Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine First to be Granted Emergency Use Authorization by the Food and Drug Administration

Posted on 2020-12-14
Updated on 2020-12-14 09:00:00

On December 11, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted emergency use authorization for the first COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by Pfizer. Providers wanting to administer the vaccine should contact their state’s health department for requirements and information on how register. 

CareFirst members will pay $0 for any authorized COVID-19 vaccine. Providers will be reimbursed by CareFirst for administration of the vaccine to our commercial members. Complete details can be found in the COVID-19 Vaccine section of our Coronavirus Resource Center.