Resources to Help Improve Immunization Rates

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General Resources

Adult Immunization Schedule and Recommendations

Vaccines in the Adult Immunization Schedule

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Printable CDC adult immunization schedule for ages 19 years or older

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ACIP Vaccine Recommendations and Guidelines

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Collection of all immunization recommendations from CDC

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Revised COVID-19 Booster Shot Fact Sheet

AMDA

13 common questions and answers about COVID-19 booster shots based on the latest data – July 2022

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Vaccine Records and Immunization Information Systems

Vaccine Administration Record for Adults Template

Immunize.org

Printable immunization record for medical providers

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How to Assist Adults in Locating Vaccine Records

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ideas for where to find old records

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Getting Started with Immunization Information Systems (IIS)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information about IISs including functional standards, core data elements, and operational guidance as well as printable “Basics of Immunization Information Systems” pamphlet

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IIS FAQs

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs about using data and connecting to IIS

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IIS and Long-Term Care Onboarding and Access

American Immunization Registry Association

Webinar hosted by AIRA and AHCA to discuss connecting nursing homes with IIS, specifically issues with enrollment and access

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Vaccine Information Statements and Package Inserts

Current Vaccine Information Statements (VISs)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Collection of all vaccine information statements, which includes overview of side effects and benefits, to be provided to patients for each administered vaccine

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VIS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Printable vaccine information statements (VISs), instructions for using VISs and frequently asked questions

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Vaccine Package Inserts

Immunize.org

Links to all vaccine package inserts and FDA product approvals

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Coding and Billing

Resources for Adult Vaccination Insurance and Payment

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information on coding and billing vaccines for private insurance, Medicaid, and Medicare

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Medicare Part D Vaccine Coverage

Medicare

Booklet detailing the process of coverage for Part D vaccines, including examples of in and out-of-network billing and a link to lookup specific Medicare plans

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Vaccine Acronyms and Abbreviations

Vaccine Acronyms and Abbreviations

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

List of common acronyms & abbreviations used on U.S. immunization records

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Vaccine Storage and Handling

Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Comprehensive guide that reflects best practices for vaccine storage and handling from CDC recommendations, product information from vaccine manufacturers, and scientific studies.

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Medicare Part D Vaccine Coverage

Immunize.org

Responses to frequently asked questions about storage and handling of vaccines

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