Pain clinic closure; Treatment of chronic hepatitis C; Antimicrobial-resistant gonorrhea
Actions requested: Be aware that services for patients seen at area pain clinics may be limited, leading to more patients who have been on chronic opioid treatment needing to be seen urgently by other providers.
Actions requested: Review the revised hepatitis C (HCV) guidelines from the Washington State Healthcare Authority (HCA) and Apple Health, and take steps to optimize identification and treatment of chronic hepatitis C patients who are Apple Health beneficiaries.
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Actions requested: Be aware that treatment of gonorrhea requires dual therapy.