Nurse resources

You play a critical role in your patients' preventive care. To help assist you in vaccinating your patients with Prevnar 13®, the following resources can be used to:
Educate patients about pneumococcal pneumonia and how Prevnar 13® can help protect against it
Patient Take-home Sheet
provides patients who received Prevnar 13® during hospitalization with a record of their vaccination to share with other HCPs.
Help with Prevnar 13® coverage and coding
The CMS-1450 Billing Form
provides customers with an overview of how to bill for Prevnar 13® administration in the institutional setting using the CMS-1450 (UB-04) Health Insurance Claim Form.
CMS Reimbursement Resource Sheet
supports accurate billing and reimbursement for Prevnar 13® for patients with commercial insurance or Medicare Part B coverage, along with a link to the updated Medicare reimbursement website.
The CMS-1500 Billing Form
provides customers with an overview of how to bill for Prevnar 13® administration in the office setting using the CMS-1500 Health Insurance Claim Form.
Vaccines Reimbursement Support Services Tear Sheet
is a resource that provides customers with an overview of a reimbursement support program available from Pfizer and includes helpful claims forms for patients.
Highlight the key role that nurses play in pneumococcal vaccination
The Role of Nurses in Making Pneumococcal Vaccination a Priority in Adult Patients Aged 65 and Older
An educational video that focuses on the important role nurses play in promoting pneumococcal vaccination in their older patients. The video also discusses key topics about Prevnar 13® and pneumococcal vaccination in adults aged 65 years and older, including the ACIP recommendations for pneumococcal vaccination, burden of pneumococcal disease, and tips for using Prevnar 13® in your practice.
Faculty Expert:
Ruth Carrico, PhD, APRN, FNP-C
Associate Professor – Division of Infectious Diseases
Clinical Director – Vaccine and International Travel Center
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY
ACIP=Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices; CDC=Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; CMS=Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.