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New NYS Law | RNs Authorized to Administer Hep C Test Without Physician Orders

Subject: GOVERNOR CUOMO SIGNS BILL EXPANDING ACCESS TO HEPATITIS C TESTINGState of New York | Executive Chamber Andrew M. Cuomo | GovernorFor Immediate Release: September 16, 2014GOVERNOR CUOMO SIGNS BILL EXPANDING ACCESS TO HEPATITIS C TESTINGGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed into law a bill that increases access to hepatitis C, or HCV, tests by allowing […]

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HAP Sign-On Statement | People w/ Hep C Deserve Lifesaving Treatment

Hepatitis Appropriations Partnership (HAP) Sign-on Statement: All People With Hepatitis C Deserve Lifesaving Treatment In response to the escalating crisis in access to new, lifesaving hepatitis C medications, a coalition of organizations and medical providers (see list below) has developed the following sign-on statement. The voice of the hepatitis C community must be heard during […]

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Hep C Patients: Share your photo for ‘I Deserve a Cure!’ campaign

In order to ensure all Hep C patients have access to life saving medications, Project Inform is collecting photographs of patients, holding a sign that says, “I Deserve a Hep C Cure Because…” with the phrase completed. Submit your photo today! Project Inform “I deserve a Hep C Cure Because…” DESCRIPTION OF THE CAMPAIGN Project […]

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Specialty Pharmacy Hep C Treatment Adherence Programs

The NYC pharmacies listed below provide HCV Treatment Adherence Programs. These local specialty pharmacies can help with ordering HCV medication, counseling patients about use, and providing treatment adherence support. Local Specialty Pharmacies Aureus Health Services Specialty Pharmacy Janet Escalante: (718)-775-5018 [email protected] Website:  http://aureushealthservices.com/specialty-pharmacy/ Services: Patient Benefit Investigations, Help Obtaining Financial Assistance, Prior Authorization Handling and Appeals Support, […]

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Funding | Advancing Interventions to Improve Medication Adherence (R01) (PA-14-334)

Advancing Interventions to Improve Medication Adherence (R01) (PA-14-334) This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is being issued by the NIH Adherence Network through the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR), with participation from multiple NIH Institutes and Centers, including NCCAM. This FOA seeks Research Project Grant (R01) applications that propose interventions to significantly improve medication […]

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Hep C Patients: Share your photo for ‘I Deserve a Cure!’ campaign

In order to ensure all Hep C patients have access to life saving medications, Project Inform is collecting photographs of patients, holding a sign that says, “I Deserve a Hep C Cure Because…” with the phrase completed. Submit your photo today! Project Inform “I deserve a Hep C Cure Because…” DESCRIPTION OF THE CAMPAIGN Project […]

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New NYS Law | RNs Authorized to Administer Hep C Test Without Physician Orders

Subject: GOVERNOR CUOMO SIGNS BILL EXPANDING ACCESS TO HEPATITIS C TESTINGState of New York | Executive Chamber Andrew M. Cuomo | GovernorFor Immediate Release: September 16, 2014GOVERNOR CUOMO SIGNS BILL EXPANDING ACCESS TO HEPATITIS C TESTINGGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed into law a bill that increases access to hepatitis C, or HCV, tests by allowing […]

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Funding | Advancing Interventions to Improve Medication Adherence (R01) (PA-14-334)

Advancing Interventions to Improve Medication Adherence (R01) (PA-14-334) This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is being issued by the NIH Adherence Network through the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR), with participation from multiple NIH Institutes and Centers, including NCCAM. This FOA seeks Research Project Grant (R01) applications that propose interventions to significantly improve medication […]

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Specialty Pharmacy Hep C Treatment Adherence Programs

The NYC pharmacies listed below provide HCV Treatment Adherence Programs. These local specialty pharmacies can help with ordering HCV medication, counseling patients about use, and providing treatment adherence support. Local Specialty Pharmacies Aureus Health Services Specialty Pharmacy Janet Escalante: (718)-775-5018 [email protected] Website:  http://aureushealthservices.com/specialty-pharmacy/ Services: Patient Benefit Investigations, Help Obtaining Financial Assistance, Prior Authorization Handling and Appeals Support, […]

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Job | Behavioral Health Educator @ AIDS Service Center NYC

Job description REPORTS TO: Director of Prevention Services SUPERVISEES: 4 Peer Navigators EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full Time/Regular, Non-Exempt DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Conduct targeted outreach to PLWH/A needing behavioral health treatment through education and awareness activities Completes program intake and performs behavioral health screenings using standardized tools Provides individual behavioral health education sessions utilizing Motivational Interviewing and […]

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Leaders Call For End To Hep C Treatment Access Crisis

Urge HHS Secretary Burwell to ensure lifesaving treatment is available for everyone living with the chronic, infectious, life-threatening disease.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | September 10, 2014   Contact:          Ryan Clary, National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable, [email protected], (415) 235-8593 Emalie Huriaux, Project Inform, [email protected], (510) 469-7941   A coalition of leading hepatitis C advocacy organizations and […]

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Job | Hep B Program Coordinator: Center for Asian Health, SBMC (NJ)

            Full-time position as Hepatitis B Program Coordinator. The Hepatitis B Program Coordinator will be responsible for development and implementation of a community-based hepatitis B outreach, screening and linkage-to-care program in the Asian community in New Jersey as part of a CDC-funded grant. LOCATION Center for Asian Health, Saint Barnabas […]

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Job | Director of Policy NY @ Housing Works Inc.

DIRECTOR OF NY POLICY  Job posted by: Housing Works Inc. Posted on: September 8, 2014 Job description Summary Description: The Director of Policy analyzes the impact that Global, National, City and State HIV/AIDS, health, housing, and human services law and policy will have on people living with HIV and AIDS and those providing AIDS health care or […]

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Job | PSYCHOTHERAPIST LCSW – LMHC (P/T) @ Housing Works Inc.

PSYCHOTHERAPIST LCSW – LMHC (P/T)  Job posted by: Housing Works Inc. Posted on: September 8, 2014 Job description Summary Description: The LCSW –Licensed Clinical Social Worker and/or LMHC – Licensed Mental Health Counselor is responsible for providing multiple aspects of psychotherapeutic counseling for caseload of OASAS clients, including assessments, development of treatment plans, case management, crisis intervention, […]

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Public Meeting | NYS Medicaid Drug Utilization Review Board (Hep C Med Review)

  NYS Medicaid Drug Utilization Review Board Meeting Hepatitis C medications will be reviewed during the meeting. September 18, 2014 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Albany Open to the public. The Board will review the following pharmacotherapies and recommend clinical criteria and/or interventions to ensure appropriate utilization Hepatitis C Virus – Clinical Criteria Review (pegylated […]

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