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.

Flu Season Update: More Than Half of the US Population Remains Unvaccinated


By: Hannah Barnett, NHC Communications Intern For the first time ever, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting nearly real-time data from

Modernizing Part D and Medicare Advantage to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out of Pocket Expenses


The National Health Council (NHC) appreciates the opportunity to respond to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS’) Proposed Rule entitled “Modernizing Part D

The NHC Launches New Educational Program on Health Economics and Value Assessment


Today, the National Health Council launched our second online educational program, “In the Pursuit of Value: An Introduction to Health Economics and Value Assessment.” Tailored

The NHC and NPC Partner to Publish Paper on Patient-Community Perspectives on Real-World Evidence


By: Jennifer Schleman, Senior Director, Marketing, Communications and Public Relations The National Health Council (NHC) and the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) co-authored Patient-Community Perspectives on

The NHC Receives PhRMA Foundation Research Award in Value Assessment


The NHC recently received a PhRMA Foundation Research Award in Value Assessment (VA) for our project, Methods Principles for Using Patient-Provided Information to Improve Real-World

NHC Launches New Three-Year Strategic Plan in 2019


The National Health Council has launched a new strategic plan for 2019-2021 that outlines our goals, strategies, and anticipated outcomes in the focus areas of

Member Spotlight: The Spondylitis Association of America


The Spondylitis Association of America (SAA) was founded in 1983 by 10 patients and two physicians as the first ankylosing spondylitis (AS) support group.  Today,

Patient Engagement in Medical Device Clinical Trials Discussion Document


The National Health Council (NHC) is pleased to provide comments on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s solicitation for feedback on patient engagement in medical

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Down Just Four Percent from Last Year; Fight for Patient Protections Continues


By: Eric Gascho, Vice President, Policy and Government Affairs The open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act, also known as the ACA or Obamacare,