About AVAC

The Adult Vaccine Access Coalition has come together to raise awareness, improve access, and increase utilization of vaccines among adults.

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Our Work

Build

Supporting and advocating for investments and policies to track adult immunization status and improve patient outcomes.

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Measure

Measuring progress towards benchmarks to improve preventive care.

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Access

Increasing access to, and utilization of, vaccines among at risk populations to prevent illness.

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Updates

Recent Letters

July 11, 2016

Medicare Program; Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Criteria for Physician-Focused Payment Models

June 27, 2016 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-5517-P P.O. Box 8013 Baltimore, MD 21244-8013 RE: Medicare Program; Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Criteria for Physician-Focused Payment Models To Whom It May Concern: AVAC appreciates the opportunity to offer comments ...

June 22, 2016

AVAC comments on the Medicare Program proposed rule on the SNF Quality Reporting Program

June 20, 2016 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-1645-P P.O. Box 8016 Baltimore, MD 21244-8016 Re: Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities Proposed Rule for FY 2017, SNF Value-Based Purchasing Program, SNF Quality Reporting Program, and SNF Payment Models Research To Whom It May Concern: As ...

June 22, 2016

AVAC expresses support for maintaining IMM-2, the Influenza Immunization Measure as part of the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR).

June 17, 2016 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-1655-P P.O. Box 8016 Baltimore, MD 21244-8016 RE: CMS–1655–P Medicare Program proposed rule on Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Proposed Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2017 Rates; Quality Reporting Requirements for ...

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