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Louisiana Plan Successful In Increasing Immunizations Across State

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Immunizations in Louisiana

The Louisiana Medicaid program has made its first payments to primary care providers participating in the new CommunityCARE Immunization Pay-for-Performance Initiative. This initiative was enacted in July of last year with the goal of increasing child immunizations in the state by monetarily rewarding doctors who make sure children receive their necessary shots.

The total payment to 184 participating CommunityCARE doctors for the period of July