DataByte: Childhood Immunization – Lower Vaccination Claim Rates in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [1], pediatric vaccine orders and administration saw a significant decline at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Given the pandemic continued beyond a year, the Utah Department of Health Office of Health Care Statistics sought to examine the current trend of insurance claims for this standard preventive health practice in our state.