NYS Medicaid FFS removed prior authorizations for first time direct acting antivirals (DAAs) treatment of Hep C infection and for re-treatment within one year for any reason.
The new NASTAD Hep C Community Navigation Toolkit consists of program protocols, data collection tools, and patient education materials used in the Hep C patient navigation programs developed by the NYC Health Department.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, CMS expanded payment for telehealth services so that Medicare beneficiaries can get convenient and high-quality care from the comfort of their home while avoiding unnecessary exposure to the COVID-19 virus. CMS is now reviewing the temporary ...
Request for Comment on Draft Recommendations to Support Expansion of Hep C Treatment in Opioid ProgramsAdvocacy
Opportunity to comment on letter by a group of clinical providers working to promote policy changes that have the potential to improve capacity to treat hepatitis C in Opioid Treatment Programs in New York State.
The new CDC algorithm for testing and treating pregnant women for hepatitis B The PHBPP Perinatal Algorithm has been finalized and is now posted on the Division of Viral Hepatitis webpage. The link is below: https://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/hbv/perinatalxmtn.htm Here you will find...
In March 2020, the United States Preventive Services Task Force recommended one-time screening for hepatitis C in people aged 18-79. Simplified treatment guidance has been developed for hepatitis B and C.
Send an email to your New York City Council Member to ask them to refund the Viral Hepatitis Initiative in FY21!