N.J. Expands Vital Hepatitis C Treatments for Medicaid Enrollees

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(TRENTON) – The New Jersey Department of Human Services on Tuesday announced expanded hepatitis C treatments for all Medicaid enrollees in the state, a policy facilitated by increased funding in the fiscal year 2019 budget. The improvement comes amid ongoing concern about increased infections due to the opioid epidemic and a growing focus on identifying and treating hepatitis C infection among Baby Boomers. 

New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson said that under t...Read More