In Coding
Jul 30th, 2010
Last year, approximately 162 million doses of the H1N1 vaccine were distributed and roughly 90 million were administered. What happened to the remaining 72 million doses? The federal government estimates that as many as 40 million of those vaccines have expired, and the rest are sitting in cold storage somewhere. Under the government’s Voluntary Central ...
In Billing
Jul 16th, 2010
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reviewed/updated July 1 the CDC Vaccine Price Lists, which provide current contract and private sector vaccine prices. Contract prices are for CDC vaccine contracts that are established for the purchase of vaccines by immunization programs receiving CDC immunization grant funds (i.e., state health departments, certain large city ...
In Coding
Mar 12th, 2010
The 2010-2011 seasonal influenza vaccine in the United States will include a pandemic 2009 H1N1 virus in the composition. Unlike this past year, however, the H1N1 inclusion will not likely limit availability. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) is recommending the vaccine for everyone 6 months of age and older. FDA Selects Flu Viruses for 2010-11 ...
In Coding
Jan 29th, 2010
The Adult Immunization Schedule for 2010, approved by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), includes several changes. ACIP Approves 2010 Adult Immunization Schedule was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...
Dec 15th, 2009
Nearly a million doses of H1N1 vaccine for infants and toddlers (ages 6 months – 3 years) were recalled on Tuesday. The vaccine reportedly lost strength since its distribution throughout the country last month. The vaccine was strong when the shots were originally shipped, according to the manufacturer, Sanofi Pasteur; however, tests done weeks later revealed the potency had fallen ...