The deadline is approaching (Tues, April 30th) for organizations and companies to sign the letter urging Secretary Sebelius to ensure that Medicare incorporates hepatitis C screening into the Welcome to Medicare exam and the Medicare annual wellness visit. This action would greatly expand HCV testing among those born between 1945 and 1965 and mark a significant step forward in implementing the CDC’s testing guidelines. Following the letter is a list of signatures as of April 24.

The deadline for signing the letter is 5 pm Eastern, Tuesday, April 30, 2013. The letter will be sent to the Secretary on May 1st, the first day of Hepatitis Awareness Month.

To sign this letter, please send name of organization, city, and state to rclary@nvhr.org
Deadline: 5 pm Eastern, Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Please forward this widely and encourage other organizations to sign!

 

 

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