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About the Countermeasures Injury Compensation Program

accessed August 16, 2021 (current as of November 2020)

About CICP | Official web site of the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration (

Download the CICP fact sheet

The Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act, or PREP Act, established liability protections for covered persons (as defined in section 319F-3(i)(2) of the Public Health Service Act (PHS Act)). In addition to liability protections, the PREP Act established the CICP to provide compensation to eligible individuals for serious physical injuries or death directly caused by the administration or use of pandemic, epidemic, or security countermeasures identified in declarations issued by the Secretary pursuant to section 319F-3(b) of the PHS Act (42 U.S.C. 247d-6d).


CICP data includes the number of claims (also referred to as Requests for Benefits) filed and compensated, and denied compensation by covered countermeasure. This data is updated monthly.

Contact CICP

Health Resources and Services Administration, Countermeasures Injury Compensation Program, 5600 Fishers Lane, 08N146B, Rockville, MD 20857
1-855-266-2427 (1-855-266-CICP)

For your security, please do not send any personal information (Social Security Number, medical, legal, or financial documents, etc.) by email to the Program.

Please call the above number and you will receive information on sending emails safely and securely.

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  1. Rosemarie Howard says:

    Please update these forms now that Pfizer BioNGen is ‘approved.” We can no longer claim experimental gene therapy.

    1. PFIZER is NOT FDA-approved – see our August 25 Press Conference that explains what the FDA actually did, in spite of false “talking points” in media. Only Comirnaty was conditionally approved, but is NOT YET AVAILABLE IN THE US. Only the “Emergency Use Authorization” stockpile of Pfizer product is being given, not the version from BioNTech.

    2. Lynette Y Shier says:

      From my understanding, the Pfizer vaccine approved is not the one available in the United States. Therefore, you do not have to take the other one.

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