Medicare will cover the cost of coronavirus vaccines, per a CMS rule announced Wednesday. The vaccine will be given to providers, and Medicare will reimburse for the cost of the injection. The policy calls on state Medicaid agencies to provide vaccine administration with no cost sharing for most beneficiaries. Finally, it implements provisions of the CARES Act that call for most private insurers to cover a COVID-19 vaccine under most plans without cost sharing (in- and out-of-network). All these changes are for the duration of the -public health emergency. (The Hill
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