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Immunization Toolkit: Business / Billing

 

9 Steps to Starting a Pharmacy Immunization Program

This article from R.J. Hedges and Associates describes steps to starting an immunization program including billing.
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Reimbursement for Service of Administering Vaccines, From an Independent Pharmacy Perspective

This article discusses clinical pearls when billing vaccines.
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Billing Flu Shots to Medicare and Commercial Insurance Companies

This article describes codes used to bill Medicare and Commercial insurance companies.
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CMS 855-1

This is the CMS form that needs to be completed to become a mass immunizer for Medicare Part B.
Click here to view the form.
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Medicare Part D Vaccines and Vaccine Administration

This fact sheet provides information for doctors, pharmacists, and other health care professionals about vaccine and vaccine administration coverage under the Medicare Part D Program, as well as how to submit claims for payment.
Click here to view the fact sheet.

 

Immunization Action Coalition (IAC)

The IAC is a non-profit organization that creates and distributes educational materials for healthcare professionals and patients to facilitate safe and effective vaccine practices. The IAC has established useful resources for your vaccination clinic including templates for standing orders, links out to vaccine information sheets and vaccination schedules, a supplies checklist and much more.
Click here to view the information.

 

American Pharmacists Association (APhA)

APhA Immunization Center provides up-to-the minute news, tools, and resources regarding immunizations. There is also an e-community where you can get recommendations from experts for your immunization practice.
Click here to view the information.

 

National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA)

NCPA has a host of clinical and business tools available.
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National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

Click here for the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases website.

 

Professional Practice Toolkits
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