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.

Health Literacy: Why It Matters to Patients and in Medical Product Development


By Ashley Cheng, Programs Associate On September 24, the National Health Council (NHC) held a webinar on the role of health literacy in drug development

NHC Interim CEO Eleanor Perfetto Speaks at COMET Initiative Webinar


NHC Interim CEO ELeanor Perfetto Speaks at COMET initiative webinar Eleanor Perfetto, PhD, MS, National Health Council (NHC) Interim Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice

NHC Comments on CMS Payment Rules


By Maddie Mason, Senior Associate, Policy  The National Health Council (NHC) submitted two sets of comments to the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) earlier this

The NHC Center of Educational Excellence Provides Online Learning Opportunities


By Deasia Lamar, Communications Intern The health care ecosystem is broad and can often be daunting for patients who want to actively engage in it. Understanding research, policy, medical-product development, quality of care, and the value of treatments

100th Annual Membership Meeting


This premier annual event for NHC member organizations and businesses brings together staff from all levels to receive an update on this year’s NHC accomplishments and plans for 2021.

Health Education as a Catalyst for Change: National Health Education Week


By Theo Smith, Associate, Marketing & Communications  Since 1995, the third week of October has been designated as National Health Education Week. The Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) and the

Getting to Know: Bob Scott, Associate Director, Membership & Operations


Getting to know Bob Scott, Associate Director, Membership & Operations Following is a Q&A to get to know Bob Scott, Associate Director, Membership & Operations who began

Medicare Program: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment Comment Letter


The National Health Council (NHC) appreciates the opportunity to provide comments on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) request for comments on the

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Medicare Physician Fee Schedule


CMS-1734-P:  CY 2021 Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Changes to Part B Payment Policies; Medicare Shared Savings Program Requirements; Medicaid Promoting