The economic burden of advanced liver disease among patients with Hepatitis C Virus: a large state Medicaid perspective

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BACKGROUND Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) may progress to advanced liver disease (ALD), including decompensated cirrhosis and/or hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). ALD can lead to significant clinical and economic consequences, including liver transplantation. This study evaluated the health care costs associated with ALD among HCV infected patients in a… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-12-459

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@inproceedings{Menzin2012TheEB, title={The economic burden of advanced liver disease among patients with Hepatitis C Virus: a large state Medicaid perspective}, author={Joseph Menzin and Leigh Ann White and Christine Nichols and Baris Deniz}, booktitle={BMC health services research}, year={2012} }