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May 2014 VA Hep C Treatment Guidelines
UPDATE: Feb 26, 2016-
Funding and Prioritization Status Update

UPDATE: March 2016
VA Hep C Treatment Guidelines
VA to treat all vets in system
 

By Judith Graham
VA Extends New Hepatitis C Drugs to All Veterans in Its Health System

 
Orange Count Registry
Vietnam vets blame 'jet guns' for their hepatitis C
By Lily Leung Feb. 14, 2016 
 
CBS News Investigates
Congress outraged over hepatitis C treatment VA can't afford
Dr. Raymond Schinazi played a leading role developing a drug that cures hepatitis C while working seven-eighths of his time for the VA
 
ibtimes.com| By amynordrum
 


Hepatitis C drug costing VA, DoD millions
By Patricia Kime, Staff writer
We're looking at a company who is milking a cash cow for everything it's worth," Sanders said. 
 


VA to outsource care for 180,000 vets with hepatitis C
Dennis Wagner, The Arizona Republic 12:27 a.m. EDT June 21, 2015
 


VA to outsource care for 180,000 vets with hepatitis C
, The Republic | azcentral.com 11:51 a.m. MST June 19, 2015
Dr. David Ross, the VA's director public-health pathogens programs, resigned from the working group. "I cannot in good conscience continue to work on a plan for rationing care to veterans," he wrote.
 


VA Region Stops Referring Patients To Outside Hospitals Thanks To Budget Shortfall
Michael Volpe Contributor ...According to a memo — the entire region has been forced to stop all “non-VA care” referrals due to a budget shortfall.
 

DisabledVeterans.org
OIG INVESTIGATES VA CHOICE PROGRAM PROBLEMS
Sen. Mark Kirk admitted the VA Choice Program is a failed joke in a letter to Secretary Bob McDonald despite attempts to fix it.
 

 
Denied Hep C VA dental care?
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Dried Hepatitis C Blood Exposure 11/23/2013 Weeks later inconspicuous blood transmits virus and more likely to cause accidental exposures to Hep C
 

Lack of Standards for
Mass Vaccinations
1970 Jetgun Nursing Instructions
 

2014 AASLD Study Hepatitis C not an STD

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Info: Plan Backfires-
VBA Fast Letter Boost Claims
 
Legal- Fed Regs state:
Judge decision may be relied upon
Cotant v. Principi, 17 Vet.App. 116, 134 (2003),
 
Service Connected Claims
# 1 Conclusion of Law 
# 2 Conclusion of Law 
 
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Jetgun Decisions
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BVA Jetgun Decisions
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1959 Blood Test  Special to ABCNEWS Hepatitis C- A simple blood test might have prevented hundreds of thousands of cases of  hepatitis C, a blood-borne viral infection that often leads to chronic and fatal liver damage. Special to ABCNEWS Hepatitis CA simple blood test might have prevented hundreds of thousands of cases of  hepatitis C, a blood-borne viral infection that often leads to chronic and fatal liver damage.
 

Media Reports & Documentaries

1959 Blood Test might have prevented hundreds of thousands of cases of  hepatitis C
1969 Pharmaceutical Experiments some died in an extended series of drug tests and blood plasma experiments
1971 Red Cross Warning About Australia Antigen-Discovered in the blood of an Australian aborigine
1974 FBI Knowledge
1975 Contamination grossly inadequate quarters for control testing
1976 Red Cross- Blood money: what Red Cross donors didn’t know
1978 Prison blood still shipped to Vietnam
1989 Red Cross fail to cooperate
1995 Experiments with human volunteers from the military
1996 FDA knew bad blood was shipped
1996 Open heart surgery
1997 Did Shots Cause Hepatitis C?
1999 Hepatitis C Survives
1999 Illigally Sold Blood Lawsuit
1999 Military military training bases during the late 1960s and 1970s
1999 Red Cross Prison Blood
2001-2009 Hepatitis C Transmission
2002 Blood Task Force lays Criminal Charges
2003 Tainted Blood Class Action
2005 Documentary
2005 Hepatitis C and Dead Bodies
2005 Red Cross
2008 HCV via contaminated Surfaces
2008 Red Cross under a federal court order to improve the way it collects and processes blood
2009 GA Med Center Endoscopes
2009 GA VA Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic
2010 Lawsuit Nevada
2012 Hepatitis C Transmission Confirm
2012 Hepatitis C: Dental- The deadly drill
2013 HCV transmitted by biopsy forceps
2015 Why Are Prescription Drugs So Expensive?
CANCER INFORMATION
Media Reports & Documentaries About HCV Disease

 

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