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World Hepatitis Day: Call To Action!

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Governor Baker vetoed $2.5 million in recommended funding for HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C in the Department of Public Health Line-item 4512-0103. You can help restore this funding! There are over 100,000 people living with Hepatitis C in Massachusetts. In recognition … Continue reading

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Letter to EOHHS Regarding Pharmacy Access

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EndHepCMA sent a letter to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services addressing the barriers to treatment access faced by MassHealth Managed Care Organization members. Current policy requires most members to fill their prescription using specialty pharmacy programs, … Continue reading

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Victory in Need Exchange Case

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In a decision with critical implications for the state’s efforts to combat the opioid epidemic and reduce transmission of HIV and Hepatitis C, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court today ruled unanimously that needle access programs such as those run by … Continue reading

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5/24 Coalition Meeting

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The first full meeting of EndHepCMA occurred on 5/24 at Tufts University School of Medicine. We had 56 people in attendance: 22 voting members, 7 non-voting members, 11 advisory members, and 16 nonmembers. Please contact rbaker@vpi.org for meeting notes and … Continue reading

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