MACPAC Worried About Medicaid COVID-19 Vaccine Reimbursement

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / March 4, 2021 at 7:22 PM
Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission members raised concerns in a meeting Thursday (March 4) that if states don’t reimburse COVID-19 vaccinations at or above Medicare rates, there will be large swaths of people not getting vaccinated, putting people in other states at risk. MACPAC staff said while 39 states are paying at or above the Medicare rate for COVID-19 vaccinations, 10 states are reimbursing providers less than the Medicare rate. “I’m worried about the 10 states that appear...

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