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Shingles
Amount: $6.35
Posted by: Csj in Centerville, MA.Posted: November 26th, 2014 05:11PM
I have part d thru state.Pd 6.35
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shingles vacine
Amount: $395.00
Posted by: john hardt in timonium, MD.Posted: November 18th, 2014 08:11AM
Lifebridge/Potomac Physicians
Rather over inflated cost...
Don't you think, Walgreens looks much better choice.oh and besides the $395 for the shot, another $30 to put in in my arm, plus $220 Physicians fee...
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Shingles Vaccine
Amount: $236.00
Posted by: Pamela Blair in Jeffersonville, IN.Posted: November 14th, 2014 09:11PM
Got it at CVS I'm not 60, but did have a prescription.....
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Cost of shingles vaccine
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: BobF in virginia beach, VA.Posted: November 9th, 2014 05:11PM
Got mine at the Docs during a routine visit. Nurse just said time for your shot. I said fire away. Small copay.......$20? Go Tricare, Go NAVY.
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Shingles
Amount: $250.00
Posted by: Mrs C in Parker, CO.Posted: November 4th, 2014 02:11PM
Got the shot and still got shingles. Dr. said getting shot doesn't mean you still can't get them. Money wasted!
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SHINGLE SHOT
Amount: $95.00
Posted by: Celeste in NEWHALL, CA.Posted: November 3rd, 2014 10:11PM
AT CVS/PHARMACY SAID IT WAS MY CO-PAY ..
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shingles shot
Amount: $25.00
Posted by: Donas in Sugar Land, TX.Posted: October 31st, 2014 08:10AM
I called bcbs not covered, contacted Express Scripts they covered with doctors prescription. I called primary care doc got script went to Kroger pharmacy got shot for 25.00 co pay through my express script. New CDC guidelines are ages 50 + . I do get 50 50 chance but it is worth the risk not to get shingles.
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Shingles vaccine
Amount: $185.00
Posted by: CharlesS in Winter Park, FL.Posted: October 16th, 2014 02:10PM
My doctor wanted a little over $200 for the vaccine. I got it at Costco for $185. All of this was out of my pocket. Neither Medicare nor my supplement paid anything
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Shingles
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: aray in Big Rapids, MI.Posted: October 16th, 2014 11:10AM
Got my shot at the local health departmet. No cost.
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Shingles Vaccine
Amount: $45.00
Posted by: J.M. in Winter Haven, FL.Posted: October 2nd, 2014 05:10PM
With my AARP part D, the charge would be $60.00 at the Drs. office and $45.00 at Walgreens. The regular total price without ins at Walgreens is $224.99. I just rec'd my Shingles vaccine at Walgreens for $45.00.
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Shingles vaccination
Amount: $15.00
Posted by: Roxanne in Manchester, CT.Posted: September 30th, 2014 11:09AM
I had to call around because BIG Y would not do it because I am not 60. They know 50 is the recommended age, but that is "their policy."
CVS also has this policy IF you do not have a prescription for it. Over 60, you do not need a prescription. Primary care docs do not stock it, because it HAS to be refrigerated. Its a live culture.
I have a prescription, so I have to go to CVS, if they ever have anyone on that can give it to me. That also has been an issue. "The pharmacist who gives them is not on now". He is never there, and I call all the time.
Why are MOST pharmacies making 60, the cut-off age, when they know, those over 50 need to get this? Talk about super-stupid. $15.00 co-pay is better than the $250.00, some pay.
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Shingles Vaccine
Amount: $162.50
Posted by: Flyngator in Crestview Hills, KY.Posted: September 25th, 2014 11:09AM
Presented at Dr. Office with mild shingles diagnosis. Was given vaccine to treat possible post shingles neuralgia. Poster in exam room showed CDC FDA protocol guidelines changed from age 60 to age 50. Humana did not pay as Kentucky guidelines still age 60,( I am 54 ) Received bill for $250.00.
Called provider and negotiated retail price $162.50
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shingles vaccine
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: timba in titusville, PA.Posted: September 16th, 2014 05:09PM
at first my local giant eagle pharmacy wanted $233 up front for shot even though my insurance highmark covers it. after some kind of 'to do' between highmark and giant eagle, now the cost is $0!
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Shingles vaccine
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: Cindy Dale in St. Petersburg, FL.Posted: September 7th, 2014 02:09PM
After not being able to get either a shingles vaccine or a flu shot at Publix with my insurance yesterday (my insurance said I was covered; Publix said I was not?!), I got both today at CVS. Initially, the pharmacist said she could only give shingles on the protocol starting at age 65, but I told her the CDC protocol said age 60. She double-checked and then said OK.
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shingles vaccine
Amount: $350.00
Posted by: warning in Seattle, WA.Posted: August 26th, 2014 09:08PM
Virginia Mason Medical Center. With insurance but not covered by insurance.
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shingles vaccine
Amount: $350.00
Posted by: warning in Seattle, WA.Posted: August 26th, 2014 09:08PM
Virginia Mason Medical Center.
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Shingles Vaccine -Blue Shield of California
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: rudhawk in San Diego, CA.Posted: July 11th, 2014 03:07PM
I'm 63 - Blue Shield HMO website says I'm covered for the vaccine. My doctor (like most) doesn't carry the vaccine. Costco, Von's, Walgreens, Ralphs all charge $200+ and say I'm not covered. I called Blue Shield and they said the stores/pharmacies can't bill Blue Shield directly - but get the vaccine, pay the out of pocket and they will reimburse me. The stores did not provide me with this info - anyone with a health plan should check this out prior to getting the vaccination.
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Zoster Vaccine received May 9, 2014
Amount: $354.00
Posted by: Papa in Norwalk, IA.Posted: July 9th, 2014 08:07AM
$302 for vaccine, plus $52 for the administration of the shot in my doctors office. Was not informed of the cost, (my fault for not asking I guess), but did not expect it to be this much! They did have me sign a consent form, but didn't realize that Medicare, or Blue Cross, Blue Shield of Iowa would not cover any of it.
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Shingles vaccine
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: Fedupwith Blue Cross in Palmdale, CA.Posted: June 23rd, 2014 03:06PM
Blue Cross PPO California says only a medical benefit - will not pay if received at a pharmacy
Dr. - who is a PPO provider - huge multi-DR practice - will not bill as medical - patient must pick up at pharmacy and bring to them for injection.
In other words I would have to pay whole amount and office visit as well. Can't afford.
Even as pharmacy benefit would cost deductible $150. this is a preventive vaccine and should be given by my DR at his office and fully covered like Hep B , tetanus, etc. under Blue Cross PPO
Obviously a rip off by all concerned.
Will wait for better availability - maybe they should ditch TV ads and make the vaccine affordable.
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Bait and Switch
Amount: $205.41
Posted by: Gray Guerrilla in Cranston, RI.Posted: June 12th, 2014 02:06PM
I called Blue Chip for Medicare to ask if Zostavax was covered. I was told if my doctor had it in his office I would only have to pay a physician co-pay, no pharmacy deductible. So I got the shot. Then I received a bill for $205.41. Blue Cross/Blue Shield paid $21.64. When I called Blue Cross/Blue Shield, they said I had to pay a $100 pharmacy co-pay, my doctor's $40 co-pay, plus $45 for the cost of the drug under Pharmacy Tier 2. Flu shots and other vaccines are covered under Medicare Part B. This is the only one that is covered under Medicare Part D. Risk of shingles infection is high after ate 60. This is de facto age discrimination. If I had known I'd have to pay this enormous bill I wouldn't have gotten the vaccine. That is why I called in advance and was given the wrong info. I'm furious.
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