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COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Resources

All organizations and providers participating in the CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Program:

  • must administer COVID-19 vaccine at no out-of-pocket cost to the recipient
  • may not deny anyone vaccination based on the vaccine recipient's coverage status or network status
  • may not charge an office visit or other fee if COVID-19 vaccination is the sole medical service provided
  • may not require additional medical services to receive COVID-19 vaccination
  • may seek appropriate reimbursement from a program or plan that covers COVID-19 Vaccine administration fees for the vaccine recipient, such as:
    • vaccine recipient's private insurance company
    • Medicare or Medicaid reimbursement
  • may not seek any reimbursement, including through balance billing, from the vaccine recipient

Bridge Access Program Provider Policies and Procedures

  1. Bridge - Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Compliance
  2. Bridge - Fraud and Abuse
  3. Bridge - Provider Enrollment
  4. Bridge - Program Eligibility & Billing
  5. Bridge - 317 Eligibility & Billing
  6. Bridge - Vaccine Storage and Handling  

Vaccine Administration Documentation

COVID-19 vaccination providers must document vaccine administration in their medical record systems within 24 hours of administration and use their best efforts to report administration data to the PA SIIS as soon as practicable and no later than 72 hrs after administration.

Vaccine Plan

  • Pennsylvania COVID-19 Interim Vaccination Plan
    This is an interim vaccine plan from the department. Many components of the COVID-19 vaccine plan remain fluid and continue to be modified and adapted as more announcements and decisions are made at the federal level. The department is continuing to receive feedback and will be modifying this plan and posting public updates to this in the coming weeks.

Prevaccination Checklist

COVID-19 Vaccines, Recommendations and Schedules

Vaccine Product Information

Vaccine Storage and Handling

Vaccine Administration

Vaccine Waste

Provider Training and Education

Patient Education

Vaccine Confidence and Hesitancy

Vaccine Access

Other Resources