HIV, Hepatitis C and You
A Guide for Coinfected People
Getting Help and Support
Paying for Your Hep C Treatment
Like HIV treatment, hep C treatment can be extremely expensive. Fortunately, most health insurance programs will cover hep C meds and other medical costs. But what if you don't have insurance?
There are a couple of important things to remember when it comes to making sure you don't transmit hep C to another person:
Taking It Day by Day
Remember: You are not alone! Millions of Americans are living with hep C, and hundreds of thousands of them are estimated to have HIV as well.
Seek out your local HIV organization or clinic, and talk to the people there about how you can connect with other people in the same boat as you. Many organizations host support groups for people with HIV and hep C.
You can also look online at TheBody.com, where our bulletin boards, blogs, personal stories and organization listings can bring you closer to other people living with HIV/hep C coinfection.
TheBody.com is also home to a huge library of articles that can provide you with more information about living, and thriving, with HIV and hep C. We even have an online expert in our "Ask the Experts" forums who's available to answer your questions about HIV/hepatitis coinfection!
This article was provided by TheBody.com.
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