Peter Salgo, MD: While, for some people, hepatitis C is a short-term illness for many people who are infected by the hepatitis C virus, it is a long-term, chronic infection. Hepatitis C can lead to long-term health problems and even to death. This Specialty Pharmacy Times Practice Pearls is designed to identify the new, curative treatment options and the restrictions to access. This panel of experts is going to provide an overview of misinformation, a thorough understanding of the guidelines of HCV, and discuss the various restrictions in access to treatment. Look for the full Specialty Pharmacy Times Practice Pearls Panel discussion coming soon.