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Only 20% of people covered by Medicaid received treatment within six months of their HCV diagnosis.
Modern antivirals can cure 95% of people with HCV, lowering the risk of cirrhosis, liver cancer and liver failure.
People 55 and older represent 41% of the U.S. population living with HIV. Learn more about #HIVandAging and #NHAAD.
A boost in protection is needed to offset the persistent disparities in the toll of COVID between racial and ethnic groups.
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Patients are tired of shocking medical bills they didn’t expect and can’t afford.
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The program, launching this fall, will help uninsured people and those whose insurance does not cover free vaccines.
A “jarringly low” proportion of people with HCV have been tested, treated and cured.
However, those with Medicaid coverage were less likely to start treatment compared to those with other types of insurance.
The request comes after more than 1 million enrollees were dropped, largely due to red tape.
People on Medicaid must have the right to sue if they can’t get care, notes groups representing those with cancer, HIV, diabetes and more.
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