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COVID-19: Vaccine FAQs

Below is information about policies and procedures that Aetna®, a CVS Health® company, has implemented that focus on the health and safety of our colleagues, customers, members and patients. For more information about the virus and vaccines, please visit the CDC website dedicated to this issue.


The content below is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.


Vaccine FAQs

If you have Aetna medical and pharmacy coverage through your employer (plan sponsor), or an individual and family (ACA) plan which covers preventive care, you’ll pay $0 for the vaccine including boosters at in-network locations. COVID-19 vaccinations are available at pharmacies as well as doctors’ offices and other clinical sites of care. Log in to your secure member website to confirm your plan details and find in-network locations.


If you have Medicare coverage, you'll pay $0 at in-network and out-of-network locations for COVID-19 vaccines, including boosters.


If you have Aetna Medicaid coverage, you'll pay $0 for the COVID-19 vaccine, including boosters, at in-network locations.

You can find the latest information on booster recommendations on the CDC site.

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CDC info

Get the latest updates on every aspect of the pandemic.


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State resources

Get vaccine news, testing info and updated case counts.


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CVS Health

Access trusted resources about COVID-19, including vaccine updates.


Visit CVS Health


The information contained in this FAQ is subject to change at the discretion of Aetna at any time, for any reason and without advanced notice.

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