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State Funding for Hep C Treatment

More Medi-Cal patients will have access to treatment for hepatitis C under the revised 2018 budget signed by the Governor in late June. An additional $70 million is to be allocated to treating Medi-Cal patients with hep C, increasing access to care for low-income patients. It is estimated that the funds will cover 2,090 more individuals for hep C treatment. To learn more, go to https://www.sacbee.com/news/local/health-and-medicine/article213702989.html.