Category Archives: Massachusetts Viral Hepatitis Coalition – What’s New

Coalition Comments for MassHealth 1115 Demonstration Waiver Amendment

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The Coalition drafted comments dictating our concern with the proposed changes to MassHealth. We are concerned that several proposals will decrease access and affordability of HCV care to low-income individuals. Click here to read the statement in full. MassHealth 1115 … Continue reading

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2017 Feedback on www.vpi.org, social media and digital communications

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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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