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Flu season coverage and reimbursement for 2019-2020
November 1, 2019

This article is for health care providers who bill for flu vaccination.

Flu season has begun, and we’d like to remind you of our coverage and reimbursement for flu vaccinations.

CDC recommendations

  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends routine flu vaccination for everyone over the age of six months unless there are contraindications, such as a history of severe allergic reaction to the vaccine.
  • Ideally, vaccination should take place by the end of October.

What Blue Cross covers

Blue Cross follows the CDC and Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations for the 2019-2020 season.

Services are covered without a cost to our members.

Please be sure to bill only codes listed on your fee schedule. You can check your fee schedule for covered codes.

How to learn more about the flu


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