​COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Vaccine coverage and reimbursement

January 4, 2022

This article was revised on January 4, 2022.

The vaccine and booster will be distributed by the U.S. Government at no charge and will not be eligible for reimbursement by Independence.

Independence will cover the administration of approved COVID-19 vaccines and boosters as a preventive service with $0 cost-share (i.e., copayment, deductible, and coinsurance).

The procedure codes for the vaccine, booster, and administration can be found in the News Articles posted on our Medical and Claim Payment Policy Portal:

Read the full series to learn more about COVID-19 vaccines and administration requirements.

​Independence is committed to providing our members with access to the care they need during the COVID-19 pandemic. We encourage all Independence members and providers to visit our dedicated COVID-19 webpage regularly for the latest news and updates. We will continue to evaluate member needs as the situation changes.​