11 October School-based immunisations now available on the AIR October 11, 2018 By Jasmine Harvey Announcement, Department of Human Services, Vaccinations school 0 You can now record and view vaccines delivered through school-based programs on the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR). The AIR records vaccines given to people of all ages in Australia. Records of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines are also now on the AIR. This means that you can access your patient’s HPV vaccination records in one place. You’ll be able to see your patient’s HPV vaccination details on their AIR record and immunisation history statement. You can print your patient’s immunisation history statement from the AIR site. They can also view their history online. You might see a new optional ‘batch number’ and ‘school name’ field on your practice management software. This will help you provide a complete record of an immunisation encounter when reporting immunisation details to the AIR. You’ll also see these fields on the Record Encounter screen on the AIR site. You can record the batch number and school name if the patient got the vaccination at school. More information Related New education guide for Medicare billing for immunisations Use this new guide as a quick reference to support you with Medicare billing for immunisations. New Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) eLearning education modules available The Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) is a national register that can record vaccines given to people of all ages in Australia. This includes all vaccines funded under the National Immunisation Program, vaccines provided under State and Territory vaccination programs and most privately funded vaccines, including influenza and travel vaccines. DVA-funded diabetes memberships available to your DVA patients Your veteran patients with diabetes can now access DVA-funded memberships to the Diabetes Association in their state or territory. 2019 AAPM Webinar Series now available! Make sure to take advantage of key learning topics including: Leadership, Financial Benchmarking, Operational Planning, WHS/OHS and Performance Management. Medicare compliance changes to legislation Information on improved Medicare Compliance changes to legislation My Health Record kits being distributed to Australian healthcare providers The Australian Digital Health Agency is pleased to announce nearly 20,000 My Health Record education kits are being distributed to healthcare providers and Australia Post offices across Australia. The kits will equip providers and Agency partners with information and resources to help them advise all Australians about My Health Record Comments are closed.