Removing Out-of-Pocket Costs for Adult Vaccines in South Carolina

Previously, South Carolina Medicaid did not cover the Shingles vaccine for eligible adults, nor did it cover the Pneumococcal, Tdap, or Hepatitis B vaccines without cost sharing.

By improving vaccination coverage, the state of South Carolina has the opportunity to realize millions of dollars in cost savings resulting from reduced vaccination uptake and lowered incidence of vaccine-preventable diseases and associated treatment costs.

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