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.

Updates on Current Federal Telehealth Legislation

08/10/2020

By Maddie Mason, Senior Policy Associate  Access to telehealth, which the National Institutes of Health (NIH) defines as the exchange of medical information from one site to

National Health Council and National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions Working to Improve Value Assessment

08/06/2020

By Deasia Lamar, Communications Intern  The National Health Council (NHC) was recently awarded a grant from The Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI) for an exciting new project, in collaboration with the National Alliance

Join Us in Raising Awareness for These Causes in August

08/03/2020

By Deasia Lamar, Communications Intern  Patient advocacy groups continue to work tirelessly to educate, promote, advocate, and raise awareness and funding for their causes. During this difficult time

Membership Spotlight: The Everylife Foundation for Rare Diseases

07/30/2020

By: Theo Smith, Associate, Marketing & Communications   An estimated one in 10 Americans suffer from a rare disease, making it a public health crisis. On average, rare disease

Membership Spotlight: Association of Black Cardiologists

07/27/2020

By Theo Smith, Associate, Marketing & Communications   Cardiovascular disease, also called heart disease, involves numerous heart and blood vessel related problems called atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis is

Overview of Final Patient-Focused Drug Development (PFDD) Guidance 1

07/23/2020

By: Maddie Mason, Senior Associate, Policy On June 16, 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the Final Patient-Focused Drug Development (PFDD) Guidance 1

Patient-Focused Medical Product Development: Real-World Case Examples

07/20/2020

Patient-Focused Medical Product Development: Real-World Case Examples August’s webinar, “Real-World Case Examples” highlights real-life, patient-focused drug development examples from medical product companies. Speakers: Trisha Devlin,

IVI Announces Grant to National Health Council, National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions to Improve Value Assessment

07/20/2020

Goal: Identify areas of consensus to ultimately make the value assessment process useful to those who receive and pay for care ALEXANDRIA, VA –  The

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Proposed Rule on Value-Based Purchasing Arrangement

07/20/2020

The National Health Council (NHC) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed rule to facilitate the adoption