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Subject:  Re: Shingles shot Date:  3/6/2019  1:34 PM
Author:  BruceCM Number:  21027 of 21722

Does anyone know if Medicare covers it

From the MedicareInterractive web site

Original Medicare: You pay nothing (no deductible or coinsurance) for most preventive services when you see a participating provider.
Preventive services recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force are covered at 100% of the Medicare-approved amount (zero cost-sharing), but for other services you may be charged Original Medicare cost-sharing.
You may be charged if you see a non-participating or opt-out provider.


https://www.medicareinteractive.org/get-answers/medicare-cov...

However, according to the AARP web site...

Unlike most other common vaccines, which are covered under Part B, Medicare coverage for the shingles shot is only available if you’re enrolled in a stand-alone Part D drug plan or a Medicare Advantage plan that includes Part D drug coverage.

https://www.aarp.org/health/medicare-qa-tool/does-medicare-c...

We are covered under the Kaiser Senior Advantage Medicare Advantage plan and it does cover, without a deductible, the shingles vaccine, as well as the pneumonia vaccine.

BruceM
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