HCV Health Policy Developments in Response to the National Viral Hepatitis Action Plan: A Brief Update

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  • Hepatitis C virus (HCV) kills 366,000 people worldwide and 17,000 people in the United States each year. In 2011, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a national viral hepatitis action plan to control and combat HCV in the United States. This article provides a brief update of HCV health policy developments that have emerged since publication of HHS's national viral hepatitis action plan and concludes with a discussion of the public health impact of these recent HCV health policy developments.
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  • Guo Y; Sims OT
  • Start Page

  • 77
  • End Page

  • 81
  • Volume

  • 32
  • Issue

  • 2