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Hepatitis Headlines Newsletter
Issues of the Hepatitis Headlines Newsletter from the past 2 years can be found below. To access previous issues of the Hepatitis Headlines Newsletter, go to the Hepatitis Headlines archive.?
Issue #21 March 2019
In this issue we cover topics such as communicable disease reporting changes, MDSS enhancements, new generic versions of HCV medications, HCV funding for local health departments, new HCV case classification guidance, HCV testing at Michigan Pride Festivals, changes to Michigan Medicaid's Fibrosis Score Restrictions, and new staff updates.
Issue #22 July 2019
In this issue we cover topics such as syringe service program (SSP) expansion in MI, a newly approved pediatric HCV treatment, 2018 Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Report highlights, and much more!
Issue #23 November 2019
In this holiday issue we cover topics such as the lifted Medicaid fibrosis score restriction! Newly proposed CDC HCV screening recommendations, inpatient data trends associated with injection drug use sequelae, and 2020 syringe service program funding updates.
Issue #24 May 2020
In this issue we cover topics such as CDC's new adult HCV screening recommendations, 2020 HCV case definition change, the release of our Syringe Services Program Utilization Platform (SUP), HCV Emerging Threats project, syringe services programs deemed "essential" in Michigan, and much more.