How much does a flu shot cost? $14.99 or $35? Or $31.99, or $28?

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  How much does a flu shot cost? So far: $31.99 at Walgreen’s, and $14.99 at Costco for a “trivalent shot,” as you can see from this picture I took the other day. This map from flushot.healthmap.org says the Stop & Shop up the road is charging $35 for the same thing, while Target charges […]

How much does a flu shot cost? $19.99 at Costco, $50 at CVS MinuteClinic. Here’s a price list, and map.

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How much does a flu shot cost? $19.99 at Costco, $50  at CVS MinuteClinic. Here’s a price list, and map.

Flu shot costs are all over the map. For some of us it doesn’t matter: Many people have their whole cost covered by insurance, get their shot for free at work, or have a low enough co-pay. For others it matters a lot: imagine a family of five who’s uninsured. If you are covered by […]

How much does that flu shot cost? And does it really work?

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  Are flu shots effective? We don’t give medical advice here at clearhealthcosts, but we do talk about consumer-smart decisions. So we were interested to see the effectiveness issue engaged: “For vaccine manufacturers, it’s a bonanza: Influenza shots — given every year, unlike many other vaccines — are a multibillion-dollar global business. But how good […]