Last modified: August 13, 2020
August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) and highlights the importance of vaccinations. UnitedHealthcare recognizes that you, as care providers, play an important role in the immunization process for all ages.
We’d like to offer some best practices and resources to help support your work in improving immunization rates.
Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) Reference Guides: For more information about specific immunization measures, go to UHCprovider.com/path > 2020 Reference Guide for Adult Health and UHCprovider.com/path > 2020 Reference Guide for Pediatric Health.
Childhood Immunization Status (CIS) Measure: View key talking points and resources specific to this measure.
Immunization Action Coalition: Standing order templates and toolkits demonstrate effective methods to immunize children and adults.
CDC: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers NIAM online resources and toolkits on tips for communicating to health care professionals, parents and patients about immunizations. The CDC also offers a Vaccine Schedule app, available at cdc.gov/vaccines.