Who prescribes the pill online?

Company : HeyDoctor
Age limitations : 18-50
Other limitations : Alaska, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming
Consult Fee :
Consult fee is $15. Patients need to fill out a health questionnaire and chat with a physician for an assessment of risks, benefits and appropriate birth control method. Prescriptions are valid between 3-6 months.
Insurance :
Consult fee is not covered by insurance. Patients with insurance may use their plan coverage for the cost of the prescription.

Company : Lemonaid
Age limitations : 18+
Other limitations : Available in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia, and Washington
Consult Fee :
There is a $25 visit fee, and prescriptions are valid for 3 months. Patients need to fill out a health questionnaire. Video visits are required in Arizona, Connecticut, Georgia, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island and Virginia.
Insurance :
Prescribing fees are not covered by insurance. Insurance plans, including Medicaid, may cover the cost of birth control but this varies by plan.

Company : Maven
Age limitations : 13+; users 13-17yo must have a parent/guardian accept the website’s Term of Use on the first virtual visit
Other limitations : Available in all US states except Alaska, Louisiana, and Arkansas
Consult Fee :
Video visits are required in all states. Costs range from $18-$35, depending on the type of health provider you make an appointment with. Maven does not have a platform-wide policy on the length of time prescriptions are valid, and relies on practitioners to use their clinical judgment.
Insurance :
Prescribing fees are not covered by insurance. Insurance, including Medicaid, may cover the cost of birth control but this varies by plan.

Company : Nurx
Age limitations : 12+ (depending on state law);35+ will be prescribed progestin-only pill
Other limitations : Available in California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Texas, Washington, Washington DC, Armed Forces (Americas, Europe, Pacific)
Consult Fee :
No consult fee. Patients need to fill out a health questionnaire. Does not require or offer video visits. Prescriptions are valid for a year.
Insurance :
Cost of birth control depends on brand. Pills start at $15/month without insurance and prescriptions can be covered by most insurance plans. CA (inc FPACT), NY, IL and TX Medicaid are accepted; currently unable to accept most plans under other state Medicaid plans unless there is a managed insurance care associated with the plan.

Company : Pandia Health
Age limitations : Accessible at any age, per CA state law
Other limitations : Available in California
Consult Fee :
Free if patient has an active prescription that needed refill. For new prescriptions, there is a $39 evaluation fee if patient opts for home delivery; $59 if patient opts for pharmacy pick-up. Prescriptions are valid for a year. Patients need to fill out a health questionnaire, which is reviewed by a doctor before a prescription is written. The doctor may contact the patient if there are any questions or concerns during review.
Insurance :
Consult fee is not covered by insurance. Prescription is covered by insurance, although co-pay or deductibles vary depending on insurance and brand of product selected. Pandia Health accepts all forms of insurance, including MediCal, except Kaiser.

Company : Planned Parenthood Direct
Age limitations : Accessible at any age, per CA state law; 35+ can only order a progestin-only pill
Other limitations : Available in California
Consult Fee :
No consult fee. Patients need to fill out a health questionnaire. Does not require ore offer video visits. Prescription is valid for a year.
Insurance :
Pills are $20 per pack. Insurance is not accepted.

Company : PRJKT RUBY
Age limitations : 18+
Other limitations : Available in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New Jersey, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virgina, Washigton, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming
Consult Fee :
No consult fee. Patients need to fill out a health questionnaire. Video consultations required in Alabama, Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia. Initial prescription is valid for 3 months; if there are no issues after these first 3 months, a patient can auto-refill their prescription for a year.
Insurance :
Pills are $20 per pack. Insurance is not accepted.

Company : The Pill Club
Age limitations : 12+ (depending on state law)
Other limitations : California, Pennsylvania, Washington
Consult Fee :
With insurance, no charge for service or shipping. Without insurance, the consult fee is $15. Patients need to fill out a health questionnaire. No video consultations offered or required. Prescriptions are valid for a year.
Insurance :
Insurance may cover medication. Without insurance, pills start at $15/pack. Accepts most insurance plans except for Kaiser and non-CA Medicaid.

Company : Virtuwell
Age limitations : 18-34; EC offered to women 18-59
Other limitations : Available in Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin
Consult Fee :
There is a $45 prescribing fee. Patients need to fill out a health questionnaire. No video consultations offered or required. Initial prescription is for 3 months; if a patient’s BP is normal after these 3 months, a 12-month prescription will be issued.
Insurance :
Insurance may cover consult fee and prescription, but coverage varies by plan. Medicaid is not accepted.

