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The National Health Council’s (NHC) mission is to provide a united voice for people with chronic diseases and disabilities and their family caregivers. We promote increased access to affordable, high-value, sustainable health care through a variety of public policy and programmatic efforts and rely on a broad base of support to achieve our mission.

Made up of more than 125 national health-related organizations and businesses, the NHC's core membership includes the nation’s leading patient advocacy organizations, which control our governance and policy-making process. Other members include health-related associations and nonprofit organizations including the provider, research and family caregiver communities and businesses representing biopharmaceutical, device, diagnostic, generic, and payer organizations.

Pursuant to our Standards of Excellence, we disclose the financial support we receive from our sponsors and post our disclosures on this webpage within six months of the close of the fiscal year.

In addition, we follow the same transparency-focused policies and procedures we ask our members to meet regarding corporate relations, transparency, and conflict of interest. Read more about our:

Click here to view our 2018 audited financials.

The companies and organizations below have provided funding for a variety of programmatic efforts including: qualitative and quantitative research; multi-stakeholder roundtables on topics ranging from patient engagement to utilizing real-world evidence; educational programs for patients and patient advocates; and several annual conferences. We gratefully acknowledge their support.

Learn about current sponsorship opportunities with the NHC.

The following disclosure information includes the total amount of support received from each sponsor.

2018 Sponsors*

*Includes membership dues

In 2018, 75.6% of the NHC overall revenue came from insurance, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies. The specific amounts from each company or organization are listed below in U.S. dollars: 

Corporate Sponsor

2018 Sponsorship

2018 Programs Sponsored**

2018 Dues Amount

Total Giving

Abbott

-

-

32,000

32,000

Abbvie

50,000

  • Patient-Journey Mapping

32,000

82,000

Advanced Medical Technology Association

12,000

  • Emerging Issues

8,000

20,000

Aetna

-

-

32,000

32,000

Alkermes

30,000

  • Health Leadership Conference

32,000

62,000

Allergan

125,000

  • Patient-Journey Mapping
  • Clinical Outcome Assessment
  • Fair-Market Value Calculator
  • Value

32,000

157,000

America's Health Insurance Plans

-

-

8,000

8,000

Amgen

100,000

  • Payment Models/Delivery Design
  • Quality
  • Value
  • Washington Representatives Retreat

32,000

132,000

Anthem

-

-

32,000

32,000

Association for Accessible Medicine

35,000

  • Health Leadership Conference
  • Washington Representatives Retreat

8,000

43,000

Astellas Pharma, US

30,000

  • Washington Representatives Retreat
  • Emerging Issues

32,000

62,000

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals

-

-

32,000

32,000

Biogen Inc

25,000

  • Fair-Market Value Calculator

32,000

57,000

Biotechnology Industry Organization

-

-

8,000

8,000

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals

75,000

  • Patient-Journey Mapping
  • Fair-Market Value Calculator

32,000

107,000

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

100,000

  • Health Leadership Conference
  • Washington Representatives Retreat
  • Emerging Issues

32,000

132,000

Celgene Corporation

-

-

32,000

32,000

Dermira

-

-

32,000

32,000

Edwards Lifesciences

-

-

8,000

8,000

Eli Lily and Company

120,000

  • Patient Engagement
  • Real-World Evidence
  • Health Leadership Conference
  • Washington Representatives Retreat

32,000

152,000

Genentech

57,000

  • Health Leadership Conference
  • Emerging Issues

32,000

89,000

GlaxoSmithKline

20,000

  • Patient Engagement

32,000

52,000

Grifols

-

-

32,000

32,000

Horizon Pharmaceuticals

25,000

  • Value 

16,000

41,000

Intarcia

-

-

1,200

1,200

Johnson & Johnson

50,000

  • Fair-Market Value Calculator

32,000

82,000

Mallinckrodt

-

-

32,000

32,000

Merck & Co., Inc.

265,000

  • Patient Engagement
  • Fair-Market Value Calculator
  • Health Leadership Conference
  • Washington Representatives Retreat
  • Science Symposium
  • Emerging Issues

32,000

297,000

Novartis

245,000

  • Patient Engagement
  • Fair-Market Value Calculator
  • Value
  • Health Leadership Conference
  • Emerging Issues

32,000

277,000

Pfizer Inc

310,000

  • Fair-Market Value Calculator
  • Value
  • Health Leadership Conference
  • Washington Representatives Retreat
  • Emerging Issues

32,000

342,000

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America

200,000

  • Patient Engagement
  • Value
  • Health Leadership Conference
  • Washington Representatives Retreat
  • Emerging Issues

8,000

208,000

Sangamo

25,000

  • Fair-Market Value Calculator

-

25,000

Sanofi

130,000

  • Payment Models/Delivery Design
  • Health Leadership Conference

32,000

162,000

Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America

-

-

32,000

32,000

UCB Pharmaceuticals

-

-

32,000

32,000

 

Other 2018 Support

 

Nonprofit Member Contributions

32,000

PCORI Engagement Award(s)

218,175

University of Maryland - Baltimore Contract(s)

70,049

People Centered Research Foundation

25000

Pharmacy Quality Alliance Contract

5000

Center for Medical Specialty Societies Contract

2400

 


**Key for Program Name Abbreviations

Full Name of Program/Conference

Abbreviated Name

Patient-Journey Mapping Toolbox

Patient-Journey Mapping

Building Capacity to Enhance the Patient Centricity of Patient-Reported Outcomes

Clinical Outcome Assessment

Patient Engagement in Medical Product Development

Patient Engagement

Tools to Support Sponsor-Patient Engagement: Fair-Market Value Calculator

Fair-Market Value Calculator

Payment Models and Delivery System Design to support Patient-Centered Care

Payment Models/Delivery System

Patient Engagement in Evaluating the Quality of Care

Quality

Patient Perspectives on the Value of Treatments

Value

Patient Perspective on the Use of Real-World Evidence

Real-World Evidence

Emerging Issues Action Fund (formerly Policy Development Fund)

Emerging Issues

Health Leadership Conference

Health Leadership Conference

Washington Representatives Retreat

Washington Representatives Retreat

Science of Patient Engagement Symposium (formerly the Chief Scientific/Medical Officer and Research Directors Meeting)

Science Symposium