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In reply: Shingles vaccine

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In Reply: We appreciate the interest and comments of Dr Hirsch . Due to space limitations of the Journal’s 1-Minute Consult format, we were unable to elaborate on the cost and reimbursement. Since shingles vaccine is not covered by Medicare part B, reimbursement and administration of this vaccine remains challenging, and resources like eDispense are helpful tools for the physician to simplify the process of reimbursement—with no charge to the physician.

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