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Community special
Amount: $1.00
Posted by: a user in San Francisco, CA.Posted: November 20th, 2012 10:11AM
Location: YMCAInsurance Carrier: None
Type of Policy: None
Heard about his from the YMCA group exercise instructor. This is the first time I heard about this and I have been a Y-member for 5+ years. $1 suggested donation. I'm sure the Y will appreciate if you can afford to donate more.
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Flu Shot At Physician\'s Office
Amount: $85.00
Posted by: Moi in Decatur, GA.Posted: November 13th, 2012 04:11AM
Location: Doctor\'s OfficeInsurance Carrier: BlueCrossBlueShield-Illinois
Type of Policy: POS
Went to the Dr. for my yearly flu shot. And two weeks later received a summary of services from my insurance carrier with 2 charges on it and one from the doctor's office for a co-pay. Called the doctors office to find out why I was charged for 2 immunizations and was told: $35.00 was for administration charges, $30.00 for the drug and $20.0 co-pay, which equals $85.00 for a flu shot. No wonder insurance costs are sky-high.
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Flu Shot at CVS
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: TJean in Westwego, LA.Posted: October 26th, 2012 10:10AM
Location: Westwego, LAInsurance Carrier: Cigna
Type of Policy: PPO
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Flu Shot at Walgreen's
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: Oliviac2 in Baton Rouge, LA.Posted: October 22nd, 2012 09:10AM
Location: Baton Rouge, LAInsurance Carrier: Cigna
Type of Policy: LSU First
Only waited about 15 minutes. Easy in and out with good customer service.
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Free Flu Shots For Veterans With Photo ID At Local Drug Stores/Stores
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: a user in Grimsley, TN.Posted: October 13th, 2012 06:10AM
Location: Insurance Carrier: Veterans
Type of Policy: Veterans
Why can't all the local drug stores and stores offer free flu shots to our Veterans that all have a photo ID. So many have to travel 100 miles to the local clinic or VA Hospital just for a shot that maybe takes 5 minutes....
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Flu shot
Amount: $146.00
Posted by: Jacket in Katy, TX.Posted: September 4th, 2012 05:09PM
Location: Katy Memorial Hermann HospitalInsurance Carrier: Medicare
Hospital charged Medicare $146.00 for my flu shot. No wonder Medicare is in trouble.
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sloan kettering
Amount: $38.37
Posted by: carolb in massapequa park, NY.Posted: December 27th, 2011 02:12PM
Location: rockville centerInsurance Carrier: empire blue cross
Type of Policy: ppo
empire did not cover shot because it was given by oncoligist during a visit but they consider the office visit a HOSPITAL facility?????? i was not informed that it was not covered..........
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Kaiser Flu Shot
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: sasha culver in Modesto, CA.Posted: October 14th, 2011 02:10PM
Location: Kaiser building Modesto, CAInsurance Carrier: Kaiser
Free ONLY if you have Kaiser insurance AND go to a Kaiser facility to get the shot. Otherwise have to pay out of pocket expense. Tried my local Walgreens and they said not covered and would be $31. So drove 14 miles to Kaiser for free one. Easy in and out and friendly people.
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Target-shot given by pharmacist not RN
Amount: $25.00
Posted by: angeleyes in Mays Landing, .Posted: September 20th, 2011 05:09PM
Location: Mays Landing, NJInsurance Carrier: none
Strange setup, receptionist didn't know how to handle, had to wait 30 mins because they were busy and then they had the pharmacist give the needle where everywhere else I've ever had the flu shot it was given by a RN. Guess next year I'll have to go back to the clinic, not fun.
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Target NOT in-network with BCBSNC!
Amount: $24.00
Posted by: CarolinaGirl in Raleigh, NC.Posted: December 7th, 2010 08:12PM
Location: Target @ NH in RaleighInsurance Carrier: BCBSNC
Type of Policy: Blue Options
Don't get your flu shot at Target if you have Blue Cross...while the pharmacy is in-network, the pharmacists who administer the vaccines are not. In my opinion, all flu shots should be covered at 100% as they are preventive care and ultimately save insurance companies money, but Blue Cross has found a way around covering mine. I went to Target because that is where I get all my prescription drugs and it is an in-network pharmacy. I was not aware that the the insurance company classifies the vaccine as a medical service, not a drug, and the provider is the pharmacist, and that pharmacists at in-network pharmacies can be out-of-network providers. Very frustrating! Poor customer service from both BCBSNC and Target for not making this loophole clear to subscribers/customers before they get the vaccine! It's only $24, but given the expensive premiums I pay for insurance coverage, this preventive service should be paid at 100%.
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Flu shot denied
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: katiel in henderson, NC.Posted: December 6th, 2010 09:12AM
Location: Henderson NCInsurance Carrier: Humana
My PCP is only offering flu shots to medicaid patients and not to private insurances
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FLu Shot
Amount: $24.00
Posted by: ChiTownGirl in Chicago, IL.Posted: October 15th, 2010 04:10PM
Location: TargetInsurance Carrier:
Flu shots at all Target pharmacy's are $24.00
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YMCA
Amount: $15.00
Posted by: yangzi in Indianapolis, IN.Posted: April 21st, 2010 10:04AM
Location: IndianapolisInsurance Carrier: Cigna
I have gotten flu shots at my local YMCA for $15 before insurance. It's usually around $20-25 for a flu shot at elsewhere.
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Flu shot
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: a user in Raleigh, NC.Posted: November 12th, 2009 01:11PM
Veterans need to remember they can get their shots at no cost through a VA hospital or clinic.
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