- The U.S. will transition the federal Covid vaccination program to the private market as soon as the fall.
- This means Pfizer and Moderna would sell the shots directly to health-care providers at a higher price.
- Americans who have health insurance would still get their Covid shots for free once the vaccine program goes commercial.
- But the uninsured may have to pay the full price of the shots after the current federal supply runs out.
- The federal vaccine program will not be affected by the end of the Covid public health emergency in May, the White House said.
Source: U.S. plans to stop buying Covid shots in the fall. What that means