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December 15, 2017

VFC Provider Information and Materials

The Idaho Immunization Program (IIP) administers the federal Vaccines for Children (VFC) program in Idaho. All vaccines recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) are supplied at no cost, through a combination of federal and state dollars, for Idaho children 0 through 18 years of age. Providers must be enrolled with the IIP to receive the vaccine. 

The federal dollars, provided through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), fund vaccines for children eligible for the VFC program. The State dollars, provided by the Idaho Immunization Assessment Board and the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, fund vaccines for Idaho children who are not eligible for the VFC program.

How to Enroll
Any health care provider who serves children 0 through 18 years of age, wants to provide childhood vaccines through the federal VFC program, has a current medical license in good standing, and has independent prescription writing authority for vaccines, may enroll with the IIP. 

Healthcare providers wishing to enroll can begin by contacting the IIP by phone (208-334-5931) or email (IIP@dhw.idaho.gov). New provider enrollment involves the following steps:

» Completing the New Provider Enrollment Packet;
» Acquiring the required vaccine storage and handling equipment;
» Assigning staff members (primary and back-up) to be responsible for vaccine management and training; and
» Completing an on-site enrollment site visit with IIP staff

VFC Enrollment Materials

» New Provider Enrollment Packet (Fillable PDF)
» 2017 Provider Re-Enrollment Packet
» Current Provider Agreement
» Current IIP Policies & Guidelines
» Current IIP Policies & Guidelines Acknowledgement
» Current IIP Provider Profile
» Brand Choice Form
» 2017-2018 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Request Form

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