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A home health agency must be approved by the Medicare Program, and be Medicare certified, in order for patients to qualify for payment of services through their Medicare benefits.
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Click the links below to access resource websites to learn more about the vaccinations for seniors.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides key facts and useful information about seasonal flu vaccinations.
CDC Summary of Recommendations for Adult Immunization
This is a nicely laid out table from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that lists the recommended immunizations for adults, the schedule for receiving them, and the precautions regarding each vaccine.
The Immunization Action Coalition offers a detailed Q&A page explaining and educating on the pneumococcal vaccine.
This downloadable PDF available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention relays important information concerning the shingles vaccine.
7 Facts About Shingles
This site provides important information that seniors should know about shingles, helping to separate fact from fiction regarding this virus.
Shots for Safety
The National Institute on Aging provides a downloadable document outlining vaccines that are especially important for keeping seniors healthy.
Staying Healthy at 50+
These downloadable posters for men and women help those aged 50 and older take action to stay healthy by following daily steps to good health, getting screening tests, and taking medicines to prevent disease.
Medicare and Vaccination Coverage
This site covers the safety of influenza, shingles, pneumonia and Hepatitis B vaccinations as well as whether or not the preventive shots are covered under Medicare and how often Medicare will pay for them.