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05.04.18

Michigan Settles Lawsuit over Hepatitis C Treatment Access

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Michigan has settled a class-action lawsuit over a policy which limits hepatitis C treatment access in its Medicaid program to people only with serious liver damage. This policy unduly subjects the enrollees to a second-class standard of health insurance coverage for the sole reason of being poor.  This settlement could affect more than 12,000 Michigan residents who have Hep C.

 

For more information, see: https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/michigan/articles/2018-03-14/michigan-settles-lawsuit-over-access-to-hep-c-treatment

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