U.S.: Denying Medicaid Patients Access to Hep C Treatments is Wrong and Illegal

Elizabeth G. Taylor Executive Director of the National Health Law Program (NHeLP) Imagine you are diagnosed with cancer. Your doctor tells you that your cancer is completely curable. But unfortunately, the cure is very expensive. It is so expensive that your insurance won’t pay for the cure until your cancer has advanced to stage three. You will have to suffer for months — possibly even years — before you have a chance at a cure. You may experience