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.

Member Spotlight: American Behcet’s Disease Association 


By Theo Smith, Associate, Marketing & Communications Behcet’s disease, also called Behcet’s syndrome, is a rare chronic disorder that causes blood vessel inflammation throughout the

Health Disparities in the U.S.


Statement on Health Disparities by Marc M. Boutin, JD Chief Executive Officer At the National Health Council, we envision a society in which all people

COVID-19 Update: CDC Guidelines on Re-Opening & More 


By Theo Smith, Associate, Marketing & Communications On Wednesday, May 26, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new guidelines outlining how office

Communicating about Value Assessment: A Patient Community Training and Toolbox


Communicating about Value Assessment: A Patient Community Training and Toolbox Virtual Workshop 1: An Introduction to Communicating About ValueJuly 29, 2020 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. ET 

Join Us in Raising Awareness for These Causes in June  


By Theo Smith, Associate, Marketing and Communications Patient advocacy organizations work tirelessly to educate, promote, advocate, and raise awareness and funding for their causes. Especially

An Update on the NHC’s Tools to Support Sponsor-Patient Engagement: Fair-Market Value Calculator and Engagement Templates


By Silke Schoch, Manager, Research and Programs In an effort to create sustainable, compliant, and patient-friendly agreements between stakeholders and the patient and caregiver community,

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services COVID-19 Interim Final Review Response


By Maddie Mason, Senior Associate, Policy The National Health Council (NHC) submitted comments signed by 26 national patient organizations to the Centers for Medicare and

Boutin on the Impact of the Pandemic on Nonprofits


Watch Marc Boutin, Chief Executive Officer of National Health Council, discuss the impact of the pandemic on nonprofits with The Alexander Group’s Managing Director Jane Howze.  

Webinar Summary: Hu-manity Standardized Intentional Consent Framework


By Aimee Lee Russell, Programs Associate On a March 5 webinar, Richie Etwaru, Chief Executive Officer of Hu-manity.co, and Angela Radcliffe, R&D, Practice Lead, Capegemini