Yes that is true the new meds are like a miracle. so do it as soon as possible . Hip c dont improve it get worse until treated.
Yes even in some cases your treatment could be as simple as one pill a day for only 8 weeks.
The correct treatment i.e. which medicine and for how long, depends on which genotype you have, what is your viral load, and if you have significant liver damage like liver cirrhosis. Those factors determine which treatment is recommended.