July 31, 2019

Study: Trends in Medicare Part D Benefit Design and Cost Sharing for Adult Vaccines

Despite encouragement by CMS for Part D plans to provide vaccines without cost sharing to incentivize the use of these preventive services, about 4% or less of Medicare Part D enrollees had access to the vaccines examined in this study with no cost sharing, depending on the vaccine, in either Medicare Advantage Part D Prescription Drug Plans (MA-PDPs) or stand-alone Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs) for CY 2017, with little change since 2015.

April 23, 2019

AIRA IIS One-Sheets

American Immunization Registry Association (AIRA) created a series of one-sheet resources to communicate the role and value of immunization information systems (IIS) for use by the IIS community. Check out the resources below: IIS One-Sheets 4 Ways AIRA Supports the IIS Community EHR and IIS (Infographic) How IIS Support a Patient’s Journey (Infographic) Value of IIS (Infographic) Why a National …

April 9, 2019

Do You Know the Dangers of Flu among Individuals with Chronic Health Conditions?

Do You Know the Dangers of Flu among Individuals with Chronic Health Conditions? Influenza (flu) is a contagious and potentially deadly virus that can result in serious complications for individuals living with chronic health conditions such as heart disease, lung disease, and diabetes, even when chronic conditions are well-controlled.