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Quartz Updates - Summer 2020

  • August 10, 2020
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As you know, information is always subject to change. There may have been updates since this blog post was published. Questions? Please contact Customer Service
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Let’s Hear From You!

Quartz sends out a quarterly satisfaction survey to our provider partners. If you receive a survey, we encourage you to take a moment to respond. Your feedback helps us learn how we can serve you better.

Medicare Part D Vaccine Reminder

Most vaccines are covered under Medicare Part D and should be administered at a pharmacy. Most medical providers are not set up to bill Medicare Part D. If a provider administers a Part D vaccine in a clinic or other provider facility, the patient will typically be faced with a higher bill than if had they received the same vaccine at a pharmacy. 

Note: Provides can administer and bill vaccines that are covered under Part B. This includes vaccinations for influenza, pneumococcal, and Hepatitis B (if intermediate to high risk). Part B also covers vaccines if the patient is exposed to a virus or disease (i.e., tetanus vaccination is covered if the patient stepped on a rusty nail, rabies vaccination is covered if bitten by a dog, etc.).

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Quartz Updates - Summer 2020

  • August 10, 2020
  • |Quartz
|
As you know, information is always subject to change. There may have been updates since this blog post was published. Questions? Please contact Customer Service
Man at computer

Let’s Hear From You!

Quartz sends out a quarterly satisfaction survey to our provider partners. If you receive a survey, we encourage you to take a moment to respond. Your feedback helps us learn how we can serve you better.

Medicare Part D Vaccine Reminder

Most vaccines are covered under Medicare Part D and should be administered at a pharmacy. Most medical providers are not set up to bill Medicare Part D. If a provider administers a Part D vaccine in a clinic or other provider facility, the patient will typically be faced with a higher bill than if had they received the same vaccine at a pharmacy. 

Note: Provides can administer and bill vaccines that are covered under Part B. This includes vaccinations for influenza, pneumococcal, and Hepatitis B (if intermediate to high risk). Part B also covers vaccines if the patient is exposed to a virus or disease (i.e., tetanus vaccination is covered if the patient stepped on a rusty nail, rabies vaccination is covered if bitten by a dog, etc.).

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