Are Vaccination Discount Agreements Still Relevant?



Katharina Wodarz wrote this bylined article on Germany’s Standing Committee on Vaccination (STIKO) recommendation that a tetravalent vaccine to protect against influenza should replace the predominantly used trivalent influenza vaccines. “The question of which vaccine can be prescribed at the expense of statutory health insurance (SHI) is answered by the vaccination guideline of the STIKO recommendations,” Ms. Wodarz wrote.