Blue KC continues to find simple and convenient ways to help you stay healthy. In addition to visiting your primary care doctor or child’s pediatrician, members with pharmacy benefits can now walk into a participating in-network pharmacy to receive many preventive immunizations1,2, such as:
- Shingles (age 60 and older)
- Childhood Vaccines
- Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis
Before heading out the door, be sure to call your chosen pharmacy location for complete details and to confirm the following:
- The location’s participation
- Vaccine supply
- Hours vaccines may be given
- See if it’s necessary to make an appointment
It’s never been easier to track down a pharmacy. Simply make your way to the redesigned MyBlueKC.com. Log in and select Find Care on the left of the page, and then select Find a Pharmacy. You can also get more information about your pharmacy benefits by calling Customer Service at the number found on the back of your member ID card.
1 Routine vaccines are covered based on the CDC guidelines. In addition, travel vaccines are not covered.
2 Each state has different rules and regulations regarding a pharmacist’s authority to administer vaccines. Not all pharmacies will be able to give all covered vaccines at all times to all ages.