Healthcore's Seven-Year Study of Medical Claims Show Low Uptake of HPV Vaccine

Fewer than a third of adolescents received a first dose of HPV vaccine by their 13th birthday - Wide variations exist in vaccine rates between states and cities. While human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination rates have risen substantially, just 29 percent of adolescents received a first dose of the vaccine by their 13th birthday, according to a new seven-year study of medical claims by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) Health of America Report. Analysis was performed by, and also includes, medical claims data from HealthCore.

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