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NHC in the News Archives

 

 

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 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 HeraldOnline.com03-17-14— NHC COO and EVP Marc Boutin discussed the importance of understanding out-of-pocket health care costs when shopping for coverage on the health insurance marketplace— HeraldOnline.com

 

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

 

Visit The Pink Sheet02-24-14— NHC Assistant Vice President, Government Affairs Eric Gascho talked about the importance of patient engagement and the need for a formal process for including this information in the FDA's drug review process (Subscription required)— The Pink Sheet

 

Visit EP Vantage02-19-14— NHC Assistant Vice President, Government Affairs Eric Gascho discussed cost-sharing trends and prescription drug plans— EP Vantage

 

Visit AJPB02-18-14— NHC CEO Myrl Weinberg on the importance of understanding all costs associated with health care and how PuttingPatientsFirst.net can educate consumers about picking health insurance based on personal and budgetary needs — AJPB

 

Visit BioCentury02-17-14— NHC EVP & COO Marc Boutin discussed recent proposed changes to Medicare Part D that would limit patient access to some drugs (Subscription required)— BioCentury

 

Visit BioCentury TV02-09-14— National Health Council Chief Executive Officer Myrl Weinberg participates in a discussion about multiple chronic conditions — BioCentury TV

 

Visit Washington Post02-04-14— NHC EVP & COO Marc Boutin comments on the use of drug company assistance programs in the health insurance marketplace— Washington Post

 

Visit Comcast Newsmakers02-04-14— NHC Assistant Vice President of Government Affairs Eric Gascho discusses PuttingPatientsFirst.net - the NHC's new website designed to help people learn about the health insurance exchanges— Comcast Newsmakers

 

Visit Health News Colorado01-29-14— NHC EVP & COO Marc Boutin discusses how the tools on puttingpatientsfirst.net will help people with chronic conditions select health insurance plans— Health News Colorado

 

Visit Portland Business Journal01-29-14— NHC EVP & COO Marc Boutin talks about how picking the wrong health plan can increase out-of-pocket costs— Portland Business Journal

 

Visit Forbes01-28-14— NHC EVP & COO Marc Boutin talks about concerns people with chronic conditions have about the benefits offered in new health care plans— Forbes

 

Visit CNN Money01-28-14— NHC EVP & COO Marc Boutin discusses the safeguards put in place to protect people with chronic diseases and disabilities— CNN Money

 

View PDF01-02-14— NHC EVP & COO Marc Boutin discusses how the Affordable Care Act has impacted people with chronic diseases and disabilities

 

Visit Kaiser Health News12-31-13— NHC EVP and COO Marc Boutin discusses how out-of-pocket costs may cause serious problems for people with chronic diseases and disabilities— Kaiser Health News

 

Visit Conversations12-12-13— NHC CEO Myrl Weinberg participates in a discussion on the biggest health care accomplishments of 2013, and what's coming in 2014— Conversations

 

Visit Washington Post12-11-13— NHC EVP & COO Marc Boutin discusses the fact that information on doctor networks and drug formularies is not typically available on the health insurance marketplace— Washington Post