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Student Health & Counseling Services

Insurance

Overview

  • Health insurance is mandated for all students
  • We accept Academic Health Plan/Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO plan available through Auxiliary Enterprises or other private insurance.
  • Your dependent can be seen as long as they are covered by a health insurance plan
  • If you have an HMO please list one of our SHS doctors as PCP if you intend to use our clinic as your Primary Care

What is covered in your visit:

Most visits are covered by your Student Health fee. This will include any low complexity visits such as colds, urinary tract infections and conjunctivitis.

One annual physical exam and Well Woman Exam is covered a year.

What may not be covered:

Any moderate or higher complexity visits:

  • Multiple unrelated health issues during a single visit
  • Sore throat and abdominal pain
  • More complex MD decision making
  • Abdominal pain requiring physician to do multisystem exam, order several test, etc.
  • Chest pain requiring an EKG

Your insurance is billed and you will be required to pay your co pay:

  • Co Pay is waived if you have AHP/BCBS Student Health Insurance Policy
  • Laboratory test  and imaging studies
  • Will be billed to your insurance and you may have to meet your deductible

Please click the link below to view benefits offered for our students with the AHP BCBS Student Insurance:

UTHealth Insurance Plan Brochure

*Please ask Student Health Services staff if you have any questions regarding billing*