Pertussis Vaccine

I’ve seen a couple people post about wanting adults who will be around their precious bundles of joy to get the vaccine, and I found this and so it may be helpful to some with family members who aren’t on board.

TDAP is covered as preventative care for adults under Obamacare under the recommended schedule (1 shot ever 10 years to boost immunity).

All Health Insurance Marketplace plans and most other private insurance plans must cover the following list of vaccines without charging a copayment or coinsurance when provided by an in-network provider. This is true even for patients who have not met a yearly deductible. Doses, recommended ages, and recommended populations for these vaccines vary:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Human Papillomavirus
  • Influenza
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella
  • Meningococcal
  • Pneumococcal
  • Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis
  • Varicella

Source – Also

I hope people find this helpful.


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3 Responses to Pertussis Vaccine

  1. Caitlin says:

    Hey there – haven’t seen anything posted from you in awhile, and I hope you are doing well!! Post an update if/when you feel like it!!

  2. Molly says:

    Just wanted to tell you that you’ve popped into my head a few times lately. I really hope you’re doing well!

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