University | 7:48 pm | May 15, 2013 | By Cynthia Hua

Yale Health announces new ‘Rider’ coverage

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In a campus-wide email this afternoon, Yale Health announced new supplemental coverage called the Approved Academic Travel Rider that is designed to meet the medical needs of students traveling within the United States but outside the Yale Health service area. The Rider will provide coverage for non-emergent illness and chronic care. “The motivation [for the update] was to make »

University | 4:55 pm | April 25, 2013 | By Cynthia Hua

Yale Health to cover sex-reassignment surgery

Yale Health will now offer coverage of gender-reassignment surgeries In a Thursday email to the student body, Yale Health announced that it will cover expenses related to medically necessary sex-reassignment surgery “subject to pre-authorization based on widely accepted standards of care.” The expanded coverage is part of a series of updates to student coverage announced »