The following is a web-based clearinghouse that contains information on hepatitis. The presence of an internet site or telephone hotline or information, products, or services provided on this list does not constitute an endorsement by the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) and none should be inferred. FDOH is not responsible for the content of the individual organization web pages or hotlines found on this list. This list is provided as a guide for the public on free information that is available on hepatitis. The information that these sites provide may not be from peer-reviewed medical journals, and the content may not have been subject to review for accuracy by any medical or other authority.
General Information Websites
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Asian Liver Center Provides diverse, high quality references about viral hepatitis through the identification of information and applications already developed by myriad organizations throughout the state and the country.
Medical Advocates for Social Justice The mission of Medical Advocates for Social Justice is to advocate for and facilitate access to timely and appropriate healthcare for all who have or are at risk of life-threatening endemic and epidemic infectious disease and who are disenfranchised from such access because of poverty and/or discrimination.
Hepatitis B Foundation Foundation dedicated to finding the cause and cure for hepatitis B through education, research and patient advocacy.
2-1-1 Big Bend Offers telephone counseling, crisis intervention, community information and referrals.
American Liver Foundation Provides education on hepatitis A, B and C, as well as information on advocacy and research for hepatitis.
Immunization Action Coalition Provides information about childhood and adult vaccinations for hepatitis A and B.
Hepatitis Foundation International Provides information and educational materials about hepatitis A, B and C.
National Digestive Disease Information Clearinghouse Part of the National Institutes of Health that conducts and supports biomedical research, disseminates research findings and health information to the public. Part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association Provides information about hepatitis A, B and C and common issues associated with HIV/AIDS. Also provides referral information for patients seeking gay and lesbian friendly health care professionals.
Lab Tests Online A public resource on clinical lab testing from the laboratory professionals who do the testing
Financial Assistance Websites
Medicaid Medicaid has eleven area offices that serve as local liaisons to providers and recipients. The area offices handle claims resolution and gives assistance to those trying to get Medicaid at the local level.
Patient Assistance Program - Commitment to Care A drug reimbursement assistance program for all eligible patients taking either REBETRONTM Combination Therapy or INTRON therapy.
HCV Advocate Provides education, support group and treatment information about hepatitis C and HCV/HIV co-infection