Tips from the Empire Liver Foundation on successful Hep C prior authorization.
Treatment Action Group has just released hepatitis C fact sheets in English and Spanish which are available online or hard copies can be ordered free of charge.
The purpose of Hep C directory is to provide the public and other providers with a listing of hepatitis C care and treatment providers within New York State.
Providers: check out this free interactive online tool to assess and improve a patient’s readiness to begin Hep C treatment.
HCV Current is a national initiative among the ATTC Regional Centers to increase hepatitis C (HCV) knowledge among medical and behavioral health professionals, especially staff at federally qualified health centers.
Find New York City and State viral hepatitis surveillance data to help with reports, grant applications, advocacy and more!
This is the first video in the series “Young People Who Inject” developed by Harm Reduction Coalition in partnership with the New York State Department of Health.
The CDC’s Clear Communication Index Widget is a research-based tool to help you develop and assess public communication materials for your organization or practice. You can put to the test print or web-based materials you have already drafted and make improvements for optimum use and understanding. The Clear Communication Index is designed to help you communicate clearly … Continue reading Tool | Clear Communication Index Widget (CDC)
A Rapid Teen Substance Use Screening Tool for Clinicians | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) “In the past year, on how many days have you used alcohol?…smoked cigarettes or used other tobacco products?…used marijuana?” The answers to these questions can help a busy health care provider flag a teen’s problematic use of these substances, … Continue reading Rapid Teen Substance Use Screening Tool for Clinicians (NIDA)
The NYC Liver Health mobile app was developed in 2014 by the NYC Health Department to provide hepatitis B and hepatitis C screening, care and treatment information and health care access tools to patients and providers.
Alcohol use significantly increases the risk for developing fibrosis, cirrhosis, and liver cancer in people living with hepatitis. New Health Dept materials provide guidance in screening patients with hepatitis for alcohol use and steps to take to reduce risk.
Hep C can now be easily cured, as long as you can get the meds. Find tips for getting Hep C meds covered here!
Provider Reporting: How to Report Diseases, Events, and Conditions to the New York City Health Department. The Guide provides a Table of all reportable diseases, and events including instructions on how and when they should be reported. The Guide is currently available on-line at http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/downloads/pdf/hcp/reporting-guide.pdf. Please share with your colleagues and email Molly Kratz (firstname.lastname@example.org) … Continue reading Provider Reporting | How to Report Diseases, Events & Conditions to the NYC Health Dept
Up to 50% of cirrhosis patients are at risk for — or may already have — covert hepatic encephalopathy, whose symptoms are particularly hard to diagnose using a routine physical examination. In a researcher blog from DDW, Jasmohan S. Bajaj, MBBS, MD, MS, offers insight into his new smartphone application that can quickly identify patients … Continue reading EncephalApp | Smartphone app to identify hepatic encephalopathy in 5 mins
The emerging epidemic of Hep C infection among young people is linked to prior misuse of prescription opioids who later transitioned to heroin injection. Health care providers can play a central role in reversing the epidemic of opioid analgesic misuse and overdose deaths. In New York City, rates of overdose death from opioid analgesics increased … Continue reading Opioid Analgesic Action Kit (NYC Health Dept)
See the NYC Hepatitis Tester Toolkit Dear Partner, Hepatitis Awareness Month and the fourth annual national Hepatitis Testing Day on May 19th are just around the corner. Below are links to specific resources, as well as some suggestions on how to help spread the word about viral hepatitis. Throughout the month of May, we will … Continue reading National Hepatitis Testing Day: Planning Toolkit (CDC)
The NYC Department of Health now offers a text messaging service for liver health and hepatitis linkage to care.
The NYC Health Department produced a public service announcement encouraging Hep C testing and treatment.
The NYC Department of Health produced a public service announcement encouraging hepatitis B screening and vaccination. The PSA is in English, Spanish and Chinese.
To view the full NYC Hepatitis B and C Surveillance Report click here See also NYC Health Department Online Data Portal EpiQuery. Click here
The New York State Department of Health has published two new posters targeting Hep C testing for baby boomers.
