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MS SPA 20-0013 Vaccines approved by CMS

CMS approved State Plan Amendment (SPA) 20-0013 Vaccines on December 23, 2020, effective September 1, 2020. SPA 20-0013 was submitted to allow the Division of Medicaid to:

  1. Change the reimbursement methodology of vaccine administration by a licensed pharmacist, employed by a Mississippi Medicaid pharmacy provider, working within the scope of their pharmacy license to a fee calculated at 100% of the Medicare rate.
  2. Allows for the coverage of all vaccines recommended by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through the pharmacy venue for beneficiaries ages 10 and above.
  3. Requires pharmacy providers to be enrolled as a Vaccine for Children (VFC) provider to receive an administration fee for beneficiaries ages 10 and above.

For more information read theĀ approved SPA pages.