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Flu shots for you and your family

Flu vaccines are covered at 100% for employees and dependents enrolled in the Comprehensive Care plan, HSA Consumer Choice plan, and BlueChoice HMO at an in-network provider's office or at the local pharmacy (such as CVS, Kroger, Walgreens, etc.). Flu vaccines are covered at 100% for employees and dependents enrolled in the Kaiser Permanente HMO if they receive care at a Kaiser Permanente facility.

Coverage for flu vaccines during this coming flu season:

 

Setting
BlueChoice HMO
Comprehensive Care
Consumer Choice HSA
Kaiser HMO
Pharmacy
Covered 100%
Use BCBSGa ID card
Covered 100%
Use BCBSGa ID card
Covered 100%
Use BCBSGa ID card
Not available
Doctor's office
Covered 100%
Use BCBSGa ID card
Covered 100%
Use BCBSGa ID card
Covered 100%
Use BCBSGa ID card
Covered 100% in-network at Kaiser facility
On-site clinic or Student Health Center
Pay up front & fax receipt with BCBSGa ID card to: Attention BCBSGa Flu Shot Reimbursement Claims at 1-866-238-9959 to be reimbursed
 
 
Must receive flu shot at Kaiser facility

 

Employees and dependents enrolled in the BCBSGa healthcare plans will have one ID card inclusive of pharmacy and healthcare plan information. Whether in a pharmacy setting, doctor’s office, or onsite clinic, members will use their BCBSGa ID cards when receiving their flu vaccine.

How the flu shot is paid:

  • For pharmacy setting - the pharmacy should run the flu-vaccine under the employees’/members’ pharmacy benefits and plan picks up 100% of the cost
  • For in-network doctor’s office setting – the doctor should run the flu-vaccine under the employees’/members’ medical benefits and plan picks up 100% of the cost
  • For on-site clinic or student health center – employee or member will have to pay out-of-pocket at the point of service and fax a copy of their receipt and member ID card to the BCBSGa Flu Shot Reimbursement Claims fax line at 1-866-238-9959. The plan will reimburse the employee or member.
  • Flu shots received at out-of-network provider’s office are not covered

 Revised 10.14.16