We are the United Patient Voice.
More than 133 million Americans live with a chronic disease or disability – many without effective treatments or a cure. We are working to change this.
We Get Things Done
We Bring Together the Entire Health Community
We Advance Meaningful Patient Engagement
We Rely on Diverse Funding Sources
How We Get Things Done
21st Century Cures
Congress launched the 21st Century Cures initiative to advance the development of better treatments and cures for unmet medical needs. Issues championed by the NHC are included in the initiative.
Putting Patients First®
The health exchange plan you pick affects how much you spend out of your own pocket. Learn about the types of plans in your state and how unexpected life events impact your health costs by visiting PuttingPatientsFirst.net.
State Exchange Progress Reports
State-specific progress reports assess how well a state's insurance market is designed to meet the needs of people with chronic diseases and disabilities.
Standards of Excellence
The National Health Council demands the highest standards of accountability and ethical practice from its patient advocacy group members to assure the public that these organizations are worthy of support.