Reminder: Tdap vaccine coverage for CHIP Perinatal membersTexas Children's Health Plan
The Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Acellular Pertussis (Tdap) vaccine is part of routine prenatal care and is a covered benefit for CHIP Perinatal members. Claims are being appropriately reimbursed for this service.
This vaccine is recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) as part of routine prenatal care:
- CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/pertussis/pregnant/mom/get-vaccinated.html
- AAP: https://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/pages/AAP-Updates-TDAP-Recommendations.aspx
- ACOG: https://www.acog.org/Resources-And-Publications/Committee-Opinions/Committee-on-Obstetric-Practice/Update-on-Immunization-and-Pregnancy-Tetanus-Diphtheria-and-Pertussis-Vaccination
Original Notice: https://hhs.texas.gov/about-hhs/communications-events/news/2017/12/reminder-chip-p-coverage-tdap-vaccine
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