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.

Introducing the NHC’s Rubric to Capture the Patient Voice

07/11/2019

Introducing the NHC’s Rubric to Capture the Patient Voice This webinar was hosted in tandem with the release of our new tool: The National Health

The National Health Council Announces the Release of a Rubric to Capture the Patient Voice

07/11/2019

By Silke Schoch, Senior Associate, Programs Over the past few decades a cultural shift has been occurring in the health care ecosystem. There is finally

NHC’s Support of a Cap on Out-of-Pocket Costs for Medicare Part D

07/10/2019

Dear Chairman Grassley and Ranking Member Wyden: As the Senate Finance Committee is crafting legislation related to prescription drug and other health care costs, the

Update: Lowering Health Care Costs Act of 2019

07/08/2019

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) advanced bipartisan legislation to lower health care costs with a 20-3 vote on June 26,

NHC Standards of Excellence: Board and Governance Best Practices

07/05/2019

In our last post we reviewed the ten minimum Standards of Excellence (Standards) that NHC voluntary health agencies (VHAs), also known as patient advocacy organizations,

Join Us in Raising Awareness for These Causes in July

07/01/2019

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 the difference between health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and patient-reported outcomes?

06/27/2019

What is the difference between health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and patient-reported outcomes? By Aimee Lee Russell, Associate, Programs On June 10, Laurie Burke, MPH,

The National Health Council Rubric to Capture the Patient Voice: A Guide to Incorporating the Patient Voice into the Health Ecosystem

06/26/2019

The National Health Council Rubric to Capture the Patient Voice: A Guide to Incorporating the Patient Voice into the Health Ecosystem The purpose of the

Getting to Know: Jennifer Schleman, Senior Director, Marketing, Communications, and Public Relations

06/24/2019

Getting to Know: Jennifer Schleman, Senior Director, Marketing, Communications, and Public Relations Following is a Q&A to get to know Jennifer Schleman, MPS, APR, Senior