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.

Institute for Clinical and Economic Review’s (ICER) Unsupported Price Increase Assessment

02/13/2019

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

Glossary of Patient Engagement Terms

02/13/2019

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

02/12/2019

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

02/08/2019

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

Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Framework for a Real-World Evidence Program; Availability

02/07/2019

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

02/06/2019

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

01/31/2019

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

01/31/2019

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

01/29/2019

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