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04.24.18

ACLU sues Kansas Medicaid over Denial Hepatitis C Coverage

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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) sued KanCare or the Kansas Medicaid Program for setting too many barriers for patients with hepatitis C to receive direct-acting retrovirals which have cure rates of over 90%.

Lauren Bonds says “No person in this country should be forced to get sicker before they are allowed to get better.”

 

For more information, see the following:

http://kcur.org/post/lawsuit-kansas-medicaid-should-pay-pricey-hep-c-treatment#stream/0

http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article200336009.html

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