New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office has asked 16 health insurers for documentation on patients who have been denied coverage of drugs used to cure hepatitis C, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.

Schneiderman’s office also requested details on procedures followed by the companies to authorize the drugs used to treat hepatitis C, the person said.

The Attorney General’s office has issued subpoenas to health insurers, including Aetna Inc, CareConnect and EmblemHealth Inc, the person said.

The initial two subpoenas from Schneiderman’s office asked for information only about the hepatitis C drug Harvoni, while the remaining subpoenas didn’t specify any particular drug, the person familiar with the matter said.

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