Government-funded vaccines and COVID-19 treatment programs are ending on May 11.
COVID-19 tests may also not be free after May 11, and some people may have to pay increased costs for COVID-19 treatments.
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After May 11th
Q: Will the COVID vaccine/booster still be available at no cost?
A: Yes, COVID vaccines/boosters will be covered as preventive care by your insurance plan, as long as the vaccine is administered by an in-network provider.
Q: Will COVID treatment still be covered at no cost?
A: No, treatment costs will be subject to your insurance plan's deductible, co-insurance, and maximum out-of-pocket.
Q: Can I still get free COVID tests?
A: No, after May 11, the cost will be subject to your insurance plan's deductible, co-insurance, and maximum out-of-pocket.
People ages 6 months and up should get all COVID-19 primary series doses (Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Novavax, Johnson & Johnson)
Be sure to contact your primary care provider to see which vaccine regimen is best for you
Getting a COVID-19 vaccine after you recover from COVID-19 infection provides added protection against COVID-19
Novavax is not authorized for use as a booster dose at this time.
Learn more about specific guidelines by age group:
As we age, our immune system weakens and it becomes harder to fight off common illnesses. It is essential to protect ourselves from disease by getting routinely vaccinated. It's never too late to protect yourself and your loved ones!
Here's a list of some important vaccines for older adults and a short description of their vaccine regimen.
Shingles vaccine: One-time vaccine given in two shots over two to six months
Pneumonia vaccine: One-time vaccine given in two shots at least one year apart
Hepatitis B vaccine: One-time vaccine given in two to four shots over one to six months for people who are medium to high risk, including people with diabetes
Tdap vaccine (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis/whooping cough): One shot if you’ve never been vaccinated, and a booster every ten years.
For more information visit these websites:
Medicare Vaccines and Immunizations
Please talk to your primary healthcare provider about getting these vaccines.
An estimated 23 million Americans have long COVID. Long COVID consists of a wide range of symptoms that can last weeks, months, or even years after a COVID-19 infection including:
Changes in taste or smell
Difficulty breathing, cough and chest pain
Changes in menstrual cycles
Anxiety and depression
Difficulty concentrating, headache and dizziness
Fast or pounding heartbeat
Diarrhea and stomach pain
Muscle or joint pain
If you think you have long COVID, talk to a healthcare professional.
If your symptoms make daily activities challenging, you may have a legal right to adjust your work or school environment under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Visit ada.gov for more information.
Have a general question?
Call the Care Line at 1-855-472-3432, 8 a.m.- 6 p.m., weekdays.
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Insurance Reimbursement for At-Home Tests: https://www.cms.gov/how-to-get-your-at-home-OTC-COVID-19-test-for-free
FEMA Funeral Assistance: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/coronavirus/economic/funeral-assistance
Check for expiration date extension on your home tests:
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