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||Covered for patients age 60 and older at TRICARE network pharmacy or your doctor’s office
TRICARE covers the shingles vaccine, Zostavax, for beneficiaries 60 and older. You can get the vaccine at a participating TRICARE network pharmacy or at your doctor’s office.
Getting Vaccines at TRICARE Network Pharmacies
You can get the shingles vaccine for free at a participating network pharmacy. You can find a pharmacy by:
Getting Vaccines from Your Doctor’s Office
If you want to get the shingles vaccine at your doctor’s office, find out how below.
Note: If you get the vaccine from your provider, you may have to pay copayments or cost shares for the office visit or other services received during the office visit.
This list of covered services is not all inclusive. TRICARE covers services that are medically necessary and considered proven. There are special rules or limits on certain services, and some services are excluded.
Did you know?
TRICARE coverage for vaccines is based on recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Visit the CDC website to learn more.