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Hepatitis C

Illinois Medicaid restricts use of hepatitis drug

CHICAGO | Facing ballooning costs for a $1,000 pill to treat hepatitis C, Illinois' Medicaid program is putting tight restrictions in place, including requiring patients to meet 25 criteria and get prior approval before the government program will pay for the new drug.

14 hours ago
Man arrested after wiping blood on officer

Man arrested after wiping blood on officer

JACKSON TOWNSHIP | A family dispute ended with the arrest of a 23-year-old man for wiping blood on one of the officers after telling police he had Hepatitis C.

March 31, 2014 3:08 pm
Illinois sparking a refugee health care revolution

Illinois sparking a refugee health care revolution

A movement spreading across Illinois is creating a health care revolution for refugees from countries including Burma, Bhutan and Iraq.

December 07, 2012 9:00 am
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