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National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable
Today, July 28th, is World Hepatitis Day, a global initiative to raise awareness about one of our most deadly and neglected health crises.
Spotlights a broken system in dire need of coordinated national response
Apoorva comes to HEP from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where he spent the last 15 years.
Barriers to hepatitis C treatment are washing away, but states have to improve health care infrastructure to ride this wave all the way.
Eliminating the hurdle of abstinence is a big win for people in Alabama with substance use disorders and their health
Arizona joins 15 states in streamlining access to lifesaving treatment
Lifted several barriers to treatment, including prior authorization requirements for prescribing medications to Medicaid beneficiaries
List is meant to serve as a resource for state officials, advocates and other stakeholders to support viral hepatitis elimination efforts.
Too few people diagnosed with hepatitis C are being treated, despite availability of medications capable of curing this viral infection.
“World Hepatitis Day is an important opportunity to raise awareness around and act on the needs of the viral hepatitis community."
Watch NVHR’s Interview with Advocate Tina Reynolds
The state recently lifted its prescriber restrictions and sobriety restrictions, joining a growing number of states to lift barriers.
The project dives deeper into the role that state Medicaid programs play in progressing towards a country free of viral hepatitis.
Arizona recently joined a growing number of jurisdictions removing sobriety requirements for treatment, but prescriber requirements remain.
Funding for programs that increase testing capacity and linkage to care is required to stem the tide and eliminate viral hepatitis.
The legislation is a meaningful and tangible step towards addressing the substance use and viral hepatitis syndemic.
Sobriety restrictions on hepatitis C treatments hinder our ability to properly address the viral hepatitis and overdose syndemic.
NVHR statement on President Biden’s FY2023 budget proposal for viral hepatitis and related program funding.
A new progress report details the changes to hepatitis C treatment access in Medicaid programs.
NVHR will continue to lead efforts to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030 using new strategic objectives, a refreshed website and a new look.
CHLPI of Harvard Law School, NVHR and the O’Neill Institute at Georgetown University launch a new partnership.
New research from NVHR/CHLPI demonstrates sobriety restrictions or state policies restricting harm reduction services are limiting efforts.
New York State Medicaid recently removed prior authorization requirements for new hep C patients, increasing opportunities for individuals.
Patients, clinicians and advocates with lived or professional experience will help guide the fight against U.S. viral hepatitis.
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