BLUECROSS BLUE SHIELD OR KAISER MEDICAL COVERAGE THROUGH THE UNIVERSITY:
Our office has received the following information from the USG System HR Office regarding flu vaccination coverage available to you and your covered family members. As the flu season approaches, employees are encouraged to take advantage of this benefit offered as part of your medical plan.
Should you have questions or need additional information, feel free to contact your medical plan's member services department.
2013/2014 FLU SEASON –Flu Shot Information
Similar to last year, flu vaccines will be covered at 100% for employees and dependents enrolled in the Open Access POS plan, HSA Open Access POS plan or BlueChoice HMO at an in-network providers’ office or at the local pharmacy (such as Walgreens, Kroger, etc.)!
Coverage for flu vaccines during this coming flu season:
How the flu shot is paid:
- For pharmacy setting - the pharmacy should run the flu-vaccine under the employees’/members’ pharmacy
benefits and plan picks up 100% of the cost
- For in-network doctor’s office setting – the doctor should run the flu-vaccine under the employees’/members’ medical benefits and plan picks up 100% of the cost
- For on-site clinic or student health center – employee or member will have to pay out-of-pocket at the point of service and fax a copy of their receipt and member ID card to the BCBSGa Flu Shot Reimbursement Claims fax line at 1-866-238-9959. The plan will reimburse the employee or member
- Flu shots received at out-of-network provider’s office are not covered