Can my IHSS worker take me to get my COVID vaccine?

Yes.  IHSS recipients who have hours for medical accompaniment can use them to get COVID-19 vaccines.  IHSS recipients who do not have medical accompaniment hours can get a one-time provider payment for up to two hours for accompaniment to get a COVID-19 vaccine.  This can be applied retroactively to January 1, 2022 and is available until June 30, 2022. 


To get this payment, providers must complete and submit the COVID-19 Medical Accompaniment Claim Form and have you (the recipient) sign the form.  This medical accompaniment time cannot increase IHSS hours above the statutory maximum.

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