No Cost for Second Boosters
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have confirmed that eligible individuals can receive their second COVID booster shot at no cost. Medicare and Medicaid will pay for a second COVID-19 booster shot of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines without cost sharing, with no applicable copayment, coinsurance, or deductible. We review the news from CMS and vaccine and booster eligibility.
0:00 Second Booster is Covered
0:39 Second Booster for 50+
1:06 Second Booster for others
1:57 Vaccine and Booster eligibility
2:12 CMS statement
2:32 Find a Vaccine or Booster
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Vaccines are widely available for those ages 5 and older.
Booster shots are widely available for those ages 12 and older.
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More information on the CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Program Provider Requirements, and how the COVID-19 vaccine is provided through that program at no cost to recipients:
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