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Assistance With Hepatitis C Treatment

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Outcome of Hepatitis C without any type of treatment

My husband was reciently diagnosed with Hep "C". We can't afford the treatment that the Dr. reccommended at the time, and our insurance won't cover it all. Is there any chance that he may get worse any time soon? What is the mortality rate with...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...directly contact the drug companies that make interferon to see if you can get access to medications, since your insurance will not assist you and you can't afford them.Hepatitis C progresses slowly, but your husband's disease may be more... Read more »

neupogen and hep c treatment

Hi Dr.I am currently in my 22wk of tx with pegasy/copegus 1200mg of copegus. I am geno type 1a... Read more »

how do you get patient financial assist for artefill

How do i find out about a patient assistance for Artefill, I have seen programs for Sculptra but... Read more »
Articles
Treatment Action Group

Access to Hepatitis C Treatment Through State AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs)

...Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) released the 2007 National ADAP Monitoring Project Annual Report on April 10th, 2007. Access to hepatitis C treatment is crucial for HIV/HCV coinfected people. Although hepatitis C can be treated,... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

...had to make some very serious changes on that very quickly. I had to knock that off. So, Greg. Tell me about starting the treatment for hepatitis C. Talk me through that process of you deciding to start the treatment. Then, if you can talk to... Read more »
Fair Pricing Coalition

Patient Assistance and Co-Pay Programs for HIV and Viral Hepatitis Drugs

...years, the Fair Pricing Coalition (FPC) has addressed patient health insurance co-payment (co-pay) programs and patient drug assistance programs (PAPs) for people living with HIV and/or viral hepatitis. The FPC has negotiated co-pay programs with... Read more »
The Body

HIV News & Views, January 7, 2010

...HIV/AIDS. (Article from ACRIA and GMHC)   Genetic Quirk May Explain Why Some People Don't Do Well on Hep C Treatment Hepatitis C treatment is not always effective, but researchers have long been flummoxed as to why it works for some... Read more »
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Director of Treatment & Prevention Advocacy

Posted by Robert1
...Leads Project Inform sponsored think tank style meetings to advance research and advocacy in the areas of HIV/AIDS treatment, hepatitis C treatment and biomedical HIV prevention Represents Project Inform to the press, community groups and other... Read more »

Case Management Assistant D.C.

Posted by Anonymous
...less than one MB in size; be sure to note the job title in your subject line. Current job openings include: Case Management Assistant The purpose of this position is to provide support for Case Management department of the Technical Assistance,... Read more »

Needing assistance...

Posted by A_McLarty, 1 Reply
...So I find myself in a rather desperate situation and needing advice and assistance. My doctor started me on fuzeon (T20)last week. Through the help of a local ASO I was able to secure a full weeks worth. Read more »

patient assistance programs

Posted by douglass, 3 Replies
...hey everybody- just wanted to let you know that there are some great patient assistance programs out there for alot of your hiv needs- for free meds go to your local social services office-for treatment of facial Read more »