The Adult Vaccine Access Coalition has come together to raise awareness, improve access, and increase utilization of vaccines among adults.
To help us advocate to policymakers why adult vaccine access is important, we want to hear your stories!
Supporting and advocating for investments and policies to track adult immunization status and improve patient outcomes.
Measuring progress towards benchmarks to improve preventive care.
Increasing access to, and utilization of, vaccines among at risk populations to prevent illness.
RE: Stakeholder Recommendations for Potential Consideration of New Specialty Measure Sets and/or Revisions to the Existing Specialty Measure Sets for the 2019 Program Year of Meritbased Incentive Payment System (MIPS)
February 9, 2018 Seema Verma Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Department of Health and Human Services Attention: CMS-5522-P P.O. Box 8013 Baltimore, MD 21244-8013 RE: Stakeholder Recommendations for Potential Consideration of New Specialty Measure Sets and/or Revisions to the Existing Specialty Measure Sets for the 2019 Program Year of Meritbased Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Dear Administrator Verma: AVAC ...
Letter in Support of the Shingles Prevention Act
November 8, 2017 The Honorable Mazie Hirono United States Senate 330 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Shelley Moore Capito United States Senate 172 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Larry Bucshon House of Representatives 1005 House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 The Honorable Gene Green House of Representatives 2470 House Office Building Washington, ...
Comments on the Healthy People 2030 Framework
September 29, 2017 To Whom It May Concern: AVAC appreciates the opportunity to offer comments in response to the Healthy People 2030 Framework. As a stakeholder coalition interested in improving the health and wellbeing of adults through better access to immunization services, we value the work of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention on an approach ...
AVAC Spotlight: Lauren Linkenauger, PharmD
Lauren Linkenauger doesn’t just talk about the role pharmacists play in delivering vaccines. Having spent her entire career at the forefront of innovations in vaccine delivery, she walks the walk. Immunizations are one of the world’s biggest public health success stories, but people’s access can vary depending on where they live. Every year, more than 50,000 adults in the United ...
Healthy Aging and Immunizations: Full Video from Our Briefing
In case you missed our briefing on February 23, 2018 on healthy aging and immunizations, check out the full video and transcript here.
Building a Strong Vaccine Infrastructure
By Liana Orsolini It’s officially flu season here in Richmond. A century ago, that was a terrifying statement; back in 1918, when we didn’t have a flu vaccine, a worldwide flu pandemic killed up to 100 million people. We’ve made a lot of progress since then, but 50,000 adults in the United States still die every year from vaccine-preventable diseases ...