> National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program
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.
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information:
You may also call the following toll-free number:
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:
For a list of vaccines that are covered by this program, check the following site:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services