Barring HCV Treatment

Last fall the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) ended its policy of excluding prisoners from any hepatitis C treatment...

HCV Treatment Choices & Coverage Restrictions

Decisions, Decisions There are HCV treatment choices to make, but often few options by Larry Buhl If you’ve tested positive for the hepatitis C virus (HCV), there...

Snorting Utensils & Hep C Risk

Last Straw New research shows snorting utensils carry a high risk of transmitting HCV by Larry Buhl The risk of contracting the hepatitis C virus (HCV) and...

Curing Hep B

C2B The success in curing hep C fuels race to cure B by Larry Buhl In 2013, a revolution happened: A drug regimen was developed that could...

Hep C and Outreach to Hispanics

It's a Hispanic Thing Hep outreach & research are needed for a vulnerable community by Larry Buhl In a presentation at a National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA)...

Be About It: Hep B in Asian/Pacific Islander Communities

Talking About It A documentary put human faces on hep B in Asian-American communities by Larry Buhl According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Medicaid HCV Blockade

Denial Many states restrict DAA coverage to the sickest of hep C patients by Larry Buhl When direct-acting antiretrovirals (DAAs) for hepatitis C were new, some private...

Risky Business?

In February, Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado, revealed that it told nearly 3,000 former surgery patients that they should get tested for hepatitis...

Exchange Change

After nearly three decades of entrenched opposition to funding programs that allow drug users to obtain free sterile syringes, the U.S. Congress in January...

HCV Under the Radar

It’s desk-clearing time for 2015 and time to visit some under-reported hepatitis C-related news. Hep C has been in the news quite a bit...

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