South Dakota

State of Hepatitis C
Medicaid Access:

F

South Dakota

Liver damage restrictions

South Dakota requires severe liver damage (F3 or greater) to qualify for treatment.

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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