Objectives, Targets, and Indicators

Objectives, targets, and indicators are science-based goals for child vaccination coverage geared toward reducing illness and death from vaccine-preventable diseases.

Healthy People 2030 (HP 2030)

Every 10 years, Healthy People provides science-based national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. The HP 2030 objectives IID-02, IID-03, and IID-6 include specific targets on increasing vaccination coverage among children by age 24 months.


The Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS)

HEDIS measures are tools used by health plans to measure performance on childhood vaccinations, including childhood immunization status.


The HRSA Maternal and Child Health National Outcome Measures (NOMS)

NOMs for maternal and child health (MCH) population health status include NOM 22.1 for vaccination of children 19–35 months.


The CMS Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA) Children’s Health Care Quality Measures

The 2017 Core Set of Children’s Health Care Quality Measures for Medicaid and CHIP (Child Core Set) includes childhood immunization status measures.