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The Center for Evidence-based Policy helps federal, state and local policymakers shape better decisions by providing them with objective, rigorously analyzed information.


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helps maximize resources and improve health outcomes across public sectors ranging from physical and behavioral health to child welfare, education and corrections. Learn more about the value we bring to the policymaking process.

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— Ellie Garret, JD Health Services Policy Analyst, Minnesota Department of Human Services



Treatment of Hepatitis C

With the recent FDA approval of sofosbuvir, clinicians and purchasers will need to decide whether to include sofosbuvir in their treatment protocols for HCV infection. This report evaluates the evidence about the effectiveness and harms of sofosbuvir treatment for HCV, evaluates the AASLD guideline, and provides a compilation of the evidence to guide decisions on who and when to treat.

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