To join the NYC VFC program, providers must provide services to children from birth to age 18, which fall into one of the following categories: The VFC program requires providers to re-register annually through the CIR online registry. Providers receive notifications as soon as the online registration form is provided in the EAR`s online registration. The following submissions are sent to remind suppliers who have not re-registered. It is important that the contact information we have saved for the site is up to date at all times. Vaccines For Children (VFC) is a Federally Funded Program that provides free vaccines to children who would otherwise not be able to be vaccinated because they cannot pay. The CDC buys vaccines at a discount and distributes them to fellows – that is, public health services and some local and territorial public health authorities – who distribute them free of charge to private medical practices and public clinics registered as VFC providers. Children eligible for VFC vaccines are entitled to vaccines recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). more… In addition to making VFC-eligible populations available, providers cannot be included in the Medicare/Medicaid Restricted and Excluded Individuals or Entities list. Please note that the following children are NOT considered underinsured: Quick Resource for Parents (27.08.2012) The VFC program helps children whose parents or guardians cannot afford to vaccinate.
Free vaccines for legitimate children by VFC-registered physicians. Find out if your child is qualified. CFP helps ensure that all children have a better chance of getting their recommended vaccinations as planned, which means healthier children, families and communities. The Vaccines For Children program has helped prevent disease and save lives… About time! VFC Infographic: Protecting America`s Children Every Day [Advanced View] Vaccines For Children Program and Storage and Handling Training Module training (2/5/2013) Training for program needs, including storage and handling of VFC vaccines Most of the materials included in the registration package can be downloaded directly from the VFC website. (See „Forms, Work Aids and Diagrams“). Participating in VFC reduces your costs out of pocket because you don`t need to buy a vaccine for your eligible patients with your own money. And VFC saves money for your legitimate patients because vaccines are provided free of charge.