COVID-19 News Update

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New variants’ Could Drive a Winter COVID Surge New COVID-19 variants are spreading around the world, prompting health experts to warn of a surge in coronavirus cases during the upcoming winter months in the northern hemisphere. A flurry of new Covid-19 variants appears to be gaining traction globally, raising fears of a winter surge. These variants […]

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Flu Shot: Encourage Preferred Vaccines for Patients 65+

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It’s time to talk with your patients about flu shots. The CDC recommends annual flu shots for everyone 6 months and older by the end of October or as soon as possible each flu season. You can give flu and COVID-19 vaccines at the same visit. New for this flu season: Patients 65 and older should get […]

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COVID-19 Boosters Available Now, May Become Annual

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New COVID-19 booster shots are available now (or within days), according to a Biden administration briefing on the latest developments with the virus’ vaccines. What’s more, the public should expect regular annual booster shots against the virus will be necessary. “It is becoming increasingly clear, that looking forward with the Covid-19 pandemic, in the absence […]

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Eligible Patients Can Receive Free 2nd COVID Booster

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On April 6, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced it will pay for a second COVID-19 booster shot of either the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines without cost sharing, as it continues to provide coverage for this critical protection from the virus. People with Medicare pay nothing to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, and […]

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Eligible Patients Can Receive Free 2nd COVID Booster

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On April 6, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced it will pay for a second COVID-19 booster shot of either the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines without cost sharing, as it continues to provide coverage for this critical protection from the virus. People with Medicare pay nothing to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, […]

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CMS Encourages People with Medicare to get COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is encouraging those with Medicare who are fully vaccinated to get a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Data shows that a COVID-19 vaccine booster dose increases immune response, which improves protection against COVID-19. CMS is doing the following to encourage those with Medicare to get fully […]

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CMS Encourages People with Medicare to get COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is encouraging those with Medicare who are fully vaccinated to get a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Data shows that a COVID-19 vaccine booster dose increases immune response, which improves protection against COVID-19. CMS is doing the following to encourage those with Medicare to get fully […]

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What Clinicians Need to Know About Latest CDC Recommendations for Pfizer COVID Boosters

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Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET No registration required A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) call will give clinicians an overview of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster vaccination. Clinicians will learn about the vaccine booster recommendations, safety of booster dose, and clinical guidance for using the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster […]

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Administration Announces Plan for COVID-19 Booster Shots in Late September

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NAHC: Providers of care in the home need access to COVID-19 booster vaccines Full information on the NAHC COVID-19 Vaccine and Resources page The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) announced today the Biden Administration has developed a plan to begin offering COVID-19 booster shots this fall, subject to an independent evaluation and determination […]

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Administration Announces Plan for COVID-19 Booster Shots in Late September

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NAHC: Providers of care in the home need access to COVID-19 booster vaccines Full information on the NAHC COVID-19 Vaccine and Resources page The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) announced today the Biden Administration has developed a plan to begin offering COVID-19 booster shots this fall, subject to an independent evaluation and determination […]

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