHC Comments on Framework for a Real-World Evidence Program; Availability


The National Health Council (NHC) is pleased to provide comments on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) solicitation for feedback on FDA’s framework for a

NHC Members Celebrate American Heart Month


In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson recognized February as the nation’s first official American Heart Month (AHM). Since his proclamation, all succeeding presidents are annually

The Proposed Rule on Drug Rebates


The following statement is from NHC’s Chief Executive Officer, Marc Boutin, JD: Today’s announcement by Secretary Azar and Inspector General Levinson appears to be a

Kaiser Health News: Ads For Short-Term Plans Lacking ACA Protections Swamped Consumers’ Online Searches


Below is an excerpt from a Kaiser Heath News article published today. Read the full article. Consumers shopping for insurance online last fall — using

Recent NHC Comments Submitted to FDA & CMS


By Eric Gascho, NHC Vice President of Policy and Government Affairs The National Health Council frequently submits letters and comments on the administration’s rules and

Flu Season Update: More Than Half of the US Population Remains Unvaccinated


By: Hannah Barnett, NHC Communications Intern For the first time ever, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting nearly real-time data from