Hep-SBIRT is a tailored Alcohol Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) intervention model providers can use with hepatitis patients. The screening and intervention is billable through Medicaid, Medicare and commercial insurances.
The New York State Department of Health Clinical Education Initiative (CEI) provides a wealth of resources for medical providers. From educational trainings to technical assistance, our mission is to support medical providers so they may provide the highest quality care for their patients. One tool is the Clinical Consultation Line which connects medical providers … Continue reading CME | Hep C Clinical Education Initiative @ NYS Dept of Health
Wondering what viral hepatitis specific laws are in place in NYS? See a comprehensive list of laws here.
The NYC pharmacies listed below provide Hep B & C Treatment Adherence Programs. These local specialty pharmacies can help with ordering medication, counseling patients about use, and providing treatment adherence support. Albany Aureus Health Services Pharmacy Janet Escalante: (718)-775-5018 email@example.com Services: Patient Benefit Investigations, Help Obtaining Financial Assistance, Prior Authorization Handling and Appeals Support, Order Scheduling … Continue reading Specialty Pharmacy Hep B & C Treatment Adherence Programs
NYC Liver Health: The Liver Health app is a central mobile hub for Hep C info, risk assessment, hep services site locator, connection to support, news alerts & much more. Available on Android and iPhone. Download & share!
Family Promise: Get Tested for Hepatitis B Video by CDC & Hep B United
New Website Launched on Health System Changes On May 5, CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) launched the Prevention of HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STDs, and TB Through Health Care Website, an online resource to help state, local, and tribal public health agencies, community-based organizations, and other partners leverage changes in the … Continue reading CDC Launches “Prevention Through Health Care” Website
Medication Patient Assistance Programs Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs: Hepatitis C. HCV Advocate. Partnership for Prescription Assistance Programs. Brings together America’s pharmaceutical companies, doctors, other health care providers, patient advocacy organizations and community groups to help qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get free or low-cost medicines through the public or private program that’s right for them. Medications Covered: … Continue reading Hep C Meds: Patient Assistance Programs (Private & Pharma)
Hep C Care Coordination Toolkit for NYC Harm Reduction Programs Providing Services in affiliation with the Injection Drug Users Health Alliance (IDUHA) www.IDUHA.org Hep C Prevention Education Hepatitis C Counseling Best Practices Manual – Harm Reduction Coalition. for practitioners/workers that will be providing needle exchange participants Hepatitis C testing and discussing risk reduction strategies. These are … Continue reading Hep C Care Coordination Toolkit for NYC Harm Reduction Programs
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)
Watch this great video on hepatitis vaccination developed by Callen-Lorde TV
Hep-Cap Hep C evaluation, care and treatment at no cost to eligible patients. Funded by the NYS Department of Health. Two locations: Mount Sinai Primary Care HCV Program. Contact: Jocelyn.firstname.lastname@example.org Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Division of Substance Abuse. Contact: email@example.com Public Hospitals (HHC) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) are required to provide care regardless of ability to … Continue reading Free/Low Cost Hepatitis Care & Treatment
Every 15 hours another New Yorker dies waiting for a life-saving organ transplant. It doesn’t have to be this way. Sign up to be an organ donor today.http://www.HateTheWait.org
Touro College of Pharmacy: Internship Program 230 W 125th Street New York, New York 10027 Touro College of Pharmacy strives to prepare students to be competent, caring, and ethical professionals dedicated to providing individualized care to patients, involved in community health, and supporting the health care team. If you are interested in developing a … Continue reading Touro Pharmacy Interns: Seeking placement at NYC organizations
In this old school rap video join Lady Hep A, The Notorious HBV, Funk Master C and Mistress CL Smooth as they school you on some basic Hepatitis knowledge. Get a glimpse of the ABCs of Hepatitis.
Please help us evaluate and improve the NYC Health Department’s Hepatitis Serology Cheat Sheet by filling in a 7-question survey.