Flu Season Information (2017-2018)
Every flu season brings a new list of manufacturers and NDC codes, but not to worry -- Office Practicum is ready!
The latest release of OP 14 included updates to reflect the most current NDC and CPT codes for the 2017-2018 flu season. OP Cloud customers were updated automatically. Client-server customers should make sure all updates are complete so you have the latest information at your fingertips.
As a reminder, the current influenza VIS (dated 8/7/15) is still valid for the 2017-18 season and will remain valid throughout the season unless significant changes are made to the CDC’s recommendations.
Here are some important links regarding the 2017-2018 flu season:
For CDC guidelines regarding the 2017-2018 flu season, click here.
To access the FAQ page for the 2017-2018 flu season, click here.
For CDC guidelines regarding the 2016-2017 flu season, click here.
For Pediatrics-specific 2017-2018 flu season information, click here.
For AAP's Flu Vaccine Recommendations for 2017-2018, click here.
For printable copies of the VIS in English and 30 other languages, click here.
Here are some additional links to assist you in navigating the 2017-2018 flu season:
Click here for details regarding the Vaccines for Children Program (VFC).
Click here for details regarding IIS: HL7 Standard Code Set (Mapping CVX to Vaccine Groups).
Click here for details regarding IIS: HL7 Standard Code Set (Mapping Product Names to CVX and MVX).
Click here to access the GS1 Check Digit Calculator, which allows you to check the last digit on a bar code.