Barriers and facilitators to engaging in hepatitis C management and DAA therapy among general practitioners and drug and alcohol specialists—the practitioner experience.
Marshall AD, et al. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020;206:107705.
Primary Care for Persons Who Inject Drugs
Visconti AJ. Am Fam Physician. 2019;99(2):109-116.
Clinical Resource Center
HCV Guidance: Recommendations for Testing, Managing, and Treating Hepatitis C.
American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)/Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), Last updated November 2019.
Screening for Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Adolescents and Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Recommendation Statement.
USPSTF. JAMA. 2020;323(10):970-975.
A Guide to Comprehensive Hepatitis C Counseling and Testing.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Harm Reduction Coalition.
HEP Drug Interactions.
University of Liverpool.
PREP-C: Psychosocial Readiness Evaluation and Preparation for Hepatitis C Treatment.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Action and Advocacy
Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI)
CHLPI advocates for legal, regulatory, and policy reforms to improve the health of underserved populations. It has played a pivotal role in removing Medicaid restrictions on HCV treatment.
Hepatitis Education Project (HEP)
HEP provides support, education, advocacy, and direct services for people affected by hepatitis, and works to raise hepatitis awareness among patients, medical providers, and the general public.
National Hepatitis Corrections Network (NHCN)
NHCN, managed by HEP, supports a public health approach to hepatitis education, prevention, testing, and treatment in prisons and jails.
National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable
National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) is a coalition working together to eliminate hepatitis B and C in the U.S. It offers practical online resources for practice management.
Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes)
Project ECHO is a collaborative, telecommunications-based model of medical education and care management designed to train primary care clinicians to provide specialty care in rural and underserved areas.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): Locator Map
SAMHSA provides an interactive national map that facilitates identification of local resources and services for substance use and mental health disorders.
Hepatitis C Information Center
American Liver Foundation.
The American Liver Foundation’s Hepatitis C Information Center website is a dedicated online information and resource center created in support of individuals impacted by HCV infection.
HepatitisC.net is a website for people living with HCV that offers education, tools, and resources. Articles are written by people living with or cured of HCV, patient advocates, and medical providers.
Hepatitis C Questions and Answers for the Public
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Last reviewed April 2020.
The CDC is a division within the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans. This patient-directed website addresses basics across the HCV clinical continuum.
The BodyPro — Project Inform
Project Inform promotes the development of effective HIV and HCV therapies; supports patients’ informed choices about their health; advocates for quality, affordable health care; and addresses medical strategies that prevent new infections.