Date: June 27, 2022
To: All Medical Assistance Program Providers
Re: Immunization Administration Rate Increase to $16.71 Effective July 1, 2022
This notice informs providers of an increase to vaccine administration fees under the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program for both Medicaid fee-for-service (FFS) and the HealthChoice Illinois (HCI) managed care plans for children from birth through 18 years of age.
The vaccine administration rate was increased to $12.56 effective January 1, 2022, per Public Act 102-0043. This increase was identified in a provider notice dated January 14, 2022. After additional discussion with stakeholders, HFS is increasing the vaccine administration rate to $16.71 effective with dates of service beginning July 1, 2022.
Questions regarding this notice may be directed to a billing consultant in the Bureau of Professional and Ancillary Services at 877-782-5565 or the applicable managed care plan.
Kelly Cunningham, Administrator
Division of Medical Programs