CVS – FREE flu shots for Medicare Part B patients, including high dose flu shots for those 65 plus. Pneumonia shots also are available in some locations.
Rite Aid – Rite Aid is not posting flu shot prices on its website, but does tell you that you get 25 Wellness Points.
Medicare – If you have Medicare Part B, your flu shot should be free. If you have private insurance, you may be able to get a flu shot either free or for the price of a copay. Even if you don’t think flu shots are covered by your insurance, ask the billing department at your doctor’s office to call and find out
Under the federal Affordable Care Act – also called Obamacare – all insurance plans created after March 23, 2010, are required to provide some types of preventive care, including immunizations, for free. If you have a new employer, or your employer recently switched insurance plans, call to find out if flu shots are covered.
For more tips on where to get free or cheap flu shots nationwide, see New York City on the Cheap sister site Living on the Cheap
See more discounts and deals for seniors on the NYCOTC Discounts for Seniors page.