CMS Increases Reimbursement Rates for COVID-19 Vaccine Administration

CMS; COVID-19; Medicaid; Medicare; Medicare Advantage

​This week, CMS increased the Medicare payment amount for administering the COVID-19 vaccine. The updated rates policy also impacts Medicaid, Medicare Advantage, and commercial insurance vaccine administration policies. Read the full press release. AHCA/NCAL members that elect to administer and bill for COVID-19 vaccine and not through a third party, such as an LTC pharmacy, should also review the AHCA/NCAL COVID-19 Vaccine Coverage and Billing Guidance​