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Thursday, May 13, 2004: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM

F7: Physician Perspectives: Improving Vaccine Administration, Ensuring Comprehensive Well Child-Checks, and Understanding Insurance Gaps

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Community Health Services, Committee on Coding and Nomenclature and the Department of Community Pediatrics will provide workshop participants with practical information and tools to improve immunization delivery and coverage through improved coding and reimbursement. Participants will also be presented with ways to increase immunization coverage by proper utilization of the Vaccines for Children Program and ensuring comprehensive well-child checks.
Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to develop a practical framework for well-child checks in public health and private provider settings.

Moderator:Thomas F. Tonniges
2:00 PMIntroductory Remarks
2:15 PMDoes Private Insurance Adequately Cover Childhood Immunizations for US Children?
David Wood, Jon Gabel, Maris Bondi, molly French
2:30 PMThe Financing of Vaccine Administration in the Physician's Office-The Hidden Barrier
Joel F. Bradley
2:45 PMA Bright Future for Well-Child Checks
Thomas F. Tonniges
3:00 PMDiscussion

The 38th National Immunization Conference of CDC