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Immunization Program Characteristics Maps 2016

As part of the Vaccine Facts and Policy project , AIM collected information on major program characteristics of the 64 federally-funded state, territorial and urban area immunization programs. (50 states,and District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, the Republic of Marshall Islands, Micronesia, the Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Chicago, Houston, New York City, Philadelphia and San Antonio) 

The following program characteristics were collected from Immunization Program Managers in 2016:

Childhood Vaccine Financing / Supply Policy:  Private Providers & Public Providers

Policy regarding the extent to which programs supply childhood vaccines to their private immunization providers (i.e., private practices that enroll as participating sites in VFC / state immunization programs). 

FQHC/RHC Delegation of Authority: Private Providers & Public Providers 

Policy regarding the authorization of public or private immunization providers to provide vaccination services to underinsured children as a delegated authority of a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) or Rural Health Clinic (RHC). This authorization, which must be granted by FQHCs / RHCs in the project area, allows delegated providers to give VFC vaccine to qualified underinsured children.

Vaccine Brand Choice Policy: Map 

Policy regarding public and private immunization providers' option to choose the brand of vaccines when ordering vaccines from the immunization program.






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