Vaccines / Preventive Services
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Avalere conducted a retrospective observational analysis to examine differences in healthcare outcomes among Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare Advantage (MA) and participating in the Silver Sneakers healthy aging program.
The CDC recommends HBV vaccinations for persons with a history of current or recent injection drug use, but uptake remains low. Avalere research shows an opportunity to leverage alternative care settings to address the growing rates of HBV infection.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought renewed attention and urgency to mitigating access barriers to recommended vaccines.
Join us for a live conversation exploring actionable strategies for driving greater vaccine access and adoption.
A new claims-based analysis from Avalere examined vaccine uptake among low-income adolescents enrolled in Medicaid Managed Care and found a 26% decline in routine vaccinations when comparing March–October 2019 to the same period in 2020.
The COVID-19 pandemic response has increased investment in vaccine innovations, but also exposed gaps in US and global vaccine access and delivery.
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in nationwide lockdowns and restrictions with a well-documented impact on utilization of routine healthcare services.
They bring more than 35 years of combined healthcare experience and expertise in the immunization development sector.
Immunization Information Systems (IIS), or immunization registries, are used across the US to provide consolidated and complete accounts of patient immunization history in a given city, state, or region.
As the pipeline of novel vaccines expands, so does the pipeline for other “vaccine-like” products.
Tune into another episode of Start Your Day with Avalere. In this segment, vaccines experts Richard Hughes IV and Dr. Angela Shen discuss the issue of vaccine hesitancy and the gaps in infrastructure and policy that affect adult vaccine uptake.
The proposed CY 2020 MPFS rule includes provisions that, if finalized, would increase provider reimbursement for vaccine administration. However, the proposed crosswalk of the codes to a separate, nonvaccine related code could subject the code to future unrelated payment fluctuations.
Tune into another episode of Start Your Day with Avalere. In this segment, experts from our vaccines team discuss challenges within the vaccines marketplace and highlight the efforts currently underway to improve access and uptake among adults.
Tune into another episode of Start Your Day with Avalere. In this segment, experts from our vaccines team discuss the general outlook for the vaccines marketplace and pipeline.
Vaccine development is at the forefront of global efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic, with a rapidly growing pipeline of candidates that will expand the existing vaccine landscape.
Avalere analysis finds Medicare incurred $106.4 billion in 2016–2018 treating diseases potentially preventable with inline vaccines and select pipeline vaccine candidates. Those diseases also resulted in beneficiary costs of approximately $9.6 billion during the same time period.
A proposal to eliminate shoulder injuries from the list of vaccine-related conditions that warrant federal compensation through the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) highlights the administrative challenges posed by these claims and provides an opportunity to consider reforms to modernize the program.
Although influenza disease burden is high, vaccine uptake remains low.
An Avalere analysis finds that Medicare Part D plans allow $0 cost-sharing for select vaccines just 4% of the time, likely affecting immunization uptake.
On January 29, Richard Hughes published a piece on the Health Affairs blog discussing the presidential candidates’ opportunities to incorporate preventative services into their healthcare policy platforms.