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.

2019 Washington Representatives Retreat


2019 Washington Representatives Retreat Each year, the National Health Council (NHC) hosts the Washington Representatives Retreat, a two-day event to gather staff from NHC member organizations

Join Us in Raising Awareness for These Causes in November


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

What is Open Enrollment?


By Eric Gascho, Vice President, Policy & Government Affairs Open Enrollment is the period when individuals who do not have employer-sponsored insurance can purchase a

Member Spotlight: The American Lung Association


By Katherine Scott, Senior Manager, Member Services & Certifications In 1904, tuberculosis was the most feared disease in the world, affecting all segments of the

Our Science of Patient Engagement Symposium is Next Week


We are looking forward to our annual Science of Patient Engagement Symposium next Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 28-29 in Washington, DC. At this meeting, participants will

Updated: Smoothing the Out Of Pocket Cap


By Maddie Mason, Associate, Policy The Medicare Prescription drug benefit, or Part D, is an optional program from the Federal Government that helps older adults

PCORI Reauthorization Bill Released


by Jennifer Dexter, Director, Policy On Friday, Oct. 18, Senators Cassidy (R-LA), Capito (R-WV), Warner (D-VA) and Van Hollen (D-MD) released a draft of their

2020 Proposed Changes to Institute for Clinical and Economic Review’s (ICER) Framework


The National Health Council (NHC) is pleased to provide comments on the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review’s (ICER) solicitation for comments on the proposed

COAs – Build New or Adapt Old?


CLINICAL OUTCOME ASSESSMENTS: BUILD NEW OR ADAPT OLD? By Aimee Lee Russell, Associate, Programs On Thursday, October 10, Stacie Hudgens, MA, Chief Executive Officer &