Students enrolled in Yale Health Hospitalization/Specialty Care Coverage also have prescription coverage.
Prescription drugs are covered if medically necessary and FDA approved subject to a 3-tier copay structure when purchased at the Yale Health Center Pharmacy. For copays and specific drug information, please see the Yale Health Drug List.
Prescription coverage includes free generic oral contraceptives, related devices, and emergency contraception at the Yale Health Center Pharmacy.
If prescriptions are filled at an outside pharmacy, your child must pay the full retail price for the prescription and submit a Pharmacy Claim Form for reimbursement.
They will be responsible for the greater of 20% of the cost or the co-pay.
Cost of drug purchased at outside pharmacy: $120
Co-pay (found on the Yale Health Drug List): $10
20% of your cost of $120: $24
They will be responsible for $24 (when purchased at an outside pharmacy). If they had the prescription filled at the Yale Health Pharmacy they would only need to pay $10.