Medicare Will Cover Hepatitis C Screening For Baby Boomers, High Risk Populations
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
CMS finalized a decision to cover screening for the Hepatitis C virus under Medicare for all adults born between 1945 and 1965, and all “high risk” adults.
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