HCV Testing Policy

The National HCV Testing Policy 2012 version 1.0 was endorsed by the BBVSS of the AHPPC in May 2012 and will be reviewed on a regular basis by an Expert Reference Committee.

Read more about the consultation process and Expert Reference Committee.

The first review was completed in May 2013 resulting in the production of version 1.1.

The second review was completed in March 2017 resulting in the production of version 1.2.

Download the full 2017 National HCV Testing Policy v1.2 or browse section by section and print only the sections you require.

1.0 Introduction
2.0 Diagnostic Strategies
3.0 Indications for HCV Testing
4.0 Informed Consent for Testing
5.0 Conveying HCV Test Results
6.0 Surveillance and Research
7.0 Health Care Workers
8.0 Antenatal and Perinatal Testing
9.0 Quality Assurance of HCV Testing
10.0 Point of Care for HCV in Community Settings
11.0 Funding of HCV Testing
12.0 Recent Advances in Monitoring and Characterising HCV Infections

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2017 National HCV Testing Policy v1.2 (PDF, 1.1MB)

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Development of this site and the 2014 and 2017 revisions of the testing policies was supported by: Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing