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Sign Letter of Thanks to Congress for introducing Viral Hepatitis Testing Act

Please join NVHR in signing the linked letter of support and thanks to our champions in Congress for introducing the Viral Hepatitis Testing Act. We would like to deliver this letter on the occasion of the first viral hepatitis testing day …on May 19th. The letter will also serve to educate members of Congress about the Act and encourage them to add their names to the list of co-sponsors. Please send your organization’s endorsement to Mimi Schott – mschott@nvhr.org by no later than COB on Friday, May 11, 2012. Include the name of your organization and your city and state.

Learn more: http://www.nvhr.org/content/viral-hepatitis-testing-act

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HAP Sign-On Statement | People w/ Hep C Deserve Lifesaving Treatment

August 11, 2014

Hepatitis Appropriations Partnership (HAP) Sign-on Statement: All People With Hepatitis C Deserve Lifesaving Treatment In response to the escalating crisis in access to new, lifesaving hepatitis C medications, a coalition of organizations and medical providers (see list below) has developed the following sign-on statement. The voice of the hepatitis C community must be heard during … Continue reading HAP Sign-On Statement | People w/ Hep C Deserve Lifesaving Treatment

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Congressional Leaders Introduce Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2014(HEAA)

August 5, 2014

The Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2014 was introduced by Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard and other members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus and Congressional Black Caucus. This Act builds upon the Affordable Care Act by further providing federal resources, policies, and infrastructure to eliminate health disparities in all populations. The HEAA aims to … Continue reading Congressional Leaders Introduce Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2014(HEAA)

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May 14 Hep Awareness Month Press Conference: Media Advisory

May 13, 2013

                                                   MEDIA ADVISORY Contact:           John Hellman Tel: 646-377-6115;  jhellman@latinoaids.org New York City Leaders and Federal Officials Call for Action to Address the Impact of Viral Hepatitis What: Elected officials, community leaders and public health officials will announce free and low cost hepatitis screenings and unveil a new PSA campaign in New York City, San … Continue reading May 14 Hep Awareness Month Press Conference: Media Advisory

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Presidential Proclamation | World Hepatitis Day 2014

August 11, 2014

See original post here. Presidential Proclamation — World Hepatitis Day, 2014 WORLD HEPATITIS DAY, 2014 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Around the world, one in twelve people are living with viral hepatitis. In the United States, millions of Americans are infected with … Continue reading Presidential Proclamation | World Hepatitis Day 2014

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Protect Public Health Funding!

September 26, 2012

Your action is urgently needed to protect public health funding from devastating cuts beginning in Jan 2013! Send a message to your senators and represenative urging them to take action by going to APHA’s Advocacy page. A disturbing report released by the White House last week highlights the damaging impact that pending cuts under sequestration … Continue reading Protect Public Health Funding!

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Viekira Pak now preferred under NYS Medicaid Fee For Service (FFS)

March 9, 2015

Update 3/27/15: NYS Commissioner of Health approves changes for Viekira Pak Medicaid FFS prior authorization Medicaid Pharmacy Prior Authorization Programs Update On February 26, 2015, the New York State Medicaid Drug Utilization Review (DUR) Board recommended changes to the Medicaid pharmacy prior authorization programs. The Commissioner of Health has reviewed the recommendations of the Board … Continue reading Viekira Pak now preferred under NYS Medicaid Fee For Service (FFS)

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