Influenza Activity Continues

(Source – CMS.gov)

People 65 years and older are at a greater risk of serious complications from seasonal influenza. Do you know if your patients are protected?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends an influenza vaccine each year for everyone 6 months of age and older to reduce the risk of illness and hospitalization. It is not too late to get vaccinated – to protect your patients, your staff, and yourself.

Medicare Part B covers one influenza vaccination and its administration each influenza season for Medicare beneficiaries. Medicare may cover additional seasonal influenza vaccinations if medically necessary.

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