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Student Hospitalization/Specialty Care Coverage Overview

All students enrolled at least half-time in a degree-seeking program are automatically enrolled in and charged a fee for Yale Health Hospitalization/Specialty Care Coverage.

If the student has alternate insurance and would like to waive Yale Health Hospitalization/Specialty Care Coverage, please see Waiving Yale Health Hospitalization/Specialty Care coverage.

Students enrolled in Yale Health Hospitalization/Specialty Care Coverage receive all the services in Basic Student Health Services along with the following services:

  • Allergy
  • Dermatology
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Emergency Services
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hospital Services
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrics
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Physical Therapy
  • Urology
Prescription drugs are also covered under Hospitalization/Specialty Care Coverage.

Services not available on-site are also covered with prior authorization by Yale Health.

Please see the Student Handbook for a complete description of coverage, including limitations, deductibles, and co-payments.