California to boost COVID-19 vaccine rollout with Blue Shield contract
The 55-page contract posted Monday is priced at $15 million, with Blue Shield responsible for developing and managing a state vaccine network as a third party administrator for an equitable, efficient rollout. Gov. Gavin Newsom previously said the new state vaccine distribution system will pay providers to offer shots in vulnerable neighborhoods and communities of color, while also collecting demographics on who’s getting the shots.
The move comes as counties continue to face vaccine supply issues, with Los Angeles shutting down some vaccination sites while still others opened elsewhere, suggesting a bumpy rollout.
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[Source: Fox News]