Prescription Plan

Harvard University Group Health Plan offers prescription drug coverage through Express Scripts.


A copayment is a set price that you pay for a 30-day supply of your prescription drug. Harvard University Group Health Plan offers a three-tier drug benefit.

Prescription Drug Copayments1
Tier 1: Most generic drugs
Tier 2: Preferred brand name drugs
Tier 3: Non-preferred brand name drugs

Pharmacy Network

You can fill prescriptions at any participating Express Scripts pharmacies, including:

  • Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates pharmacies (prescriptions written by Harvard Vanguard clinicians only)
  • Express Scripts mail order
  • Other pharmacies including: CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens, and other major chains

Discounted Prescriptions

You can receive a discount for filling a 90-day prescription through Express Scripts mail order.

1Please note that copayments may vary by plan and members should refer to for more information.