Medicare Coverage of Immunizations
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MEDICARE PART B
Who has Medicare Part B coverage?
Almost all adults over the age of 65 have Medicare Part B coverage, either directly or through a Medicare Advantage Plan.
What immunizations does Medicare Part B cover?
- All influenza vaccines
- Pneumococcal vaccine 
- Medically necessary vaccines (Td for wound management or Hepatitis B for high risk people) 
Where can a person use Medicare Part B insurance coverage?
- Medical offices
- Some pharmacies
- Some local public health departments
MEDICARE PART D
Who has Medicare Part D coverage?
Medicare eligible adults who have chosen to enroll in a prescription drug benefit plan.
What immunizations does Medicare Part D cover?
All immunizations not covered by part B, including:
- Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) 
- Zoster (shingles) 
- Varicella (chickenpox) 
- Hepatitis B 
Where can a person use Medicare Part D insurance coverage?
- Some medical offices
- Some local health departments
 Deductibles and copays may be applied.