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NHC in the News Archives

 

 

Visit Government Health IT08-11-14— NHC CEO Myrl Weinberg was quoted in an article about the ICD-10 delay and how it could accelerate the development and access to new diagnostic tests— Government Health IT

 

Visit Stateline07-25-14— NHC EVP & COO discussed the need for more health insurance calculating tools that educate people about their coverage options— Stateline

 

Visit Inside Health Policy07-08-14— NHC EVP & COO Marc Boutin stressed the importance of getting people the medication information that they need— Inside Health Policy

 

Visit Inside Health Policy07-07-14— NHC EVP & COO Marc Boutin talked about the 21st Century Cures Initiative and the importance of patient engagement— Inside Health Policy

 

Visit American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits06-23-14— NHC CEO Myrl Weinberg on how the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 was a step toward promoting the development and use of advanced diagnostics— American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits

 

Visit Inside Health Policy06-13-14— NHC EVP & COO Marc Boutin stated concerns that CMS did not address the cost of drugs in a recent policy regarding access to non-formulary drugs (Subscription required)— Inside Health Policy

 

Visit Inside Health Policy06-12-14— NHC EVP & COO Marc Boutin urged Congress to update current patent exclusivity to spur drug research and development (Subscription required)— Inside Health Policy

 

Visit Energy & Commerce Committee06-11-14— NHC EVP & COO Marc Boutin testified during a Health Subcommittee hearing about how incentives can be used to accelerate drug and device development— Energy & Commerce Committee

 

Visit Inside Health Policy06-11-14— NHC EVP & COO Marc Boutin expressed concern about a proposal to create a catastrophic health insurance plan (Subscription required)— Inside Health Policy

 

Visit Inside Health Policy05-22-14— NHC EVP & COO Marc Boutin commented on the lack of transparency regarding qualified health plans and the impact on patients and physicians (Subscription required) — Inside Health Policy

 

Visit Inside Health Policy05-22-14— NHC EVP & COO Marc Boutin commented on a white paper issued by the House Energy & Commerce Committee that seeks patient input in medical research and treatment development (Subscription required) — Inside Health Policy

 

Visit Inside Health Policy05-20-14— NHC EVP & COO Marc Boutin discussed proposed legislation to limit consumers' out-of-pocket spending on prescription drugs (Subscription required)— Inside Health Policy

 

Visit CBS News05-01-14— NHC EVP & COO Marc Boutin discussed why some people may not have paid their health care premiums— CBS News

 

Visit Arthur Diamond04-30-14— NHC CEO Myrl Weinberg was interviewed about her career in health care— Arthur Diamond

 

Visit Consumer Eagle04-17-14— NHC EVP & COO Marc Boutin talked about the movement toward patient-centered care in the health care industry— Consumer Eagle

 

Visit AJPB04-16-14— NHC CEO Myrl Weinberg wrote about the need for more specific guidelines to prevent unintended restrictions on health care for people with complex chronic conditions— AJPB

 

Visit PharmExec04-10-14— The NHC sought clarification on the legal status of patient assistance programs— PharmExec

 

Visit Inside Health Reform03-27-14— The NHC stated that an out-of-pocket calculator like PuttingPatientsFirst.net gives patients a more comprehensive picture of the health plan that is best for their needs (Subscription required)— Inside Health Reform

 

Visit News303-17-14— NHC COO and EVP Marc Boutin talked about the importance of picking the right level of health coverage— News3

 

Visit Kent Reporter03-03-14— NHC's cost estimator, PuttingPatientsFirst.net, can help people understand the difference between different health coverage options— Kent Reporter