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.

NHC Releases Glossary of Patient Engagement Terms


This week, we published a glossary of terms related to patient engagement. The definitions of these terms, which includes Family Caregiver, Meaningful Engagement, and Patient-Focused Drug Development, stem

ICYMI: NHC’s Health Leadership Conference in Fort Lauderdale, FL


By: Jennifer Schleman, Senior Director, Marketing, Communications, and PR Earlier this month, more than 120 chief executives and board members of leading patient advocacy organizations,

2020 Proposed Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters: Key Takeaways


By: Eric Gascho, Vice President of Policy and Government Affairs On February 19, the National Health Council (NHC) submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare

Member Spotlight: The American Board of Medical Specialties


By: Kelly Garrity, Senior Director, Membership Services and Development The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) is a national organization of 24 specialty medical boards

How An Advocacy Group Elevates The Patient Voice In Research And Clinical Trials


Stevan W. Gibson, president and CEO of the Lupus Foundation of America wrote a guest column for the Clinical Leader on “How An Advocacy Group

It all starts with the “concept of interest” and “context of use”


Successful COAs: It all starts with the “concept of interest” and “context of use” This webinar featured T. Rosie Love, MPH, University of Maryland School

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2020


The National Health Council (NHC) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS’) Proposed Rule entitled, “HHS Notice of

2019 Health Leadership Conference


2019 Health Leadership Conference “The New Normal: Access, Affordability, and Sustainability” The National Health Council’s 2019 Health Leadership Conference gathered more than 120 chief executives

CDC: Flu shot kept about 50% from going to doctor


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new data about the current flu season. Below is an exerpt from an article by The Hill.