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What You Need To Know About The Covid-19 Vaccine: Access, Coverage Specifics & Workplace Requirement

Insights | What You Need To Know About The Covid-19 Vaccine: Access, Coverage Specifics & Workplace Requirement

On December 11th and December 18th, 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued Emergency Use Authorizations for the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. The Centers for Disease Control Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended the use of Pfizer Inc.’s COVID-19 vaccine for individuals 16 years of age and older and the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for individuals age 18 and older.  The ACIP recommendations trigger the requirement for all non-grandfathered group health plans to cover the vaccine without cost sharing.  Grandfathered plans may choose to cover the vaccine and could be required to do so under state law or applicable insurance policies. 

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