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Kamp Commentary: Pricing Issues Take Center Stage in D.C.

May 23, 2017 — By Coalition for Healthcare Communication Executive Director John Kamp Participants at last week’s Coalition for Healthcare ... read more

Califf Calls for Off-label Promotion Code of Ethics

May 18, 2017 – At this week’s information-packed Coalition for Healthcare Communication’s Rising Leaders Conference, keynote speaker and former FDA ... read more

The Marketing Implications of Tax Reform

By John Kamp, Coalition for Healthcare Communication Executive Director May 11, 2017 – Although no one seems to like the ... read more

Gottlieb Vote Headed to Full Senate

May 1, 2017 – Having cleared the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) with a 14-9 vote ... read more

What Medical Marketers Can Expect from President Trump, Republican-led Congress

April 24, 2017 – There is no doubt that the Trump administration is likely to change health policy, but the ... read more

Kamp: Three Ways Congress Could Suppress DTC or All Medical Marketing

Coalition Commentary by Executive Director John Kamp April 17, 2017 — Agencies, media and clients all need to watch closely ... read more

States Make Moves to Ease, Restrict Medical Communications

March 31, 2017 – With Congress in a seemingly permanent state of gridlock, individual states are taking actions that may ... read more

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About the Coalition

“Congress shall make no law…
abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press”
-First Amendment, Constitution of the United States


To promote and protect the benefit, for society and individual patient care, of the free flow of healthcare information. Learn More >>

Coalition’s Role

  1. To defend the rights of medical professionals and consumers to receive appropriate healthcare information.
  2. To act to prevent or reverse actions interfering with the free flow of healthcare information. Learn More >>

Advocacy Objectives

Ensure that government laws and regulations:

  1. Protect the First Amendment right of the healthcare industry and clinicians to disseminate and receive data about health-related products and services.
  2. Facilitate the ability of companies to freely communicate factual and truthful information about their products and services to healthcare providers and patients.

Facing the Issues

CHC campaigns to prevent interference with the conduct of continuing healthcare education, while supporting adherence to strict rules protecting the quality of the process. Learn More >>

Coalition Members

The adage “there is strength in numbers” rings true for the Coalition. Its membership is made up of organizations and industry leaders that share common interests and goals. Thus, the Coalition’s track record in making a positive difference has been excellent. Learn More >>

Among the Coalition’s members are the American Association of Advertising Agencies and the Association of Medical Media.

Coalition for Healthcare Communication Executive Committee

The Coalition is very fortunate to have some of our industry’s most esteemed leaders on its Executive Committee.Learn More >>