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In a recent settlement, the state agreed to expand coverage of HCV treatment—but only to those with advanced liver scarring.
The state is appealing a ruling that requires the prison system to properly treat inmates with the virus.
The Trump administration had proposed changing which meds were covered, including HIV and cancer drugs.
A recent article in The Seattle Times asks why.
Are subscription treatment models the future of hepatitis C treatment?
The subscription-based model is the first of its kind.
The right was secured via a class-action lawsuit settlement.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.
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.
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