State-specific resources to assist providers in navigating health coverage requirements that may impact the prescription of hepatitis c treatment.
Liver disease that is tied to HCV infection is a leading cause of death among HIV-infected individuals. Ryan White-funded clinics are taking on a greater role in not only managing HCV disease but also providing HCV treatments, which was once considered too toxic and risky but is less so given new and emerging HCV drug regimens. Hepatitis B is also a major challenge for many people with HIV.
Guidelines and Manuals
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)August 2019
U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesMay 2019
Federal guidelines for treatment, prevention and care of HIV disease and opportunistic infections.
AETC National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC)September 2018
Online training platform to meet the core competency knowledge for HIV prevention, screening, diagnosis, and ongoing treatment and care to healthcare providers in the United States.
These resources synthesize findings from the federally funded SPNS Hepatitis C Treatment Expansion Initiative, which focused on HCV treatment among coinfected patients.
Webinars and Training
AETC National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC)July 2017
An evidence-based online curriculum for healthcare providers and trainers of health care providers on HIV/HCV co-infection among people of color.
National Center for Innovation in HIV CareSeptember 2015
Review of the role of primary care in HCV screening and management, current recommendations for treatment in HCV mono-infected and HCV-HIV co-infected individuals, and ways to overcome challenges of integrating HCV into health centers and other primary care settings.
Review of the availability of testing, care and treatment for individuals who are mono-infected with hepatitis C (HCV) and co-infected with HCV and HIV.
Tools and Job Aids
RAND CorporationFebruary 2017
Tools to help patients and providers assess their readiness to undertake Hepatitis C treatment.
Reports and Best Practices
Dissemination of Evidence Informed-Interventions Project (DEII)November 2017
Evidence-informed HIV Care And Treatment Intervention (CATI) packages.
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB)November 2016
Consultation meeting regarding strategies to increase hepatitis C (HCV) treatment within ADAPs.
AETC National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC)January 2018
HIV clinical training resources and and collaborative support for the AETC Program.
U.S. federal agency that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation.
University of WashingtonMay 2013
Hepatitis C infection resources for medical providers with a listing of HCV medication, online training modules, slide lectures, tools and calculators, and a bibliography.