Medicare will cover immunizations against the H1N1 virus. There will be no coinsurance or copayment applied to this benefit, and beneficiaries will not have to meet their deductible.
According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Web site, Medicare covers both the cost of the swine flu vaccine and its administration by recognized providers. The site also provides updates on other vaccines Medicare covers, including:
See these resources from the CMS Web site for more information about vaccination benefits:
CMS Overview of Adult Immunizations
CMS Overview of Adult Immunizations: Beneficiary Resources