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: Dr. Minerva Campos, Family Physician and Board Member of the National Hispanic Medical Association
As a family physician practicing for more than 35 years, and Board Member of the National Hispanic Medical Association, Dr. Minerva Campos knows that immunizations prevent numerous diseases. That’s why she needs to stock a lot of vaccines for both children and adults. Dr. Campos follows the National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC) Immunization Standards for Adult Immunization Practice, which advise ...
AVAC Spotlight: Dr. Kelly Moore and the TN Immunization Program
Dr. Kelly Moore understands firsthand the importance of our nation’s public health immunization infrastructure. She grew up with a beloved aunt who was a polio survivor, making her a passionate advocate for vaccines from an early age. She now serves as the director of the Tennessee Immunization Program (TIP) at the state’s Department of Health where she and her team ...
RE: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: Innovation Center New Direction Request for Information
RE: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: Innovation Center New Direction Request for Information To Whom it may Concern: As members of the Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC), we value the opportunity to comment on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Innovation Center New Direction Request for Information (RFI), one that promotes patient-centered care and tests reforms that empower ...