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Flu Season Information (2017-2018)

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.

OP Vaccine Name-CVX-CPT-Brand Name Crosswalk

Pediatrics-specific 2017-2018 Flu Season Information

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.