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Myrl Weinberg
Myrl Weinberg, FASAE, CAE, is president of the National Health Council (NHC), the only organization of its kind that provides a united voice for the more than 133 million people with chronic diseases and disabilities and their families and caregivers.

Entries by Myrl Weinberg

Stronger Patient Protections Are Around the Corner

(0) Comments | Posted December 18, 2014 | 3:15 PM

Since the federal health insurance exchange opened in November for people to enroll in 2015 plans, nearly 1 million Americans have signed up for coverage.

One of the most laudable goals of the Affordable Care Act is to end discrimination against people with chronic diseases and disabilities that has...

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Consider the End User: Meeting the Needs of Patients

(1) Comments | Posted April 5, 2013 | 5:46 PM

The creation of many new treatments in this country was made possible due to the federal government's investment in drug research and development. To spur continued advancements in breakthrough drugs, lawmakers must carefully think through the long-term implications of their policy decisions.

Many diseases that were...

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With Obamacare, Small Changes Will Make a Big Difference

(0) Comments | Posted December 21, 2012 | 1:06 PM

Last month, the Obama Administration took an important step toward implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with the release of a number of long-awaited insurance regulations. Among other things, these new guidelines direct which essential health benefits (EHB) individual and small group health insurance plans must cover beginning in 2014.

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