Treatments for Hepatitis C: Final Report
This assessment addresses the following questions:
1) among patients with genotype 1, are treatment regimens incorporating simeprevir and sofosbuvir equivalent or superior to the previous standard of care: pegylated interferon plus ribavirin and one of the first generation protease inhibitors telaprevir or boceprevir;
2) among patients with genotypes 2 and 3, is the combination of sofosbuvir and ribavirin equivalent or superior to the previous standard of care, pegylated interferon plus ribavirin; and
3) among interferon‐ineligible or intolerant patients, is the combination of sofosbuvir plus ribavirin or sofosbuvir plus simeprevir equivalent or superior to no treatment.
The purpose of this assessment is to help patients, providers, and payers address these important questions and to support dialogue needed for successful action to improve the quality and value of health care for patients with hepatitis C.View All Materials on this Topic or Go Back to View More Materials