The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has initiated the process to add hepatitis B screening as a preventive service at no cost for Medicare recipients.

Please voice your support by submitting comments by February 20, 2016:

  1. Go to, and click on the “Comment” link at the top right corner of the page under the title.
  2. Or, e-mail your letter as an attachment to and include the title, “Screening for Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Infection” and CAG#, “CAG-00447N“.

You can use this template letter to support this recommendation.  Our voices can make a difference!