A drug that could cure her Hepatitis C is available, but for 25-year-old Nichole it isn’t an option.

Her insurance company, Tufts Health Plan has denied the claim four times.

Nichole was the victim of a crime and the perpetrator infected her with Hepatitis C. Since then, she has been living with fatigue, jaundice and other symptoms.  Making matters worse, the man who victimized Nichole has received the drug Harvoni in prison, paid for by the state.

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