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.

Join Us in Raising Awareness for These Causes This December

12/01/2020

By Deasia Lamar, Communications Intern   Patient advocacy organizations work tirelessly to educate, promote, advocate, and raise awareness and funding for their causes. Awareness months give

Moving Beyond Platitudes to Action Toward Social Justice and Health Equity

11/30/2020

Moving Beyond Platitudes to Action Toward Social Justice and Health Equity By Guest Contributor: Bansri Desai, PharmD, PhD Candidate in Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland

Landmark Legislation Sets Up National Emergency Line for Mental Health Support

11/23/2020

By Susan Gaffney, Vice President of Membership, Development, and Operations  In October, President Donald Trump signed bipartisan legislation to establish a three-digit national emergency line for mental

“Most-Favored Nation” Drug Pricing Rule

11/20/2020

Statement on “Most-Favored Nation” Drug Pricing Rule By Eleanor M. Perfetto, PhD, MS, Interim Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President of Strategic Initiatives Today,

NHC and National Minority Quality Forum Issue Health Equity Call to Action

11/20/2020

By Jennifer Dexter, Director, Policy  On September 8, the National Health Council (NHC) and National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) held a Roundtable on “Achieving Health

Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA): Can It Help Make Value Assessment More Patient Centered?

11/19/2020

Patient-Centered Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis About Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis An overarching goal in value/health technology assessment (V/HTA) is to assess clinical evidence, costs, and social and

MCDA: A Way to Put Patient Concerns Front and Center in Value Assessment?

11/19/2020

By Elisabeth Oehrlein and Eleanor Perfetto, National Health Council, and Kimberly Westrich, National Pharmaceutical Council The National Health Council and National Pharmaceutical Council today released

Member Spotlight – Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation

11/16/2020

By Theo Smith, Associate, Marketing & Communications   Known collectively as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are painful, medically incurable diseases that

NHC Comments on PCORI’s Proposed Principles

11/12/2020

By Maddie Mason, Senior Associate, Policy  The National Health Council (NHC) submitted comments to the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) on their Proposed Principles Consideration of the Full Range