Status: Baseline only

Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
42.5 percent (2013-16)

80.0 percent

Desired Direction:
Increase desired

42.5 percent of persons who were ever infected with hepatitis C had cleared the infection in 2013-16

Increase the proportion of people who have cleared hepatitis C infection

Target-Setting Method
Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, or laws


New treatments can cure hepatitis C in most people. When chronic hepatitis C isn’t treated, it can cause liver disease, cirrhosis, liver cancer, and death. Making sure people get the treatment they need is key to helping more people recover from hepatitis C.