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.
Every 10 years, Healthy People provides science-based national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. The HP 2020 objectives IID-7 and IID-8external icon include specific targets on increasing vaccination coverage among young children.
HEDIS measures are tools used by health plans to measure performance on childhood vaccinations, including childhood immunization statusexternal icon.
NOMs for maternal and child health (MCH) population health status include NOM 22.1external icon for vaccination of children 19–35 months.
The CMS Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA) Children’s Health Care Quality Measuresexternal icon
The 2017 Core Set of Children’s Health Care Quality Measures for Medicaid and CHIPpdf iconexternal icon (Child Core Set) includes childhood immunization status measures.