Who prescribes the pill online?

Company
Company Location
Age limitations
Other limitations
Insurance (US only)
US
18+; 35+ can only order a progestin-only pill
Available in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, and Washington
There is a $15 prescribing fee, which is valid for 3 months and is not covered by insurance. Insurance, including Medicaid, may pay for the birth control but it is dependent on your plan. You can check with the pharmacy where you will pick up the birth control to see if your prescription will be covered. Most insurance companies will cover the pill, but if they don’t, Lemonaid can help you find a lower cost option.

Video consultations required in Arizona, Connecticut, Georgia, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island and Virginia. Video visits are not covered by insurance.
US
13+
US only; requires online video interaction
You can check with the pharmacy where you will pick up the birth control to see if your prescription will be covered. Depending on your state, there may not be a provider available to prescribe birth control.

Video consultations required. Video consultations are not covered by insurance and costs range from $18-$35, depending on the type of health professional you make an appointment with. Insurance, including Medicaid, may pay for the birth control but it is dependent on your plan.
US
14+ (depending on state law)
Available in California, DC, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington
The total cost is $15+ per month. Cost of pills depend on brand; pills start at $15/month. This cost of prescription and consultation (if needed) can be covered by most insurance plans: (only CA Medicaid is excepted; unable to accept NY, WA, IL, VA, or PA Medicaid)

No video consultation required.
US
18+ (minors can request prescription, but provision of services depends on state law)
Available in California only but planning to expand to other states
There is a $39 prescribing fee, which is valid for a year and not covered by insurance. Prescription is covered by insurance, although co-pay or deductibles vary depending on your insurance and brand of product selected. Accepts all forms of insurance, including Medicaid.

No video consultation required.
US
n/a
California only (although patients in Arizona, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, and Washington can receive pills if they already have a prescription)
CA residents can be prescribed birth control after taking a survey for no cost through their medical insurance. Without medical insurance, there is a $15 one-time doctor fee. Closed network health plans, such as Kaiser, are not accepted.

No video consultation required.
US
18+
Available in Alaska, California, Idaho, Hawaii, Minnesota, and Washington only; all states except CA requires online video visit
There is a $25 fee for the video visit. This cost is covered by some health insurance, which varies by state and plan. Medicaid is not accepted for individuals living in Alaska, Idaho, or Washington, is accepted for those residing in Minnesota.

CA: Prescribing fee for CA is $15, which cannot be covered by insurance. Pills start at $9/pack. Insurance is accepted for prescription.

No video consultation required.
US
18+
US and territories (Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, US Virgin Islands) only (video consultations available in Iowa, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Virginia)
No prescribing or consultation fee. Need to fill out a questionnaire. The cost of pills is $20 per month, which is not covered by insurance.

Video consultations required in some states.
US
18-34
Available in Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin only
There is a $45 prescribing fee, which may be covered by insurance. Patients need to fill out a questionnaire. This cost is covered by insurance, but it varies by plan. Medicaid is not accepted. Insurance may pay for the birth control but it is dependent on your plan. You can check with the pharmacy where you will pick up the birth control to see if they take your insurance.

No video consultation required.
UK
18+
Australia, Brazil, Israel, New Zealand, Switzerland, and UK only
UK
18+
Australia, Brazil, Israel, New Zealand, Switzerland, and UK only
UK
17+
UK, Denmark, Germany, and Sweden only
UK
n/a
Areas except: American Samoa, Antarctica, Austria, Belarus, Bouvet Island, British Indian Ocean Territory, Canada, China, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Greenland, Guam, Guinea Bissau, Heard and McDonald Islands, India, Kosovo, Netherlands, North Korea, Tuvalu, United States, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Virgin Islands (USA)
Netherlands
n/a
Countries without access to safe abortion only