Reconciliation Bill Eliminates Cost-Sharing For Adult Vaccinations

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / August 8, 2022 at 8:08 PM
The Senate’s reconciliation package may not include the mandatory one-year continuous coverage for Medicaid- and CHIP-enrolled children and postpartum women that beneficiary advocates were hoping for, but it includes a requirement, originally part of the Build Back Better plan, that would expand adult access to vaccinations by eliminating Medicaid cost sharing, as well as making vaccines available at no cost to adult Medicare and Children’s Health Insurance Program beneficiaries. The IRA would also provide a temporary 1% bump in federal...

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