Category Archives: Hepatitis C policy

RX ALERT: Requirements for furnishing and dispensing drugs during a declared state of emergency

CPhA would like to remind pharmacists about the Board of Pharmacy’s requirements for furnishing prescription drugs in a declared state of emergency. Under Business and Professions Code 4062, a pharmacist may, in good faith, furnish dangerous drugs and devices without a prescription as long as: It’s in…Read More

Urge Your Senators to Vote NO on Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

Reprinted from The National Health Law Program’s Facebook page. The National Health Law Program advocates for the rights of low-income and under-served people to access quality health care. Urge Your Senators to Vote No on Kavanaugh Based on Brett Kavanaugh’s record, National Health Law Program and…Read More

Seeking your help to end the HIV and hepatitis C epidemics and significantly reduce the incidence of STDs in California!

Project Inform is partnering with HIV, hepatitis and STD organizations from across the state to call on the next Governor of California to develop and implement a statewide plan to end the HIV and hepatitis C epidemics and to significantly reduce the incidence of STDs. We…Read More

California DPH issues statewide standing order to reduce opioid deaths with naloxone

Issued by the California Department of Public Health on July 5, 2018: Many organizations and programs in California can help reduce deaths associated with opioid overdose by distributing naloxone, however some find it difficult to obtain the required standing order from a physician to do so….Read More

New Medi-Cal policy issued for treating hepatitis C

On July 3, 2018, California Department of Public Health issued the following communication. Dear Community Partners: I am very excited to announce that today the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) released a new hepatitis C treatment policy for Medi-Cal beneficiaries. The new Medi-Cal policy…Read More

NASTAD recognizes Project Inform’s Anne Donnelly during 2018 Annual Meeting

ORIGINAL POST: Every year during our Annual Meeting, NASTAD celebrates the accomplishments of our members and partners with a series of awards. This year, we’re so proud to recognize the amazing accomplishments of Peter Whiticar, Diana Jordan, Anne Donnelly, and Dr. Theo Hodge. NASTAD Partnership…Read More

California Governor Jerry Brown’s Budget is Model for Hepatitis C Funding

Reprinted from On Friday, May 11, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown of California released his “May Revised Budget” and it contained a lot of excellent news for people living with hepatitis C (HCV): Called for the removal of all fibrosis restrictions in Medi-Cal; Added $70.4 million…Read More