The vaccine shots themselves don’t cost any money. If you’re being asked to pay for one, or to “skip the waiting line”, beware of being scammed.
WASHINGTON — With more and more people becoming vaccinated, many have reached out to the Verify team to know more about the vaccination process and what to expect.
So we’re answering your questions with the help of our experts — like this one:
QUESTION: Is the COVID19 vaccine really free?
- The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
- The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- “COVID-19 Vaccination Program Provider Agreement”
- The Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
- The CARES Act
While COVID-19 tests can range in price depending on what type of provider and what type of test you’re taking, the COVID-19 vaccines themselves won’t cost you money.
Both the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the CDC confirm you don’t have to pay for any of the vaccines on the market, thanks to stipulations laid out in the CARES Act legislation this past spring.