Harvard Law School & NVHR Launch Interactive Report Card Project Grading 52 Medicaid Programs for Discriminatory Hepatitis C Treatment Restrictions

SAN FRANCISCO, CA & BOSTON, MA (Oct. 23, 2017) – The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) and the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School (CHLPI) today released “Hepatitis C: State of Medicaid Access” – a report and interactive project grading all 50 state Medicaid programs, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, according to access to curative treatments for hepatitis C, the nation’s deadliest infectious disease. More than half of Medicaid programs (52 percent) received a “D” or an “F” for imposing discriminatory restrictions on hepatitis C cures. Click here to read full press release.