Does Medicare Cover Rabies Vaccine?

Does Medicare Cover Rabies Vaccine?

Medicare coverage depends on who is paying for the rabies vaccine. However, Medicare Part D (prescription drug coverage) will not cover the rabies vaccine.

Medicare Part B (outpatient medical services) does not cover the rabies vaccine. However, any Medicare Part B beneficiary may purchase it separately, either in a doctor's office or at a pharmacy.

Does medicare cover a booster shot?

Medicare Part B does not cover the rabies booster shot. However, any Medicare Part B beneficiary may purchase it separately, either in a doctor's office or at a pharmacy.

Does medicare cover chicken pox vaccine for adults?

Medicare Part B does not cover the chicken pox vaccine. However, any Medicare Part B beneficiary may purchase it separately, either in a doctor's office or at a pharmacy.

What if I want to get the chicken pox vaccine after I turn 65?

If you were not immunized against chicken pox as a child and you want to get the chicken pox vaccine after you turn 65 and become a Medicare Part B beneficiary, you may purchase it. It will not be covered by Medicare.

Will Medicare pay for a hepatitis B vaccine?

Yes. Medicare Part B covers the hepatitis B vaccine for those receiving Part B services.

Is the vaccine covered if I already have hepatitis B?

Yes. The vaccine is covered for those already infected with hepatitis B.

Is the vaccine covered if I am a health care worker?

Yes. The vaccine is covered for those who are at risk of exposure to the hepatitis B virus.

Does Medicare cover the hepatitis B vaccine for all adults?

Medicare Part B covers the hepatitis B vaccine for those who are at a high risk.

Is the vaccine covered if I have a high risk condition?

Yes. The vaccine is covered for those who have HIV infection, kidney disease, diabetes mellitus, or who were born in countries where the disease is common.

Does Medicare cover the hepatitis B vaccine for those who are immunocompromised?

Yes. The vaccine is covered for those who are immunocompromised because of their immune system problems. This includes kidney dialysis patients, organ transplant patients, and those with cancer.

Does Medicare cover the hepatitis B vaccine for children?

Yes. The vaccine is covered for children beginning at age 1. This includes children who are high-risk, such as those with diabetes, who receive Part B services.

Does Medicare cover the hepatitis B vaccine for adults?

Yes. The vaccine is covered for adults beginning at age 19.

If I have an insurance plan through work, like an HMO, will Medicare pay for the hepatitis B vaccine?

No, Medicare will only cover the hepatitis B vaccine for those who receive Medicare benefits through Part B.

Will Part B pay for the hepatitis B vaccine if I already have the condition?

Does Medicare cover the hepatitis B vaccine for pregnant women?

Yes. The vaccine is covered for pregnant women beginning at 27 weeks of pregnancy.

Will Medicare pay for the hepatitis B vaccine if I work in a high-risk occupation?

Yes. The vaccine is covered for those who have a high-risk occupation.

Does Medicare cover the hepatitis B vaccine for those who are having elective surgery?

Yes. The vaccine is covered for those who are having elective surgery.

Does Medicare cover the hepatitis B vaccine for those who are in drug or alcohol treatment?

Yes. The vaccine is covered for those who are in drug or alcohol treatment.

Does Medicare cover the hepatitis B vaccine for those who are in jails or prisons?

Yes. The vaccine is covered for those in jails and prisons.

Does Medicare cover the hepatitis B vaccine for men who have sex with men?

Yes. The vaccine is covered for men who have sex with men.

Does Medicare cover the hepatitis B vaccine for those with multiple sexual partners?

Yes. The vaccine is covered for those with multiple sexual partners.

Does Medicare cover the hepatitis B vaccine for women who have sex with men?

Yes. The vaccine is covered for women who have sex with men.

Will Medicare pay for the hepatitis B vaccine if I am over age 65, but not yet eligible for Medicare?

Yes. Those who are 65 or older but not yet eligible for Medicare may receive the hepatitis B vaccine.

Will Medicare pay for the hepatitis B vaccine if I am not a legal resident of the United States?

Yes. Any Medicare beneficiary may receive the hepatitis B vaccine.

Does Medicare cover the hepatitis B vaccine for those who inject drugs?

Yes. The vaccine is covered for those who inject drugs.

Does Medicare cover the hepatitis B vaccine for those who travel to countries with a high prevalence of hepatitis B?

Yes. The vaccine is covered for those who travel to countries with a high prevalence of hepatitis B.

Does Medicare cover the hepatitis B vaccine for those who travel to countries with hepatitis B?

Yes. The vaccine is covered for those who travel to countries with hepatitis B.

Does Medicare cover the hepatitis B vaccine if I am a health care worker?

Does Medicare cover the hepatitis B vaccine for those who are at high risk because of their occupation?

Yes. The vaccine is covered for those who are at high risk because of their occupation.

Does Medicare cover the hepatitis B vaccine for those who have multiple sexual partners?

Does Medicare cover the hepatitis B vaccine for those who are at risk for sexual exposure?

Yes. The vaccine is covered for those who are

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