COVID-19 Resources for Providers
This page offers resources for HPSM providers to help you build vaccine confidence with your patients, and become a COVID-19 vaccinator.
Have questions about any of these resources, or about HPSM’s Vaccine Incentive Program for PCPs? PSInquiries@HPSM.org.
- Enrollment resources – not yet registered as a COVID-19 vaccinator? These resources will walk you through the process
- Financial resources – find out about funding opportunities to support your practice and information about vaccination billing.
- Vaccine confidence resources, including printable tools for your practice, to help your patients build their vaccine confidence.
- Clinic protocols and safety – these resources have been recommended by HPSM providers to help you safely handle and administer vaccines.
Vaccinator Program: Step by Step Enrollment Process
Not sure how to enroll as a vaccinator? This 4-page document summarizes the process and includes a checklist of information you’ll need. It includes embedded links to the various forms you’ll need to fill out. Download
How to Become a COVID-19 Vaccinator (video)
Watch a recording of HPSM’s July 2021 webinar with our guest speaker Dr. Anand Chabra, San Mateo County Chief of the COVID-19 vaccination branch. This includes a live video demonstration with HPSM provider Dr. Connie Kniveton, as her team delivers a mock vaccination and responds to potential adverse effects. Watch now
How to Become a COVID-19 Vaccinator (slides)
Read the slide deck from HPSM’s July 2021 webinar. Download
The state is offering providers up to $55,000 to support vaccination efforts. Learn more and apply
HPSM Vaccine Incentive Program for PCPs
To support our providers in leading the fight against COVID-19, two funding opportunities are available to contracted PCPs through Health Plan of San Mateo’s COVID-19 Vaccine Incentive Program. Apply
Additional Grant Opportunities
This link is kept up to date with potential funding opportunities to support the public health emergency. Learn more
Medicare Billing for COVID-19 Vaccine Administration
Read guidance on how to bill for administering the COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more
30 Conversations in 30 Days Campaign
This set of resources from CDPH is designed to help providers have crucial conversations about COVID-19 vaccines with patients, and reduce provider burnout. Learn more
COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Booklet
Field-tested booklet you can print out for patients, with more detailed answers to questions about COVID-19 vaccine safety. Download
Four Key Messages for Providers
Four key messages have been shown to be effective in overcoming vaccine hesitancy. This one page guide can be shared with patient-facing colleagues and staff. Download
Talking to Your Patients About COVID-19
This two-page guide includes more detailed answers to common questions and concerns about the vaccine. Print and share this document with patient-facing colleagues and staff. Download
More Resources for Building Vaccine Confidence
Looking for more resources to increase vaccine confidence? California’s Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has compiled tools to educate, communicate, and collaborate to increase vaccination rates. Download
HEALTHmatters HPSM Member Newsletter: Vaccination Resources
This special edition member newsletter outlines resources that HPSM members can access to support them during the COVID-19 pandemic, including how to find a vaccine appointment or schedule a home vaccination. Download
U.S. COVID-19 Vaccine Product Information
Find information about administration, storage and handling, safety, and reporting for each COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more
Skills Checklist for Vaccine Administration
Use this self-assessment tool for healthcare staff who administer immunizations. Download
Dry Ice Safety for Health Care Professionals
Guidance from the CDC on handling and storage of dry ice. Download
Vaccine Temperature Data Logger Setup
Instructions to configure vaccine temperature monitoring devices. Download