Frequently Asked Questions
Why should I join VFC?
Consider the following:
- It will enhance your ability to provide government purchased vaccine to your eligible patients and reduces your out of pocket costs
- You can provide all ACIP-recommended vaccines to your eligible patients
- It will enhance services you provide to populations receiving EPSDT
- Any provider authorized to prescribe vaccines under state law can be a VFC Provider
- Over the past decade, both general and immunization specific pediatric “best practices” have included the administering of a child’s immunizations in their medical home (their regular source of primary care)
How do I become a VFC provider?
Follow these steps:
- First, contact Glenn Witt, Nevada Vaccines for Children Program Manager via email at email@example.com or by phone at (775) 684-3462
- Ask for a Provider Enrollment Package to be mailed to you
- Complete the Nevada Provider Enrollment form and return them as soon as possible
- Prepare your office and staff for a site visit to go over the administrative requirements of the program and to ensure proper storage and handling of vaccines when you receive them
- Let your patients know you are now a VFC Provider
Is there any financial incentive?
- VFC allows you to charge an administrative fee to offset your costs of doing business
- Participating in VFC reduces your out of pocket costs because you don’t have to buy vaccine for your eligible patients with your own money
- VFC will save your eligible patients money because the vaccines are provided at no cost
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