Government Vaccination Subsidy Scheme：
FAQs - Pneumococcal
Since 2009, the Government has been providing one dose of subsidised 23-valent polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccination (23vPPV) to Hong Kong residents aged 65 years or above who have never received pneumococcal vaccination before.
To strengthen the prevention of pneumococcal infection, starting in 2017/18, Government has been providing subsidy for one dose of 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) and subsidy for one dose of 23vPPV one year after to elderly aged 65 years or above who have high-risk conditions.
The VSS for pneumococcal vaccination runs throughout the year. In VSS 2021/22, the subsidy level is $300 per dose of 23vPPV and $760 per dose of PCV13. The doctor may impose extra fees, some doctors may not charge extra fees.
Types of subsidised pneumococcal vaccinations to be administered to elderly aged 65 or above are as follow:
|Elderly aged 65 years or above||Have not received any
bothPCV13 & 23vPPV
|Without high-risk conditions*||Subsidise one dose of 23vPPV||No vaccination needed||No vaccination needed||No vaccination needed|
|With high-risk conditions*||Subsidise one dose of PCV13 followed by one dose of 23vPPV one year after||Subsidise one mop-up dose of PCV13 one year after the previous 23vPPV||Subsidise one mop-up dose of 23vPPV one year after the previous PCV13||No vaccination needed|
*High-risk conditions include :
Source: Centre for Health Protection
last update : 6 Sept 2021
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