How to increase child immunisation coverage rates at your practice

14 October 2019

 

The Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) secure site provides the ability to generate a report which identifies patients due and/or overdue for immunisation by practice, known as the AIR010A Due/Overdue Immunisation Practice Report

Practices can use this report to identify and recallpatients due and overdue for immunisation. 

Benefits to patient

  • Patient protected against disease
  • Childcareenrolment children must be fully immunisedto attend childcare (or meet immunisation requirements)
  • Childcare Subsidy– child must meet immunisation requirements to gechildcare fee assistance payment
  • Family Tax Benefit (FTB) – child must meet immunisation requirements to get the full rate of FTB payment 

Benefits to practice

  • Grow business and client base – the report includes allpatients seen for any MBS service at your practice
  • Upskill staff on use of the Australian Immunisation Register – training available to all practice nurses, practice managersand GPs
  • This can be included as a Quality Improvement activity  see PIP QI website

Book a training session

The CESPHN Immunisation team can provide one-on-one remotetraining via Team Viewer to assist practices to access andanalyse their own 10A reportto follow up overdue children.

Contact a team member on 1300 986 991 (extension 4) to book a training session,or email us at immunisation@cesphn.com.au. You will need your Practice Incentive Program (PIP) Practice Identification (ID) and access to the AIR secure site (accessible via PRODA).