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Re: [IP] Re: Medicare and shingles shot



Dawn,

 The recommended age is about 60, I believe. But that is for the general
population. I would check with your diabetes team to see what they have to say.
They know your health issues and are probably the best to give you the answers
that you want.
Dick

---- Dawn La Motte <email @ redacted> wrote: 
> Is the Shingles shot worth it and at what age should I get it? I am 30 and
> will be 31 in June I am on Medicare due to disabilities and have multiple
> health issues on top of the diabetes. I had chickenpox as a child.
> 
> On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 5:16 PM, Pam <email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> >  Yes, Medicare does cover it, but under Part D, not Part B. that means
> > instead
> > of the doctor you need the pharmacy to give it or another provider who's
> > able to
> > bill your Part D drug plan.
> >  The other vaccines like flu are covered by Part B and can be done at the
> > doctor's office. Pam
> >
> >  On Jan 29, 2013, at 12:21 PM, email @ redacted
> > (insulin-pumpers-digest) wrote:
> >
> > > My hugsband and I both have Medicare and both of us got shingles shots.
> > We
> > > paid $0.00.
> > .
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