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Viral Hepatitis Blog

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Broad support and participation evident from 700+ participants in webinar on the National Viral Hepatitis Action Plan, 2017 -2020.
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Black History Month is an opportunity to raise awareness of the impact of chronic hepatitis C infection in the African-American community.
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Join HHS and partners for a webinar on the National Viral Hepatitis Action Plan 2017 – 2020
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In September 2016, HHS convened an expert consultation to discuss key issues and the evidence for early HCV treatment in the United States. The consultation summary and meeting slides are now available.
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The National Viral Hepatitis Action Plan 2017 – 2020 has been released
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Offers a description of HBV reactivation that can occur alongside DAA treatment for HCV; discusses the new FDA black box warning for individuals starting DAA treatment for HCV; provide action steps for both patients and providers, in order to help prevent HBV reactivation and the negative health outcomes associated with it.
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A study, “Comparison of Hepatitis C Treatment Costs, Estimates of Net Prices and Usage in the U.S. and Other Major Markets,” was published by the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics.
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Medicare and Medicaid
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Dr. Richard Wolitski describes federal opportunities for addressing viral hepatitis.
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In a study of 11,177 Asian Americans screened for hepatitis B, Holy Name Medical Center found a 3.2% prevalence rate; linkage to care is an ongoing challenge.
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San Francisco Department of Public Health’s innovative primary care-based HCV treatment program expands HCV treatment access to vulnerable populations.
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