Programs

NYC has many special hepatitis B and C programs to ensure health care access for all.

HepCap | NYS Hep C Patient Assistance Program (NYS DOH)

A program covering cost of medical evaluation and care for Hep C patients. Goal: To ensure hepatitis C infected individuals have appropriate access to hepatitis C-related medical services. HepCAP serves Hep C-infected New York State residents who are uninsured and who meet program established eligibility criteria. PATIENT ELIGIBILITY: 1) Residency – New York State 2) Medical … Continue reading HepCap | NYS Hep C Patient Assistance Program (NYS DOH)

Project INSPIRE: NYC Hep C Care Coordination Program

Project INSPIRE¬†is a comprehensive Hepatitis C Care Coordination Program. The program is open to people diagnosed with hepatitis C who have Medicaid or Medicare. Patients enrolled in Project INSPIRE will receive expert patient navigation and clinical care coordination services to help go through the hepatitis C medical evaluation and treatment for hepatitis C with ease. … Continue reading Project INSPIRE: NYC Hep C Care Coordination Program

Free Hep C Rapid Test Kits Program (NYS Health Dept)

Hepatitis C Rapid Testing Program New York State Department of Health Provided by The New York State Department of Health to programs that demonstrate the infrastructure to support HCV rapid testing, including: a valid CLIA permit and linkages with providers that at a minimum conduct HCV diagnostic testing (HCV RNA by PCR). See full program … Continue reading Free Hep C Rapid Test Kits Program (NYS Health Dept)

Coalition against Hepatitis in People of African Origin (CHIPO) NYC

Viral Hepatitis is highly endemic in many parts of Africa (defined by the CDC as 8-20%), and prevalence rates amongst Africans living in the U.S. are similar to rates in Africa. There is a large African-born population living in the United States, specifically in New York City.¬† However, there is a lack of public health … Continue reading Coalition against Hepatitis in People of African Origin (CHIPO) NYC