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National Health Council

National Health Council
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Contact

Telephone:
Address:
202-785-3910
1730 M Street NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
 

Organization website: http://www.nationalhealthcouncil.org

About Us

Founded in 1920, the National Health Council (NHC) is the only organization of its kind that brings together all segments of the health community to provide a united and effective voice for the more than 133 million people living with chronic diseases and disabilities and their family caregivers. Made up of more than 100 national health-related organizations and businesses, its core membership includes the nation’s leading patient advocacy organizations, which control its governance. Other members include professional and membership associations, nonprofit organizations with an interest in health, and major pharmaceutical, health insurance, medical device, and biotechnology companies.

Visit www.nationalhealthcouncil.org to learn more about NHC and how it is committed to Putting Patients First®.

 

Questions & Answers

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As defined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, a chronic disease/condition lasts 3 months or longer. It does not go away. It is...
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According to a study by the RAND Corporation, chronic diseases/conditions affect approximately 133 million Americans, representing 45% of the total...
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More than 75% of all health care costs are due to chronic diseases/conditions. A 2007 study reported that seven chronic diseases/conditions - cancer...
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According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in 2007, approximately 8 percent of children ages 5 to 17 were reported by parents to...