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VMBIP E-Newsletter_ January 29_ 2010

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									VMBIP E-Newsletter, January 29, 2010
VMBIP Updates
New Updates
    The vaccine price list has been updated and is available at:
      http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/programs/vfc/cdc-vac-price-list.htm

Recently Distributed All-Grantee Messages
Note: Complete messages are included in the Appendix at the end of this e-newsletter.
    Please see the all-grantee message dated Monday, January 25, 2010, with the subject
       heading “IMPORTANT - UPDATE: GSK vaccine availability ~ DTaP-IPV syringes
       (Kinrix).”

       Please see the all-grantee message dated Monday, January 25, 2010, with the subject
        heading “VACMAN Webinar Training,” the updated all-grantee message dated,
        Wednesday, January 27, 2010, with the subject heading “Save the Date, Rescheduled
        VACMAN Webinar Training February 11,” and the final updated all-grantee message with
        details dated January 28, 2010, with the subject heading “IMPORTANT! VACMAN
        Training Webinar, February 11, 1 PM ET--the details.”

       Please see the all-grantee message dated Tuesday, January 26, 2010, with the subject
        heading “REVISED State and 317-FA Funded Bulk Order Spreadsheet.”

       Please see the all-grantee message dated Wednesday, January 27, 2010, with the
        subject heading “Notification of Price Changes for Merck Adult Contracts, 200-2009-
        30523.”

As a reminder, VMBIP-related all-grantee messages are posted to the VMBIP Web site at:
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/programs/vmbip/allgranteemessages.htm and previous
e-newsletters are posted at: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/programs/vmbip/newsletters.htm.

If you have any questions or comments about the contents of this e-mail, please contact
Brad Prescott at brad.prescott@cdc.hhs.gov and Julie Orta at julie.orta@cdc.hhs.gov, with a
copy to your POB project officer.

Brad Prescott
Public Health Advisor
Vaccine Management Business Improvement Project
Immunization Services Division
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
404-639-8796 (direct)
404-639-8627 (fax)
brad.prescott@cdc.hhs.gov




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APPENDIX
Sent: Monday, January 25, 2010
Subject: IMPORTANT - UPDATE: GSK vaccine
availability ~ DTaP-IPV syringes (Kinrix)
Greetings all,
This message is to provide an update on a product affected by the GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) supply
constraint issue.

GSK DTaP-IPV (Kinrix), syringes, NDC 58160-0812-46, 5-pack, single dose syringe

Status: Now available at both McKesson DCs. The ability to order this product has been enabled
in VACMAN.

REMINDER: Prior to entering any provider orders, ensure that you have properly downloaded the
most recent vacbulk file. Contact the VacMan Helpdesk if you encounter any problems with this
activity: 404.639.8303 or vacman@cdc.gov.

Feel free to contact Joy Hill at jkhill@cdc.gov with questions.



Sent: Thursday, January 28, 2010 11:28 AM
Subject: IMPORTANT! VACMAN Training Webinar,
February 11, 1 PM ET--the details
Grantees

There have been several requests lately for VACMAN training. In order to make the training
available to a large number of people, the training will be conducted via webinar in one, three
hour session (1:00 – 4:00 P.M. Eastern). We will be using VACMAN version 4.1.4.7 for the
training session.

DATE/TIME:
                                                                             th
The event is scheduled to start at 1 PM Eastern Time on Thursday, February 11 . Please log in
early to avoid missing any of the conference.

To participate in this net conference, you will need a phone for the audio portion and an internet
connection to view the PowerPoint presentation. Your access information is included below.

TRAINING TOPICS:
   1. New Users
   2. Provider Profile
   3. Uploads/Downloads
   4. Transmitting Orders
   5. Ordering Screens
   6. Key Reports
There will be several Q&A opportunities throughout the webinar training session.


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We look forward to your participation.

Participant access information:
USA Toll Free Number: 888-322-1985
PARTICIPANT PASSCODE: 5218956

For Participants:
URL: https://www.mymeetings.com/nc/join/
Conference number: PW1499229
Audience passcode: 5218956

Participants can join the event directly at:
https://www.mymeetings.com/nc/join.php?i=PW1499229&p=5218956&t=c

To check your browser for compatibility: http://www.mymeetings.com/updates/net-
systemcheck.php?ver=2003

Updated-see above
Sent: Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Subject: Save the Date, Rescheduled VACMAN Webinar Training February 11

SAVE THE DATE: VACMAN WEBINAR

Due to feedback from grantees, we will be rescheduling the VACMAN Webinar for February 11,
1:00 - 4:00 Eastern Standard Time.

