Medical, Dental, Vision

For more information about your medical, dental, and vision plan options, review the documents and other resources available in the Benefits Toolbox.


For medical coverage, faculty and staff have access to Yale Health, our on-campus medical center. This state-of-the art facility provides high-quality care from leading medical professionals.

Aetna medical plans, another option, are point-of-service plans which allow you to choose providers in and out- of Aetna’s network. Monthly premium costs vary based on the plan you select.

Review the eligibility requirements and coverage guidelines below for medical and dental benefits:


Delta Dental participating providers offer high-quality care with a generous maximum annual spending allowance. With Delta Dental, you will pay less for in-network care, and you can access any dentist in- or out-of-network. The choice is yours.

The plan covers:

  • Preventive and diagnostic care – for example cleanings and X-rays
  • Restorative care – for example. fillings, root canals
  • Major services such as crowns

To manage the cost of your care, Delta Dental offers two in-network provider options:

Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) - Dentists within this network have deeper discounts with Delta Dental which minimizes your out-of-pocket expenses.

Premier - Dentists within this network also offer discounts, but these are less than the discounts within the PPO network.

To submit a claim, download the Dental Claim Form.


Yale’s vision plan through Eyemed presents you with two options:

Basic – offers allowances for frames, lenses and contact lenses.

Enhanced – in addition to the Basic coverage, the Enhanced plan covers:

  •  contact lens fittings
  •  polycarbonate lenses
  •  frames every 12 months
  • An annual eye exam (In addition to the Yale health plan and Aetna eye exam)
  • And more…

To submit a claim, download the Eyemed Vision Care claim form.