How to Leverage the Medicare Program for a COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign

JAMA
January 5, 2021, Vol 325, No. 1, Pages 9-96
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/currentissue

 

Viewpoint
How to Leverage the Medicare Program for a COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign
Nicole Lurie, MD, MSPH; Bettina Experton, MD, MPH
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JAMA. 2021;325(1):21-22. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.22720
This Viewpoint proposes that Medicare claims data could inform the rollout of a COVID-19 vaccination program in the US, including notifying beneficiaries of their risk and prioritization and supporting efforts to allocate the vaccine and monitor its uptake, immunogenicity, and safety.