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For Public Comment: Recommendations for the Identification of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Chronic Infection among Persons Born 1945 – 1965

Recommendations for the Identification of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Chronic Infection among Persons Born during 1945 through 1965 has been released for public comment.

The document is located at: www.regulations.gov. Search for Docket ID: CDC_2012_0005. This page will provide you with the opportunity to view the Federal Register Notice of the posting of this draft, as well as the actual recommendations. Comments on the recommendations can be submitted through a link on the page for the notice. It is important for the CDC to hear your feedback!

These recommendations will be available for public comment from May 22, 2012 through June 8, 2012. Feel free to share the information of the public comment period with colleagues and others who may be interested.

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NYC Hep C Testing & Linkage to Care Alliance

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Harm Reduction Coalition is spearheading a new NYC Hep C Testing & Linkage to Care Alliance focusing on Advocacy. The Alliance meets Quarterly at Harm Reduction Coalition To Learn More Contact: Hadiyah Charles, Hep C Advocacy Manager – Harm Reduction Coalition – hcharles@harmreduction.org Resources: For Hep C Testers For Linkage to Care Providers: Outreach & Patient Navigators … Continue reading NYC Hep C Testing & Linkage to Care Alliance

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Press Release | Need HBV testing in APIAs & Action From Nation’s Leaders

May 2, 2013

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New York State Hep B & C Laws Archive

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Hep C Story request for EveryDayHealth.com: Man 50-60

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Great Awareness Opportunity! Hi there – I am working on an article for www.Everydayhealth.com (29 million readers monthly!) that is intended to profile a man between 50 and 60 who has hepatitis C and is willing to tell his story for the purpose of raising awareness. I see that you run a story project and … Continue reading Hep C Story request for EveryDayHealth.com: Man 50-60

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Action Alert! Save Local Specialty Pharmacy

December 28, 2012

Important News about Medicaid Managed Care & Hepatitis C Treatment Access Today, you can still access HCV specialty medications from your local neighborhood pharmacy but – THIS RIGHT IS AT RISK of being taken away! Tens of thousands of New York’s most vulnerable patients enrolled in Medicaid managed care plans are being forced to use … Continue reading Action Alert! Save Local Specialty Pharmacy

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NYS Hepatitis C Testing Law. 2171

November 19, 2013

Hepatitis C Testing Law. 2171 requires healthcare providers to offer hep C test to baby boomers. Requires full diagnostic testing for those who screen anti-body positive and either follow-up health care or referral to a health care provider who can provide follow-up health care.   * § 2171. Required offering of hepatitis C screening testing. 1. Every individual … Continue reading NYS Hepatitis C Testing Law. 2171

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