Company : 121doc Online Clinic
Company Location : UK
Age limitations : 18+
Other limitations : Australia, Brazil, Israel, New Zealand, Switzerland, and UK only

Company : euroClinix
Company Location : UK
Age limitations : 18+
Other limitations : Australia, Brazil, Israel, New Zealand, Switzerland, and UK only

Company : Lloyds Pharmacy (formerly DrThom)
Company Location : UK
Age limitations : 18+
Other limitations : UK only

Company : PharmaDoctor
Company Location : UK
Age limitations : 17+
Other limitations : UK, Denmark, Germany, and Sweden only

Company : Women Help Women
Company Location : UK
Age limitations : n/a
Other limitations : 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)

Company : Women on Web
Company Location : Netherlands
Age limitations : n/a
Other limitations : Countries without access to safe abortion only

Company
Age limitations
Other limitations
Fees and Insurance (US only)
18-50
Alaska, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming
Consult Fee:
Consult fee is $15. Patients need to fill out a health questionnaire and chat with a physician for an assessment of risks, benefits and appropriate birth control method. Prescriptions are valid between 3-6 months.

Insurance:
Consult fee is not covered by insurance. Patients with insurance may use their plan coverage for the cost of the prescription.
18+
Available in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia, and Washington
Consult Fee:
There is a $25 visit fee, and prescriptions are valid for 3 months. Patients need to fill out a health questionnaire. Video visits are required in Arizona, Connecticut, Georgia, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island and Virginia.

Insurance:
Prescribing fees are not covered by insurance. Insurance plans, including Medicaid, may cover the cost of birth control but this varies by plan.
13+; users 13-17yo must have a parent/guardian accept the website’s Term of Use on the first virtual visit
Available in all US states except Alaska, Louisiana, and Arkansas
Consult Fee:
Video visits are required in all states. Costs range from $18-$35, depending on the type of health provider you make an appointment with. Maven does not have a platform-wide policy on the length of time prescriptions are valid, and relies on practitioners to use their clinical judgment.

Insurance:
Prescribing fees are not covered by insurance. Insurance, including Medicaid, may cover the cost of birth control but this varies by plan.
12+ (depending on state law); 35+ will be prescribed progestin-only pill
Available in California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Texas, Washington, Washington DC, Armed Forces (Americas, Europe, Pacific)
Consult Fee:
No consult fee. Patients need to fill out a health questionnaire. Does not require or offer video visits. Prescriptions are valid for a year.

Insurance:
Cost of birth control depends on brand. Pills start at $15/month without insurance and prescriptions can be covered by most insurance plans. CA (inc FPACT), NY, IL and TX Medicaid are accepted; currently unable to accept most plans under other state Medicaid plans unless there is a managed insurance care associated with the plan.
Accessible at any age, per CA state law
Available in California
Consult Fee:
Free if patient has an active prescription that needed refill. For new prescriptions, there is a $39 evaluation fee if patient opts for home delivery; $59 if patient opts for pharmacy pick-up. Prescriptions are valid for a year. Patients need to fill out a health questionnaire, which is reviewed by a doctor before a prescription is written. The doctor may contact the patient if there are any questions or concerns during review.

Insurance:
Consult fee is not covered by insurance. Prescription is covered by insurance, although co-pay or deductibles vary depending on insurance and brand of product selected. Pandia Health accepts all forms of insurance, including MediCal, except Kaiser.
Accessible at any age, per CA state law; 35+ can only order a progestin-only pill
Available in California
Consult Fee:
No consult fee. Patients need to fill out a health questionnaire. Does not require ore offer video visits. Prescription is valid for a year.

Insurance:
Pills are $20 per pack. Insurance is not accepted.
18+
Available in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New Jersey, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming
Consult Fee:
No consult fee. Patients need to fill out a health questionnaire. Video consultations required in Alabama, Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. Initial prescription is valid for 3 months; if there are no issues after these first 3 months, a patient can auto-refill their prescription for a year.

Insurance:
Pills are $20 per pack. Insurance is not accepted.
12+ (depending on state law)
Available in California, Pennsylvania, Washington
Consult Fee:
With insurance, no charge for service or shipping. Without insurance, the consult fee is $15. Patients need to fill out a health questionnaire. No video consultations offered or required. Prescriptions are valid for a year.

Insurance:
Insurance may cover medication. Without insurance, pills start at $15/pack. Accepts most insurance plans except for Kaiser and non-CA Medicaid.
18-34; EC offered to women 18-59
Available in Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin
Consult Fee:
There is a $45 prescribing fee. Patients need to fill out a health questionnaire. No video consultations offered or required. Initial prescription is for 3 months; if a patient’s BP is normal after these 3 months, a 12-month prescription will be issued.

Insurance:
Insurance may cover consult fee and prescription, but coverage varies by plan. Medicaid is not accepted.
18+
Australia, Brazil, Israel, New Zealand, Switzerland, and UK only
18+
Australia, Brazil, Israel, New Zealand, Switzerland, and UK only
17+
UK, Denmark, Germany, and Sweden only
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)
n/a
Countries without access to safe abortion only

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* It is possible state laws and online prescriber policies may have changed since this chart was last updated on January 29, 2018.