Public health experts say this reflects a continuing reluctance to treat addiction as a health issue.
The list price of Epclusa is $74,760; the generic is priced at $24,000.
Unlike states, Puerto Rico’s federal funding for Medicaid is capped, leaving health officials with a difficult choice when considering covering hepatitis C drugs.
There were no harm reduction measures available to me when I was in active heroin addiction. If there had been, I might have a different health outcome than I do today.
Cirrhosis deaths have increased in every state but one.
The disease is common in prison populations but states face a catch-22: spend their entire medical budgets on newer drugs or use cheaper treatments that are less effective.
When it comes to STDs, it doesn’t get more confusing than hepatitis.
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An underground buyer’s club has sprung up to meet demand for unfunded Hep C drugs in New Zealand. It’s legal, so why are so many doctors not telling their patients about accessing potentially life-saving treatment?