R.I. expands coverage of hepatitis C-fighting drugs to all Medicaid enrollees

PROVIDENCE — When Medicaid enrollee Michelle Giron was denied coverage for hepatitis C-curing drugs the second time in May, she and the Rhode Island Center for Justice challenged state policy limiting approval to people with severe liver damage, effecting a reversal that will aid all Rhode Island Medicaid members with the disease. Giron, of Providence,…

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