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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Vaccine Stories

To help us advocate to policymakers why adult vaccine access is important, we want to hear your stories!

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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

June 12, 2017

AVAC Letter to Majority Leader McConnell and Chairmen Hatch, Alexander, and Enzi about AHCA

June 12, 2017 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader United States Senate S-230 U.S. Capitol Building Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Orrin Hatch Chairman Senate Finance Committee 219 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Lamar Alexander Chairman Senate HELP Committee 428 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Michael Enzi Chairman Senate Budget Committee 624 ...

April 25, 2017

2018 Medicare Advantage and Part D Advance Notice and Final Call Letter

To Whom It May Concern: As participants in the Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC), we appreciate the opportunity to comment on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) 2018 Medicare Advantage and Part D Advance Notice and Final Call Letter. Specifically: • Pneumococcal Vaccination Status for Older Adults (p. 98): AVAC encourages CMS to continue to work with NCQA, ...

March 24, 2017

RE: Proposed Changes to Existing Measure for HEDIS 2017: Pneumococcal Vaccination Status for Older Adults (PNU)

As participants in the Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC), we appreciate the opportunity to comment on the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Proposed New Measure for HEDIS®1 2018: Pneumococcal Vaccination Status for Older Adults (PVS) included in its update to guidelines and measures using electronic clinical data systems (ECDS). We are pleased to offer our support for this measure. ...

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