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Vaccines / Preventive Services

Adult immunization rates are falling short of national targets. Learn how global, federal, and state policies affect vaccination uptake. Leverage our findings to guide your strategies. Rely on our expertise commercializing novel and therapeutic vaccines.

Richard Hughes

Vaccine Exemptions and the Federal Government’s Role

With the number of measles cases rising across the country, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb raised the prospect of federal intervention over exemptions to state-level immunization school-entry requirements. While not specifying what role the federal government would play, Gottlieb stated, “You could mandate certain rules about what is and isn’t permissible when it comes to allowing people to have exemptions.”

Richard Hughes

Lack of Clarity on Preventive Services Recommendations May Create Access Barriers

Ambiguous recommendations for preventive services are causing confusion among plans and providers on the clinically recommended preventive services that should be covered without cost sharing. A recent USPSTF recommendation on HIV prevention offers an opportunity to urge a recommending body to provide further clarity in its recommendation. Comments are due December 26.

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