COVID-19 third dose will be covered at no cost

By Scott Johnson
General Manager

BIRMINGHAM – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama members who are moderately to severely immunocompromised will not have to pay for their third dose of the FDA authorized mRNA COVID-19 vaccination, the company announced on Wednesday, Aug. 25.
Blue Cross members on individual, Medicare and almost all employer health plans will be able to receive a FDA-authorized and CDC-recommended COVID-19 vaccine third dose without having to pay any out-of-pocket expenses.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend individuals with moderate to severely compromised immune systems receive a third dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine at least 28 days after their second dose.

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