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.

The Benefits of NHC Membership

09/21/2018

By: Kelly Garrity, NHC Senior Director, Member Services and Development The National Health Council (NHC) brings together diverse stakeholders within the health community and has

A Thousand Little Cuts to the Affordable Care Act

09/19/2018

Since last year, Congress and the Administration repeatedly promised to protect health care coverage for Americans with pre-existing conditions. The ACA prohibits insurance companies from

NHC Launches Drug Pricing Blueprint Tracker

09/14/2018

Since its release, many of the high-level priorities in the Department of Health and Human Services’ American Patients First drug pricing blueprint have been developed

Spotlight: Health Care Reform Action Team

09/12/2018

By Katie Soisson, NHC Policy Associate The NHC’s Action Teams are an integral part of the organization’s policy-making process and serve as one of the

NHC Comments on the FDA’s Draft Guidance on Patient-Focused Drug Development: Collecting Comprehensive and Representative Input

09/11/2018

The National Health Council (NHC) appreciates the opportunity to provide comments on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) draft guidance on Patient-Focused Drug Development: Collecting

Going Back to School with the NHC’s New Educational Series: Increasing Patient-Community Capacity to Engage on Quality of Health Care

09/06/2018

Today, the NHC debuted its first online educational series, Increasing Patient-Community Capacity to Engage on Quality of Health Care. The series, comprised of six modules,

Fighting the Opioid Crisis while Ensuring Access for Those Who Truly Need It

08/30/2018

By: Marc Boutin, JD, Chief Executive Officer The National Health Council (NHC) acknowledges the complexity of the opioid crisis in the United States and commends

Making the Patient the Center of Comparative Effectiveness

08/20/2018

In today’s New York Times, Aaron Carrol writes about the use of comparative effectiveness research to ensure new drugs are safe and effective when compared

Dr. Elisabeth Oehrlein Joins the National Health Council as Senior Director, Research and Programs

08/20/2018

The National Health Council (NHC) has named Elisabeth Oehrlein, PhD, MS, as Senior Director, Research and Programs. In this newly created, leadership position, Dr. Oehrlein