Effective 1 January 2015, the Pneumococcal Vaccines listed below, will be allowed once per lifetime to all beneficiaries over the age of 55 from the preventative benefit. RMR 4956 will be returned to indicate that claims will be covered from the patient’s preventative benefits.
755826 Pneumovax vaccine
715858 Prevenar 13 pre-filled syringe 0.5ml
836699 Imovax pneumo 23
Once the allocated preventative benefits are depleted, RMR 196 (Benefit Exceeded) will be returned as a warning, in which case the claim will be paid from available day to day benefits.
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