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December 2014 #HepFreeNYC Newsletter

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Upcoming Events

Coalition on Positive Health Empowerment (COPE) Health Educator Workshop Series
Medical Providers
View Upcoming Events on our Coalition Calendar
Screening & Vaccination: Covered under ACA!
CDC & USPSTF  recommend viral hepatitis vaccination and/or screening for people at risk. Due to these recommendations, ACA compliant health insurance plans are required to cover Hep B Vaccination and Screening, and Hep C Screening - with no cost sharing. Click here to learn more

If Health Insurance is not covering services see website for Complaint & Appeals here


Prevention & Liver Health

Policy Watch

Current Issues

Funding Board

Job Board

Join Us!

Tools & Resources

Health Insurance Open Enrollment 2014 is now! #GetCovered
See one page guide to the Health Insurance Marketplace from

Text CoverdNYC to 877877 to find in-person help enrolling in health insurance:  #CoveredNYC

Text Liver to 877877 to find Hep B & C Testing and Medical Care in NYC
Site Locators  
Hep C App! Download Free on Android and iPhone.
New Medical Provider Resources

AASLD Conference Coverage. Clinical Care Options.

Hepatitis C Clinical Consultation Line. NYS DOH Clinical Education Initiative connects medical providers to experienced specialists. After providing general information about your question or case, an experienced clinician will be connected with you to answer your questions and provide guidance. For medical providers only - not for general public. (866)637-2342.
NYS Law mandates that health care providers offer Hep C Screening to Baby Boomers (born 1945-1965). Learn more

Screening Programs for the Uninsured can be found here
Hep-SBIRT: Substance Abuse (Alcohol) Brief Intervention & Referral for Treatment tailored for hepatitis patients. 

NYC Health Department will offer Hep-SBIRT Training Quarterly in 2015! Join the Training invitation list

SBIRT is a billable service under Medicaid, Medicare & Private Insurance. Reimbursement guidance. 
Psychosocial Readiness Evaluation and Preparation for Hepatitis C Treatment (PREP-C):
A free treatment readiness and preparedness tool. Check it out!

Articles, Reports & Presentations

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