The Oregon Health Authority is moving to expand treatment for hepatitis C to everyone on the Oregon Health Plan who’s infected.
State prisons across the U.S. are failing to treat at least 144,000 inmates who have hepatitis C, a curable but potentially fatal liver disease, according to a recent survey and subsequent interviews of state corrections departments.
The exploding cost of brand-name prescription wonder drugs dominated talk Tuesday at the recent State of Reform conference at the downtown Portland Hilton, and Rep.
Cambridge, MA --- (September 15, 2015) The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) of Harvard Law School, in collaboration with Caring Ambassadors and One in Four Chronic Health, will host a forum in Portland, Oregon today on treatment access for patients living with hepatitis C (HCV)
Patients with chronic hepatitis C will soon have access to a less invasive test for liver problems that could help them qualify for new medications.
Taking questions mostly from representatives of pharmaceutical companies at the State of Reform conference, Dr.