MnVFC Program Basics
The Minnesota Vaccines for Children (MnVFC) program is Minnesota’s version of the federal Vaccines for Children (VFC) program which works to make vaccine accessible and affordable for all children. The program distributes about $39 million worth of vaccines to public and private clinics in Minnesota each year. It is run by the Immunization Program at the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH).
How do you enroll in MnVFC?
Before starting the enrollment process, review the Policy and Procedure Manual for the MnVFC Program to be sure you know the requirements for participating in the MnVFC Program.
- Call the MnVFC program at 651-201-5522 to start the enrollment process.
- A packet of information and forms will be sent to you.
- Carefully review and complete all documents and return to the address provided.
- Once the forms are received by the MnVFC program they will be reviewed for completeness. If any information is missing, the forms will be returned highlighting the missing information. When the completed forms are returned, your site will be placed on a waiting list for an enrollment visit by MnVFC staff.
- You must have a visit before you are allowed to order. Once the site visit is completed, any corrections are completed and you have been assigned a PIN#, you will be eligible to order MnVFC vaccine.
- Place your first order for MnVFC vaccine within 90 days from your initial site visit. If you wait longer you will have to have another enrollment site visit.
- Policies and Procedures
Manual for the MnVFC Program: October 2012 - September 2013 (PDF: 1.29MB/74 pages)
Manual describing the requirements for participating in the MnVFC program. Updated October 2012
- Billing Office Tips on MnVFC
Five tips for handling billing questions regarding the MnVFC program. Updated 12/12
- Deadline for discontinuing use of dorm-style refrigerators for MnVFC vaccine (PDF: 47KB/4 pages)
Memo sent to MnVFC providers about discontinuing use of dorm-style refrigerators. Includes specifications for refrigerators and freezers used to store vaccine. (4/30/09)