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National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services > National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program

 

Program Description:

The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program is a Federal "no-fault" system designed to compensate individuals, or families of individuals, who have been injured by childhood vaccines, whether administered in the private or public sector. This Program covers all vaccines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for routine administration to children. The vaccines currently covered include: diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (DTP, DTaP, DT, TT or Td), measles, mumps, rubella (MMR or any components), polio (OPV or IPV), hepatitis B, haemophilus influenza type b (Hib), varicella, rotavirus, and pneumococcal conjugate.

 

General Program Requirements:

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you or your family/household members must be suffering from an injury or illness caused by a vaccine.

 

Status

Active

 

Loan Terms:

Not Applicable

 

Application Process:

For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

 

Program Contact Information:

You may also call the following toll-free number:
800-338-2382

Or write the program office:
Parklawn Building, Room 8A-46
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857

Further information may be obtained from the following website:
http://www.hrsa.gov/vaccinecompensation/

For a list of vaccines that are covered by this program, check the following site:
http://www.hrsa.gov/vaccinecompensation/

 

Managing Agency:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.hhs.gov/




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