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HHS Initiative on Multiple Chronic Conditions

Optimum Health and Quality of Life for Individuals with Multiple Chronic Conditions

Multiple chronic conditions (MCC) pose a significant and increasing burden on the health of Americans. As part of its efforts to reduce the burden and suffering from MCC, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) supports a large number of programs to prevent and manage multiple chronic conditions MCC. HHS also provides leadership for improving the health of individuals with MCC. 

About Multiple Chronic Conditions

Learn more about what chronic conditions are, why they are important, and how HHS is addressing them.


HHS developed four goals for achieving the vision of optimum health and quality of life for individuals with multiple chronic conditions.

Addressing Multiple Chronic Conditions

Find information on the many actions HHS is taking to prevent and manage multiple chronic conditions.

Education & Training

Find training materials for educators and healthcare professionals focused on improving the care for the MCC population.


Find a list of selected publications and resources associated with HHS.

Content created by Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH)
Content last reviewed on October 18, 2015