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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Kentucky Immunization Registry (KYIR)

Pharmacies must be enrolled in KYIR to participate in the COVID-19 Vaccine Program. Now is the time to enroll your pharmacy if want to participate in the program.  If your pharmacy is already enrolled with KYIR, you do not need to enroll again.
  • Overview of the Kentucky Immunization Registry and Its Importance to Pharmacies 
  • KYIR Enrollment Information
    • KYIR Enrollment Webpage –  For establishing front-end user access to KYIR for COVID-19 inventory management and data reporting (if unable to connect to KHIE).  All COVID-19 vaccine providers will need access to KYIR, even those with a KHIE connection.
    • KHIE/KYIR Enrollment WebpageFor establishing an electronic connection from KHIE to KYIR for COVID-19 vaccination data reporting 
  • KYIR Help Desk Contact Information
    • Hours:          8 am to 4pm (EST)  Monday – Thursday and  8am to 12 pm (EST) Friday
    • Phone:         502-564-0038
    • Email:   (Use email Option after 12pm on Fridays)

KDPH COVID-19 Vaccine Program

KDPH is asking interested providers, including pharmacies, to enroll as a COVID-19 vaccine provider now.  If you know that your pharmacy has already been enrolled as part of the federal pharmacy partner program for phase 2, separate state enrollment is not required. 
Please see the following documents to begin the enrollment process:

CDC Clinical and Training Materials (announced 11/24/20)

CMS – Reimbursement for Administration of COVID-19 Vaccine

  • CMS COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkits
  • CMS COVID-19 Vaccine Medicare Reimbursement Webpage
  • Requires most public and private health insurers to cover COVID-19 vaccine(s) approved or authorized by the FDA under an EUA with no cost sharing for patients.
  • Medicare payment rates for COVID-19 vaccines at $28.39 for a single dose and for two or more doses, $16.94 for the initial dose and $28.30 for the final dose, adjusted by geography
  • CMS is encouraging states (Medicaid CHIP, the Basic Health Program (BHP), and private plans to base administration rates on Medicare.

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trial Information

COVID-19 Vaccine Resources