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Changes in Medicaid Coverage of Hepatitis C Therapies
The high cost of Hepatitis C treatments has led 36 state Medicaid Programs to limit their treatment coverage to only those with advanced Hepatitis C. Many states are ill-equipped to predict the long-term impact of this decision.
Our researchers used a validated hepatitis C microsimulation model on the PA Medicaid population to predict the disease outcomes and costs associated with this change. The research was published in Healthcare (The Netherlands).