S.2103 - Protecting Seniors Through Immunization Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Hirono, Mazie K. [D-HI] (Introduced 11/08/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/08/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2103 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/08/2017)
Protecting Seniors Through Immunization Act of 2017
This bill specifies that certain deductible, coinsurance, initial coverage limit, and cost-sharing requirements that apply under the Medicare prescription drug benefit shall not apply with respect to the shingles vaccine.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services must provide to Medicare beneficiaries specified information regarding: (1) coverage of vaccines for seniors, and (2) access to the shingles vaccine without cost-sharing.