What You Need To Know About The Covid-19 Vaccine: Access, Coverage Specifics & Workplace Requirement
On December 11th and December 18th, 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued Emergency Use Authorizations for the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines.
The Centers for Disease Control Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended the use of Pfizer Inc.’s COVID-19 vaccine for individuals 16 years of age and older and the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for individuals age 18 and older.
The ACIP recommendations trigger the requirement for all non-grandfathered group health plans to cover the vaccine without cost-sharing. Grandfathered plans may choose to cover the vaccine and could be required to do so under state law or applicable insurance policies. Read More