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Foundation aims to assist HCV patients with therapy costs

May 22, 2015

The HealthWell Foundation announced the launch of a new fund aimed to assist people living with hepatitis C virus infection who are underinsured, according to a news release.

The foundation, a non-profit whose goal is to provide financial assistance for uninsured Americans, will provide copayment assistance up to $15,000 for HCV therapy to eligible patients who are insured and have annual household incomes up to 500% of the federal poverty level, according to the release.

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