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Press Release Archives
12-19-12 – National Health Council Announces New Board Members and Officers
12-19-12 – President & CEO of American Kidney Fund to Chair National Patient Advocacy Organization
12-06-12 – Compensation Report Released on Salary/Benefits for Patient Advocacy and Human Service Organizations
11-20-12 – Patient Community "Asks" are Answered in Essential Health Benefits Proposed Rule
11-05-12 – The National Health Council (NHC) announces the launch of its 2012 Giving Guide
10-16-12 – NHC announces a partnership with WebMD on their platform WebMD Answers, an initiative where consumers and patients can pose personal health questions that can be asked and answered in a trusted environment.
06-28-12 – NHC applauds Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act
06-07-12 – NHC released the results of its focus group study on patient understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule.
05-04-12 – NCATS Initiative and MODDERN Cures Act: Complementary Programs to Advance Discovery of New Treatments and Cures
04-25-12 – NHC Urges Senate to Pass FDA User Fee Agreements
03-27-12 – Patient Advocates Call on Supreme Court to Uphold Affordable Care Act
03-19-12 – NHC Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Marc Boutin elected to the International Alliance of Patients' Organizations (IAPO) Governing Board