Hepatitis C

Oregon Aims to Eliminate Hepatitis C Infections

The state has the highest mortality rate in the country but a move by the Oregon Health Authority to expand expensive treatment could wipe out the virus, if medical modeling is correct.

The Oregon Health Authority is moving to expand treatment for hepatitis C to everyone on the Oregon Health Plan who’s infected.

Prisons Fail to Offer Cure to Inmates with Deadly Hepatitis C

State prisons across the U.S. are not treating nearly all infected inmates for hepatitis C, a deadly liver disease that is curable with new, expensive treatments.

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.

Greenlick Wants State Action on Drug Prices While Wyden Continues Federal Work

The high cost of innovative new pharmaceutical drugs has health plans concerned about how to pay for the drugs and patient advocates worried that sick people may be prevented from getting the care they need.

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.

Harvard Law School's Center For Health Law and Policy Innovation Hosts Open Forum on Hepatitis C in Oregon

Forum Brings Together Experts and Community Members in the Midst of a Medical Crisis

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)

New Hepatitis C Drug Could Cost State $690 Million

At the same time, the drug’s manufacturer, Gilead Sciences, had 85.85 percent profits in June and sells the drug much cheaper to other countries.

Taking questions mostly from representatives of pharmaceutical companies at the State of Reform conference, Dr.

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