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Advocates say out of some 3,000 inmates recently diagnosed with the virus, just 46 have received any sort of treatment.
The patient advocacy coalition I Am Essential sent a letter to the HHS spelling out why the plan is dangerous.
Three lawsuits allege prison officials denied them treatment for more than a year, despite serious illness.
Lawsuits across the country are demanding access to treatment for incarcerated populations. Here’s why.
Louisiana health officials are adopting the country’s first subscription model for hep C cures.
The American territory also does not cover liver transplants for sick people.
A new report by the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable tracks the progress.
Thus far, no state prison systems have adopted the protocols that advocates are demanding.
The global health organization hopes to apply lessons learned from its work with HIV.
New recommendations in the Annals of Internal Medicine would increase access to treatment.
Hep C cures have been available for nearly five years, but many payers still won’t cough up the cash for their beneficiaries.
Devon Nicholson’s hep C diagnosis affected his pro wrestling career. But today, he is cured and back in the ring.
The settlement ensures all affected state prisoners will be treated for the disease.
The idea is being referred to as a “subscription-based” model.
This is big news in a federal lawsuit brought by three inmates against the state’s department of corrections.
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