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saving in costs in addition to a saving in QALYs. Using committee assumptions of less-than-ideal utilization and including time and monetary costs until a vaccine program is implemented, the annualized present value of the cost per QALY gained is $800.

See Chapters 4 and 5 for details on the methods and assumptions used by the committee for the results reported.


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