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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) is monitoring U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidance on advancing new COVID-19 vaccines. Regardless of manufacturer, CareFirst members will pay $0 for any authorized vaccine.

COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

Get the latest information about the COVID-19 vaccinations as well as updates on where, when and how they’re being made available.

Frequently asked Questions

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CareFirst members will pay $0 for vaccines authorized or approved by the FDA, regardless of manufacturer (e.g., Pfizer BioNTech (Pfizer), Moderna Vaccine/Spikevax COVID-19 Vaccine (Spikevax) and those yet to be authorized).

No, this would violate ERISA. However, it’s possible that the government will issue guidance addressing this concern.

Employers should seek advice from their legal counsel before issuing any vaccine mandate.

Click here for insight into CareFirst’s decision to implement a vaccine requirement and resources on navigating the process.

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