There have been several requests lately for VACMAN training. In order to make the training
available to a large number of people, the training will be conducted via webinar in one, three
hour session (1:00 – 4:00 P.M. Eastern). We will be using VACMAN version 4.1.4.7 for the
training session.

To participate in this netconference, you will need a phone for the audio portion and an internet
connection to view the PowerPoint presentation. Your access information will be sent with the
announcement, coming soon.

Updated – see above
Sent: Monday, January 25, 2010 11:32 AM
Subject: Vacman Webinar Training

Grantees

There have been several requests lately for VACMAN training. In order to make the training
available to a large number of people, the training will be conducted via webinar in one, three
hour session (1:00 – 4:00 P.M. Eastern). We will be using VACMAN version 4.1.4.7 for the
training session.

DATE/TIME:
                                                                            th
The event is scheduled to start at 1 PM Eastern Time on Thursday, February 4 . Please log in
early to avoid missing any of the conference.

To participate in this netconference, you will need a phone for the audio portion and an internet
connection to view the PowerPoint presentation. Your access information is included below.




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Sent: Tuesday, January 26, 2010 3:10 PM
Subject: REVISED State and 317-FA Funded Bulk Order
Spreadsheet

Dear Grantees,
Effective immediately, please replace previous versions of the State and 317-FA Funded Bulk
Order spreadsheet with the attached version #48. The spreadsheet has been revised to add the
following vaccine:
NDC 58160-0825-51 GSK HAVRIX TipLok - NO NEEDLE 720 EL.U./0.5ML 10X0.5ML
Syringe Pediatric.
The following vaccine is no longer available and has been removed:
NDC 58160-0825-46 GSK HAVRIX TipLok - NO NEEDLE 720 EL.U./0.5ML Pediatric

Please continue to follow the instructions for sending spreadsheets to McKesson at
cdc@mckesson.com, with a copy to your POB project officer and vaccinedistributionC@cdc.gov.
The subject heading should read “State and 317 FA Funded Bulk Orders for [Grantee Initials]
[Date].”

Also, please remember that the address for the McKesson Memphis Distribution Center has
changed to:

Memphis Distribution Center
McKesson Specialty (CDC)
4100 Quest Way
Memphis, TN 38115
Phone: (901) 367-6977
Fax: (901) 366-3825
Shipping Contact: Mike Williams

If you have any questions, please contact Sally Somerfeldt at SSomerfeldt@cdc.gov, and cc your
POB project officer.

Thanks, Jeanne

Sent: Wednesday, January 27, 2010 11:50 AM
Subject: Notification of Price Changes for Merck Adult
Contracts, 200-2009-30523

Merck has changed their prices on the following adult Vaccine Contract, 200-2009-30523. The
revised prices are effective January 27, 2010. Please remember to download the most recent
VACBULK file on Wednesday, January 27, 2010 before placing orders. All other CDC vaccine
contract prices remain unchanged.




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NDC 00006-4943-00
Brand Name Pneomovax
Description pkg of 10 single dose .5ml vials
Price with FET
$21.345
NDC 00006-4963-41
Brand Name Zostavax
Description pkg of 10 single dose vial
Price with FET
$105.943
NDC 00006-4963-00
Brand Name Zostavax
Description one single dose vial
Price with FET
$116.70
NDC 00006-4681-00
Brand Name MMR II
Description pkg of 10 single dose vials
Price with FET
$33.614
NDC 00006-4045-41
Brand Name Gardasil
Description pkg of 10 single dose
Price with FET
$89.168
NDC 00006-4827-00
Brand Name Varivax
Description pkg of 10 single dose
Price with FET
$55.364

If there are any questions on this matter, please contact Cynthia Corsino at 404-639-6009.




Date Posted: 02/08/10
This document can be found on the CDC website at:
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/programs/vmbip/downloads/newsletters/2010/vmbip-nl-01-29-10.rtf



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