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Hepatitis C: What to Know Now about Testing and Treatment
This fact sheet for health care providers discusses the impact of hepatitis C infection in Massachusetts, summarizes evidence-based recommendations for testing and treatment, and provides resources to support clinical decision-making. 

Hepatitis C Virus Testing and Treatment in Massachusetts: Key Findings from Analysis of Medical Claims Data, 2016-2020
Key findings are presented from an analysis of medical claims data about hepatitis C testing and treatment, along with recommendations for health care providers.  Resources to support clinical practice are included.

Hepatitis C Virus Testing Practices: Key Findings from an Assessment of Clinical Laboratories in Massachusetts, 2022
Key findings are presented from a survey about hepatitis C testing practices among clinical laboratories in Massachusetts. Recommendations and resources to support laboratories and health care providers in adopting recommended testing practices are provided.

2022 Integrated HIV, STD, and Viral Hepatitis Report (PDF)
The 2022 Integrated HIV, STD, and Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Report provides data reported to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health by health care providers and laboratories consistent with regulation (105 CMR 300.000).  This report addresses chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, HIV, and hepatitis A, B, and C. An accessible version of this report is also available.

Frequently Asked Questions: Prior Authorization for Hepatitis C Virus Treatment
This FAQ presented by the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation, Harvard Law School summarizes coverage provided by MassHealth for treatment of hepatitis C infection and addresses common questions regarding prior authorization for treatment. 

Training and Education on Hepatitis C Testing and Treatment for Health Care Providers. Through a collaboration between BIDLS/DPH and the New England AIDS Education and Training Center (NEAETC), primary care providers can receive education and training on hepatitis C testing and treatment at no cost. Resources available include self-paced, online education (CE credits available) coupled with clinical mentoring and consultation, access to a statewide clinical Community of Practice, as well as training and technical assistance for individual clinics/facilities.  Contact for more information.

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