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

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. ...

March 21, 2017

American Health Care Act (AHCA)

March 21, 2017 Dear Representative, As members of the Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC), we hope you will ensure Americans of all ages have full access to immunizations that improve health and protect lives as you consider the American Health Care Act (AHCA) and other related health care reform legislation. AVAC includes more than fifty organizational leaders in health and ...

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