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En español | Unlike most other common vaccines, which are covered under Part B, Medicare coverage for the shingles shot is only available if you’re enrolled in a stand-alone Part D drug plan or a Medicare Advantage plan that includes Part D drug coverage.
Medicare requires all Part D drug plans to cover the shingles vaccine, so if you’re enrolled in a plan you shouldn’t have difficulty obtaining the shot. But there are some pitfalls to watch out for in terms of paying for it, depending on where you receive it:
To be on the safe side: Call your plan in advance and ask which doctors or pharmacies in your area you should use to receive the shingles shot at the plan’s normal copay.
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