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State of Hep C releases new progress report which shows that hepatitis C patients have better access to treatment, but that sobriety restrictions remain particularly harmful amid the ongoing opioid epidemic.
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The Wolverine state removed prior authorization requirements for a preferred hepatitis C medication, increasing access to hepatitis C treatment for more Michiganders. Washington, D.C. (April 20, 2021) – The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School (CHLPI) and the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) today applauded Michigan Department of Health and...
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The two midwestern states removed prior authorizations for first time hepatitis C treatment, increasing opportunities for 130,000 individuals to be treated and cured of hepatitis C. Washington, D.C. (February 22, 2021) – The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) and the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School (CHLPI) today applauded Wisconsin...
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New research from NVHR and CHLPI demonstrates that states with sobriety restrictions or state policies that restrict harm reduction services are limiting hepatitis C elimination efforts in the U.S. Washington, D.C. (November 13, 2020) – The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) and the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) of Harvard Law School...
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New York State Medicaid recently removed prior authorization requirements for new patients, increasing opportunities for individuals to be treated and cured of hepatitis C. September 21, 2020 – The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR), the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School (CHLPI), and the Treatment Action Group (TAG) today applauded...
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New research finds that hepatitis C treatment restrictions based on alcohol or drug use violate the Americans with Disabilities Act and undermine efforts to end the hepatitis C epidemic. The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) of Harvard Law School is urging the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to enforce the Americans with...
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Iowa Medicaid no longer requires severe liver damage for patients to access hepatitis C treatment, but strict sobriety and prescriber requirements continue to limit treatment availability. July 1, 2020 – The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) and the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School (CHLPI) today applauded Iowa for removing...
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Increasing access to treatment will help Ohio increase hepatitis C treatment rates for more than 2.6 million Ohioans enrolled in Medicaid. May 21, 2020 – The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) and the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School (CHLPI) today applauded Ohio removing discriminatory sobriety restrictions on access to...
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Increasing access to treatment will help Puerto Rico eliminate hepatitis C and improve treatment options for more than one million Puerto Ricans. April 27, 2020 – The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR), a national coalition working to eliminate viral hepatitis, and the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School (CHLPI) today applauded...
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