The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) launched the We Treat Hep C Initiative to help eliminate the hepatitis C virus (HCV) in Michigan.
We Treat Hep C aims to:
Here’s what you need to know about this initiative as you care for your patients who are UnitedHealthcare Community Plan members.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that all adults be tested for HCV at least once in their lifetime. Pregnant women should be tested for during their pregnancy and receive treatment during the postpartum period if they test positive.
The CDC offers a recommended testing sequence to help guide you through the testing process.
The We Treat Hep C initiative has removed several barriers to care, including:
Support for members
If you prescribe MAVYRET to a UnitedHealthcare Community Plan member, you can refer them to the MAVYRET Nurse Ambassador Program for assistance and guidance on their treatment.
For more information and resources, including frequently asked questions and clinical fact sheets, see the We Treat Hep C page for health care professionals.
You can also call the Henry Ford Health System Hepatitis C Consultation program at 313-575-0332 if you have questions about testing and treatment.