Medigap’s Vaccination Covered Detailed

Learn how Medigap covers your vaccinations

by Ray Wilson+ on Jun 03, 2016 | 2 Comments

With the large number of baby boomers turning 65 everyday in the U.S. (approx. 10,000 people a day), and the strive for better health and longevity; we at Senior65 believe preventive health care is the most important way to ensure a long life. Which leads to the million dollar question, how does Medigap cover vaccinations? Don’t worry, we’ve got your answer.

What’s Medigap’s Vaccination Coverage?

We’ve tricked you with this question, because Medigap doesn’t pay anything for vaccinations. Don’t panic, Original Medicare picks up 100% of your Flu, Hepatitis B, and Pneumococcal shots. And, if you want other vaccines, you might be surprised that many of the other shots are not covered by Part B, but rather by Part D (your drug plan). Learn more about your Medicare scheduled vaccinations.

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Part D’s Vaccination Coverage

Your Part D plan will pay toward vaccinations such as tDap and Shingles shots. Each plan will cover these costs differently. Learn more about your Part D coverage here or give us a call with questions.  You will want to revisit your Part D coverage with us each year during the Medicare Annual Election Period to make sure you have the right plan for you.

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To find a Rx or Medigap plan in your area call one of our Senior65 licensed independent agents at 800-930-7956.

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Reader Comments and Questions

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By Clara Kunys on June 14, 2016

I think it sucks that seniors have to pay anything. They worked all their lives and now have to pay for something like a vaccination. I am ashamed of this country. I am ashamed of the Republicans, they are money grubbers. This is all about money. I will be turning 65 next year, and will not be able to afford any of this. You all stink!

By Carlos on June 09, 2016

My wife has Shingles last year. It was absolutely miserable for her. I want to get the vaccination, but i don't have Part D, my drugs are covered through my Medicare Advantage plan. Does Medicare Advantage cover Shingels? And how does it cover it?

If you have drug coverage through Medicare Advantage, then your plan should cover some portion of your Shingles shot. You should call the number on the back of your card to find out how the plan will cover your vaccination. Circle back with us during the Medicare Annual Election Period -Amy from

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