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In recognition of Hepatitis Testing Day, May 19, The AIDS Institute has released a Hepatitis C (HCV) Testing Coverage Guide to assist health care providers with navigating each of the major healthcare payers’ coverage options for preventive services, specifically for HCV screening. Additionally, the guide will help educate people on the need to get tested […]

Clinical Trial Search Website

May 6, 2014 | Comments Off

TrialReach is a user-friendly search engine for clinical trials in your neighborhood. Results include an overview of the trial, including eligibility requirements and who to contact.   TrialReach is compliant with HONcode. Learn more about the company here.  

New Website Launched on Health System Changes On May 5, CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) launched the Prevention of HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STDs, and TB Through Health Care Website, an online resource to help state, local, and tribal public health agencies, community-based organizations, and other partners leverage changes in the […]

Medication Patient Assistance Programs Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs: Hepatitis C. HCV Advocate. Partnership for Prescription Assistance Programs. Brings together America’s pharmaceutical companies, doctors, other health care providers, patient advocacy organizations and community groups to help qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get free or low-cost medicines through the public or private program that’s right for them. Medications Covered: […]

Online Resources: ACCESS NY: ACCESS NYC is a free service that helps you find out if you may qualify for over 30 City, State and Federal benefit programs. You can use this service anonymously or you can create an account. NYS Health Insurance Marketplace: Compare health insurance plans available through the NYS Marketplace and enroll online […]

Hep B & C Patient Navigator Network

April 21, 2014 | Comments Off

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The New York City Hep B & C Patient Navigator Network brings together the knowledge and voices of those who work assisting patients with Hepatitis B & C through the health care system to encourage an open dialogue and exchange of useful information throughout this professional community. The NYC Patient Navigator Network covers topics regarding access-to-care,  […]

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 City View Pharmacy – Harry Xidias: (718)545-2550 [email protected] Website:  www.cityviewpharmacy.com Services: Custom Medication Schedules, Custom Information Packets, Custom Blister Packs, Free Prescription Delivery, Monthly Reminders, […]

Hep C Care Coordination Toolkit for NYC Harm Reduction Programs Providing Services in affiliation with the Injection Drug Users Health Alliance (IDUHA) www.IDUHA.org Hep C Prevention Education Hepatitis C Counseling Best Practices Manual - Harm Reduction Coalition. for practitioners/workers that will be providing needle exchange participants Hepatitis C testing and discussing risk reduction strategies. These are […]

Hepatitis C Rapid Testing Program New York State Department of Health Provided by The New York State Department of Health to programs that demonstrate the infrastructure to support HCV rapid testing, including: a valid CLIA permit and linkages with providers that at a minimum conduct HCV diagnostic testing (HCV RNA by PCR). See full program […]

Hep B & C Community Testing Programs

December 9, 2013 | Comments Off

The following organizations provide Hepatitis B or C Testing in NYC in the community or ‘in the field.’  Please contact these organizations to refer for testing or to collaborate on special events. Hep B Field or Mobile Testing Programs African Services Committee - Aaron Vanderhoff, Hepatitis Coordinator ([email protected])  (212) 222-3882 x122 APICHA  – Joseph Akima, Project Manager ([email protected]) […]

Hep C Prevention Education Hepatitis C Counseling Best Practices Manual – Harm Reduction Coalition. for practitioners/workers that will be providing needle exchange participants Hepatitis C testing and discussing risk reduction strategies. These are guidelines that assume a basic understanding of the Hepatitis C Virus and its medical consequences. Viral Hepatitis 101 Training. NYC Health Department […]

TOP NEWS Health Department Announces Plan to Combat Hepatitis C The NYC Health Department today released the City’s first-ever plan for reducing illness and death from the hepatitis C virus (HCV), a disease that now accounts for more annual deaths nationwide than HIV/AIDS. In Hepatitis C in New York City: State of the Epidemic and Action […]

Hepatitis C RNA Reflex Tests Now Available from Commercial Labs RNA testing is needed to confirm current hepatitis C infection in patients who test positive for hepatitis C antibody. Too often, though, the RNA test is not ordered after a positive antibody test. Now, clinicians can now order a hepatitis C reflex test from several […]

Free or Low Cost Hepatitis Care & Treatment

September 18, 2013 | Comments Off

Hep-Cap Hep C evaluation, care and treatment at no cost to eligible patients. Funded by the NYS Department of Health. Two locations: Mount Sinai Primary Care HCV Program. Contact: [email protected] Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Division of Substance Abuse. Contact: [email protected] Public Hospitals (HHC) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) are required to provide care regardless of ability to […]

The opening of the New York Health Benefit Exchange is just 63 days away!  That means we have a lot of work to do to get the word out, to learn, and to plan for enrolling as many as possible of the approximately 2.5 million in New York without health insurance.  Your role is critical, […]

Pharmacy Interns can be placed at your program

December 26, 2012 | Comments Off

Touro College of Pharmacy: Internship Program 230 W 125th Street New York, New York 10027   Touro College of Pharmacy strives to prepare students to be competent, caring, and ethical professionals dedicated to providing individualized care to patients, involved in community health, and supporting the health care team. If you are interested in developing a […]

  Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral for Treatment (SBIRT) for Alcohol & Substance Abuse  is a billable service under Medicaid, Medicare and Commercial Insurance. SBIRT is an evidence-based practice model which is proven to be successful in modifying the consumption/use patterns of at-risk substance users and in identifying individuals who need more extensive, specialized treatment. Both […]

Advance your career as a nonprofit leader! Fordham Center for Nonprofit Leaders – Executive Education Training Program. Three consecutive Saturdays of intensive executive education, as well as a year of free mentoring with a CEO of a nonprofit organization and continual Center support. Tuition: $535 per participant. Next training: November 3, 10, 17 from 9:30a-4:30p […]

HEPATITIS C/HIV POINT-OF-CARE TESTING TECHNOLOGIES Half-Day Training through NYC Department of Health T-TAP Program Trainings Occur Quarterly and are Free! Who Should Attend? Clinical and non-clinical service providers involved in conducting HIV and HCV testing and in linking persons who test positive to medical care. T-TAP Training Prerequisites: Understanding Hepatitis A,B,C is a prerequisite for […]

Citizens Committee for NYC Fall 2012 Neighborhood Leadership Institute workshop series is here! Join us for workshops in Manhattan or Brownsville, Brooklyn, and learn the skills needed to better your community. Workshops are for volunteer-led groups and individuals interested in working on community improvement projects. Those who complete four workshops (including “Basics of Community Organizing”) […]

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