• Billing & Reimbursement

A child is covered by health insurance which covers all routine childhood vaccines, but the parent has not met the deductible for the year, is the child eligible for VFC vaccine?

Most commercial insurance plans provide coverage of routine vaccinations with no out-of-pocket cost to the family. However, a child whose health insurance plan covers the cost of vaccinations as a benefit is not eligible for VFC vaccines, even if the plan requires a copay or requires that they meet a deductible for the year.

Last reviewed: August 26, 2022

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