Moderna promises to provide vaccines at no out-of-pocket cost
Moderna said Wednesday that people won’t need to pay out-of-pocket for its Covid vaccine, regardless of their insurance status, once the US government stops covering the cost of the shots.
Last week, the Department of Health and Human Services confirmed plans to on May 11 end the federal Covid-19 public health emergency. Since Congress hasn’t signed off on additional funds for vaccines and treatments, the government will halt its free shot provision this year.
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