On February 7, 2017, government representatives; medical providers; harm reduction and social service providers; and community advocates came together in Albany for the nation’s first Hep C Elimination Summit.
The letter will be sent to all United States Senators before they vote this week on a budget resolution that will pave the way for repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
The American Medical Association launched a website for consumers to tell their stories of how rising prices are affecting their health and their pocketbooks.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) made the final decision to cover screening for hepatitis B infection at no cost to individuals entitled to benefits under Medicare Part A or enrolled in Medicare Part B.
The letter of support urges the House and Senate Appropriations Committees to fund the Division of Viral Hepatitis at a level of $62.8 million in FY2017.