907 KAR 1:680. Vaccines for Children
RELATES TO: KRS 205.520, 42 U.S.C. 1396s
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 194A.030(2),
194A.050(1), 205.520(3), 42 U.S.C. 1396a, b, d, s, 2004-726
NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: EO 2004-726, effective July 9, 2004, reorganized
the Cabinet for Health Services and placed the Department for Medicaid Services
and the Medicaid Program under the Cabinet for Health and Family Services. The
Cabinet for Health and Family Services has responsibility to administer the Medicaid
Program. KRS 205.520(3) authorizes the cabinet by administrative regulation, to
comply with any requirement that may be imposed or opportunity presented by
federal law for the provision of medical assistance to Kentucky's indigent
citizenry. This administrative regulation establishes the provisions relating
to vaccines provided through the Vaccines for Children Program.
Section 1. Definitions. (1)
"Immunization" means an inoculation against a vaccine preventable
(2) "Program registered provider"
means a health care provider that is:
(a) Licensed or otherwise authorized for
administration of pediatric vaccines; and
(b) Enrolled in the Vaccines for Children
(3) "Recipient" means a person
age eighteen (18) or under who has been determined eligible to receive benefits
under the state’s Title XIX or Title XXI program in accordance with 907 KAR
Chapters 1 through 4.
(4) "Vaccines for Children
Program" means the program for distribution of pediatric vaccines
administered by the Department for Public Health and described in 42 U.S.C.
Section 2. Obtaining Vaccines. (1) A
program registered provider shall obtain a vaccine for the administration of a
childhood immunization to an eligible recipient from the Vaccines for Children
(2) The Medicaid Program shall not make
payment to a provider for the cost of a vaccine available through the Vaccines
for Children Program.
(3) A fee for administering a vaccine
obtained through the Vaccines for Children Program may be paid by the
department through the appropriate provider program. (21 Ky.R. 3107; eff.
7-26-95; Am. 29 Ky.R. 2776; eff. 7-16-03.)