Nirav R. Shah, M.D., the Commissioner of the New York State Health Department has released a Dear Colleague letter announcing the new Hepatitis C Testing Law.  (Section 2171) The new law, which will take effect January 1st, 2014, mandates that every individual born between 1945 and 1965 be offered a Hepatitis C screening in either an inpatient hospital or primary care facility.
Click here to read the full Dear Colleague letter outlining the implications and impacts of this new law.

Last Updated on January 25, 2020 by HepFree NYC

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