STAT: Vaccine Programs Threatened By Exemptions, ACA Repeal

Published Date: 
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Issue: 
No.192
Category: 
News of Interest

STAT has published a new article, Vaccine Programs are Threatened by Exemptions, ACA Repeal, written by John Auerbach, TFAH President and CEO. This article describes the potential repercussions that a repeal of the ACA may have on vaccination programs. Some key points include:

  • Reducing the number of people with health insurance, will result in fewer individuals getting recommended vaccines
  • Direct funding for CDC’s vaccine programs could jeopardized;
  • Every state would lose vital vaccine funding

To learn more about the potential repercussions of an ACA repeal and the impact it could have on vaccines read the article here.

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