The cost-effectiveness of hepatitis A vaccination in patients with chronic hepatitis C viral infection in the United States

@article{Arguedas2002TheCO,
  title={The cost-effectiveness of hepatitis A vaccination in patients with chronic hepatitis C viral infection in the United States},
  author={Miguel R. Arguedas and Gustavo R. Heudebert and Michael Brooks Fallon and Aaron A Stinnett},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2002},
  volume={97},
  pages={721-728}
}
OBJECTIVE:Hepatitis A vaccination is recommended for patients with chronic hepatitis C. Our aim was to analyze the cost-effectiveness of hepatitis A vaccination in these patients. The specific strategies evaluated were: no vaccination, targeted vaccination, and universal vaccination.METHODS:Clinical estimates were based on published data. Costs estimates were based on published data and institutional Medicare reimbursement rates. Health-related quality-of-life weights were derived from… CONTINUE READING