BCBS data found that early childhood vaccination rates increased steadily over time, but wide variation exists throughout the country at both state and local levels. Read more >

Infographic December 3, 2018

Fear the flu, not the flu shot

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and CDC show an uptick in flu diagnoses when flu vaccination rates drop. If vaccinated with the flu shot, nearly 1 million BCBS members could have avoided a serious, diagnosed case of the flu in the 2017-2018 flu season.
Article December 3, 2018

Why flu shots matter

Over the last century, we’ve learned so much about preventing and controlling the spread of flu. But a public health challenge remains.
Report January 18, 2018

Early childhood vaccination trends in America

Childhood vaccination is considered one of the top public health accomplishments of the 20th century. This report examined claims data from 2010 to 2013 to find early childhood vaccination trends among U.S. commercially insured children.