Linked Resources

Clinical Practice Guidelines

HCV Guidance: Recommendations for Testing, Managing, and Treating Hepatitis C

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)/Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), 2017 (last updated May 2018).

Considerations for Antiretroviral Use in Patients With Coinfections: Hepatitis C Virus/HIV Coinfection.

US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), 2017 (last updated October 2018).

Patients With HIV/HCV Coinfection.

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)/Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), 2017 (last updated May 2018).

Clinical Resources

A Guide to Comprehensive Hepatitis C Counseling and Testing.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Harm Reduction Coalition.

HEP Drug Interactions.

University of Liverpool (last reviewed September 2019).

Action and Advocacy

Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI)

CHLPI advocates for legal, regulatory, and policy reforms to improve the health of underserved populations. It has played a pivotal role in removing Medicaid restrictions on HCV treatment.

Hepatitis C: State of Medicaid Access

CHLPI and National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR).

Hepatitis Education Project (HEP)

HEP provides support, education, advocacy, and direct services for people affected by hepatitis, and works to raise hepatitis awareness among patients, medical providers, and the general public.

National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable

National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) is a coalition working together to eliminate hepatitis B and C in the U.S. It offers practical online resources for practice management.

Coverage/Coding and Billing

This page provides information regarding coding and billing for hepatitis services.

Implementing EMR Prompts for Baby Boomer Screening

This page provides a variety of resources for implementing clinical decision support tools and/or HCV-testing prompts in electronic medical records.

Resources for Training Primary Care Providers and Other Health Care Workers About HCV Screening and Linkage to Care

This page provides or links to a variety of resources, including CARE-NAVIGATION TOOLS:

  • HCV Treatment and Insurance Protocol: Prior Authorization Process
  • Sample Appeals Letters (Templates)


Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes)

Project ECHO is a collaborative, telecommunications-based model of medical education and care management designed to train primary care clinicians to provide specialty care in rural and underserved communities.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): Locator Map

SAMHSA provides an interactive national map that facilitates identification of local resources and services for substance use and mental health disorders.

Patient Resources

Hepatitis C Information Center

American Liver Foundation.
The American Liver Foundation’s Hepatitis C Information Center website is a dedicated online information and resource center created in support of individuals impacted by HCV infection. is a website for people living with HCV that offers education, tools, and resources. Articles are written by people living with or cured of HCV, patient advocates, and medical providers.

Hepatitis C Questions and Answers for the Public

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC; last reviewed November 2018). The CDC is a division within the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans. This patient-directed website addresses basics across the HCV clinical continuum.