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No Pay For COVID Vaccine Reports Here

Another reminder that COVID vaccines should be free. This one comes from the California Department of Justice, along with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. They’re warning providers not to seek payment. Nevada County Health and Human Services Director Ryan Gruver says he’s heard concerns but he’s not aware of anyone being asked to pay at one of their public clinics…

click to listen to Ryan Gruver

Officials say providers participating in the CDC Program are required to sign an agreement to receive and dispense vaccines. Among the requirements in the agreement is that providers must administer a shot regardless of the recipient’s ability to pay….

click to listen to Ryan Gruver

Officials say noncompliance with the terms of the provider agreement, such as billing vaccine recipients or denying someone a shot because they’re unable to pay any out-of-pocket fees, may result in the provider’s suspension or termination from the program.

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