Arkansas

State of Hepatitis C
Medicaid Access:

F

Arkansas

Liver damage restrictions

Arkansas requires severe liver damage (F3 or greater), depending on a patient’s genotype and whether the individual is treatment naïve or experienced.

Sobriety restrictions<

Arkansas requires abstinence from drugs and alcohol for at least six months.

Prescriber restrictions<

Arkansas requires a specialist, or a provider working under direct supervision of a specialist, to prescribe.

Recommendations

  • Remove liver damage, sobriety and prescriber requirements.
  • Maintain transparency regarding hepatitis C coverage requirements.

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