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Report Medicaid Managed Care Pharmacy & Medication ‘Issues’ to NYS DOH Pharmacy Program

Report Medicaid Managed Care Pharmacy & Medication ‘Issues’ to NYS DOH Pharmacy Program by describing the issue in detail in an email to: PPNO@Health.state.ny.US.

Medical Providers, Patient Navigators, Case Managers, Care Managers, Advocates, Pharmacists, Patients and Care Givers are all encouraged to report issues so that the system can be improved.

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NYS Senate Act: Requiring hospitals to offer hepatitis C testing (in Health Committee)

August 27, 2012

There is an Act in the Health Committee of the NYS Senate which would require hospitals to offer the hep C Test to Baby Boomers… Introduced by A. Zebrowski Learn more

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NYS DOH approves Viekira Pak as preferred drug for Hep C for FFS Medicaid beneficiaries

March 27, 2015

At the Feb 26, 2015 NYSDOH Drug Utilization Review Board meeting, the board voted to approve Viekira Pak as its preferred drug for persons chronically infected with HCV and enrolled in FFS Medicaid. Viekira Pak will be available for all chronically infected persons regardless of disease severity. This drug is also FDA approved for HIV … Continue reading NYS DOH approves Viekira Pak as preferred drug for Hep C for FFS Medicaid beneficiaries

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Viral Hep Prevention – Is $1/Patient Enough?

August 4, 2014

[HAP] NASTAD Observes World Hepatitis Day – Viral Hepatitis Prevention: Is $1 Enough? State health departments receive less than $1 dollar in federal funding for every person living with viral hepatitis for the Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator (VHPC) program. See the original NASTAD post here. 

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Join the World Hepatitis Alliance!

March 26, 2015

The World Hepatitis Alliance is composed of member organisations from every region of the world. Member organisations take part in awareness-raising activities around World Hepatitis Day each year, work together with other members operating in their country, present their Governments with policy requests and communicate their activities to the Alliance Executive Board regularly. In this … Continue reading Join the World Hepatitis Alliance!

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Leaders Call For End To Hep C Treatment Access Crisis

September 10, 2014

Urge HHS Secretary Burwell to ensure lifesaving treatment is available for everyone living with the chronic, infectious, life-threatening disease.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | September 10, 2014   Contact:          Ryan Clary, National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable, rclary@nvhr.org, (415) 235-8593 Emalie Huriaux, Project Inform, ehuriaux@projectinform.org, (510) 469-7941   A coalition of leading hepatitis C advocacy organizations and … Continue reading Leaders Call For End To Hep C Treatment Access Crisis

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Hospitals | Apply for Hep B Universal Birth Dose Honor Roll

May 20, 2014

Ensure all babies are protected from Hep B, by supporting the Hep B Universal Birth Dose Initiative.  The Hep B Vaccine Birth Dose Honor Roll: recognizes hospitals and birthing centers with excellent birth dose coverage.           Testing for Hepatitis B Virus Infection During Pregnancy Flowchart for Prenatal Providers: http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/HBV/PDFs/PerinatalAlgorithm-Prenatal.pdf Is your hospital … Continue reading Hospitals | Apply for Hep B Universal Birth Dose Honor Roll

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