Week Ending September 7, 2021

What to Do If You’re Denied Insurance Coverage for Hepatitis C
“Hepatitis C is a viral infection that damages the liver. Nearly 2.4 million people in the United States live with the condition, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)”

Understanding Hepatitis C in Children
“Hepatitis C is a viral infection that impacts between 2.4 and 4.7 million people in the United States alone, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. And of those individuals, the American Liver Foundation reports that an estimated 23,000 to 46,000 are children.”

Study: Carving Out Hepatitis C Therapies from Medicaid Managed Care Increases Use
“Carve-out benefits of antiviral hepatitis C medications from Medicaid managed care prescription drug coverage can increase access and reduce economic burden of untreated hepatitis C infections, according to a recent study published in JAMA Health Forum.”

Do You Know Enough About Hepatitis?
“Hepatitis, known as liver inflammation among the people, occurs mostly with viral effects. Saying that hepatitis, which is mostly manifested by symptoms such as jaundice, loss of appetite, and fatigue, will become chronic if not treated, one of the Doctor Calendar experts, Internal Diseases Specialist. Dr. Tuğba Taşcı recommends eating healthy, giving importance to hygiene and getting vaccinated to prevent hepatitis.”