Trump admin to announce coronavirus vaccine will be covered under Medicare, Medicaid: report

The Hill: President Trump’s administration plans to announce that coronavirus vaccines will be covered under Medicare and Medicaid once they are full developed and released, Politico reported Monday.

Four people with knowledge of the pending announcement told Politico that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) plans to cover vaccines that receive emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Current policy does not permit Medicare and Medicaid to cover out-of-pocket costs for vaccines approved that way.

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