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Family planning clinics

 
Minnesota Department of Health, Family Planning Immunization Program
Program name: Minnesota Department of Health, Family Planning Immunization Program 
Population served: Patients of Planned Parenthood Clinics
Eligibility: Persons 18 years of age and younger
Region served: Statewide
Funding: Federal VFC vaccine funds
Program started: 2000
Number of clients: Unknown
Contact: Cheri R. Reyes, MPH
Hepatitis Training Coordinator
Minnesota Department of Health
625 Robert Street North
St. Paul, MN 55155-2538
Phone: (651) 201-4035
Fax: (651) 201-4000
Email: Cheri.Reyes@state.mn.us
Website: http://www.health.state.mn.us/immunize 
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Description:

MDH worked with all Planned Parenthood clinics statewide to enroll them in the MnVFC program during 2000. These clinics are currently receiving hepatitis B vaccine for their MnVFC eligible patients. MnVFC eligibility criteria include:

  • children and adults enrolled in Minnesota Medical Assistance (MA), General Assistance Medical Care (GAMC), or MinnesotaCare;
  • children who do not have health insurance;
  • children who are American Indian or Alaskan Native;
  • children who have health insurance that does not cover vaccine;
  • children who have health insurance that partially covers vaccine (i.e., immunizations are subject to a co-pay) or have a deductible not yet met

This is a new initiative for Planned Parenthood clinics who previously did not provide immunizations.


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