South Dakota

State of Hepatitis C
Medicaid Access:

D-

South Dakota

Liver damage restrictions

South Dakota requires a fibrosis score of F2 or greater.

Sobriety restrictions

South Dakota requires six months of abstinence from alcohol and substance use.

Prescriber restrictions

South Dakota requires a specialist to prescribe treatment or consult with the prescribing provider.

Recommendations

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

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