Bayou D
Tuesday, May 11, 2004: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM

B6: Insurance Coverage of Childhood Immunization

This workshop will focus on analyzing the degree to which private health insurance covers vaccination of children and adults in the United States. Presenters discuss generosity of insurance coverage, immunization coverage of privately insured individuals, programs designed to improve coverage.
Learning Objectives: After attending this workshop, participants should be able to list barriers to immunization.

Moderator:Mark L. Messonnier
2:00 PMIntroductory Remarks
2:15 PMOut-of-Pocket Cost of Childhood Immunization
Heather K. Purk, Mark L. Messonnier, Noelle-Angelique Molinari, Jeanne M Santoli, Richard A. Schieber, Abby Shefer, Anjella Vargas-Rosales, Fangjun Zhou
2:30 PMVaccination Coverage in Employer-sponsored Self-insured Health Plans
Fangjun Zhou, Mark L. Messonnier, Jeanne Santoli, Anjella Vargas-Rosales, Abigail Shefer
2:45 PMOptimizing Use of Resources for Conducting Practice-based Immunization Assessments
Margaret S. Coleman, Noelle-Angelique Molinari, Shannon Stokley, Husain Yusuf, Mark L. Messonnier
3:00 PMDiscussion

The 38th National Immunization Conference of CDC