Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, December 25th, 2005
"Many providers rely on electronic billing systems to report information to immunization registries. If billing data fail to capture some administered immunizations, the registry will not reflect a child's true immunization status."
"Our objective was to assess differences between immunizations administered and immunizations reported to a registry from electronic billing systems. Philadelphia's Department of Public Health conducted chart audits in 45 providers serving 50 or more children aged 7-35 months and using electronic billing systems to report data to...
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