No. HUHS will no longer offer onsite pharmacy services after December 18, 2020. Patients who need to fill prescriptions will be redirected to other pharmacies. 

HUHS clinicians can submit prescriptions to any pharmacies that may be convenient to you, including mail order. Mail order will not be available to Student Health Insurance Plan members until January 1, 2021.

HUHS clinicians can submit prescriptions to any pharmacies that may be convenient to you, including mail order. Mail order will not be available to Student Health Insurance Plan members until January 1, 2021.

1.     Locate a new retail pharmacy that is convenient to you and is considered “in-network” with your Pharmacy Benefit Manager or health insurance plan (Student Health Insurance Plan members). Contact the customer service phone number on your prescription card for help locating a new pharmacy.

2.     Once you select a new pharmacy, inform them that you are transferring your prescriptions from the HUHS Pharmacy; the new pharmacy should contact the HUHS Pharmacy to request a transfer of your active prescriptions.

3.     Transfer requests by the new pharmacy should be made by calling (617) 496-6662 during the hours of 8:30am-5:00pm Monday through Friday before 12/18/20.

Note: HUGHP members can only fill for 90-day retail supplies at CVS or Harvard Vanguard pharmacies (when written by a Harvard Vanguard clinician). However, they will not get the same discounted rate (copay/cost share) they get at HUHS today. In order to obtain the discounted rate (copay/cost share), HUGHP members must use mail order delivery.

A: Let your HUHS clinician know which new pharmacy you prefer to use. You may continue to use the HUHS Pharmacy until December 18, 2020.

A: Depending on your insurance, you may be eligible to transfer your prescription to mail-order delivery.

Student Health Insurance Plan members: As of January 1, 2021, the Student Health Insurance Plan will include mail order delivery. Additional information will be communicated to students when it becomes available. Prior to this date, Student Health Insurance Plan members will need to transfer any open refills to another retail pharmacy.

HUGHP members: Create an account over the phone with Express Scripts at (877) 787-8684 or by creating an online account through the Express Scripts website, then contact the HUHS Pharmacy to request that your existing prescription be transferred to mail-order. Note: If you do not set-up your ESI account and payment prior to Express Scripts receiving the prescription, the medication may still be processed and you will receive an invoice for the cost/copayment.

Medicare members: contact the phone number on the back of your pharmacy card to get started.

Students who waived the Student Health Insurance Plan: contact your private insurance plan or pharmacy benefit manager to get started.

HUGHP and Student Health Insurance Plan members will need to fill specialty medications through Accredo. To get started contact Accredo at (800) 803-2523. Accredo will work with you to create an account and get your prescription transferred for you.

Satellite deliveries will no longer be available after December 18, 2020. 

HUGHP members will continue to be able to fill prescriptions at any ESI-participating pharmacy. Those members who fill prescriptions for a 90-day supply at the HUHS Pharmacy and receive a copay/cost share discount will need to transition these 90-day fills to mail order in order to continue receiving the copay/cost share discount.

Student Health Insurance Plan members will continue to be able to fill prescriptions at any participating retail pharmacy, and for up to 90-day supplies through July 31, 2021. Those members who fill prescriptions for a 90-day supply at the HUHS Pharmacy will need to transition these 90-day fills to a new participating pharmacy. As of January 1, 2021, the Student Health Insurance Plan will include mail order delivery. Additional information will be communicated to students when it becomes available.

If you waived the Student Health Insurance Plan, please contact your private insurance plan to provide you with a list of participating pharmacies that you can have your prescription(s) transferred to.

Yes. Emergency contraception will be available at the ScriptCenter and the HUHS Clinic’s Urgent Care department. 

No, there will no longer be a consumer drug take-back receptacle at HUHS. Drugs to be disposed of can be dropped off at the Cambridge Police department location at 125 6th St, or the CVS at Porter Square.