Student Health Center

Policies


Appointments

Whenever possible, patients are strongly encouraged to call in advance to schedule an appointment. Appointments can also be made on-line through Vivature Health. The Student Health Center accepts walk-in appointments, which are subjected to the availability of the schedule and that of the Provider.

  • Arrive 15 minutes prior to the appointment to complete any necessary paperwork.
  • Notify the front office staff of any changes to your contact and insurance information.
  • Tiger Card and Insurance Card (if applicable) must be provided upon check-in.
  • Allow 24 hours for prescription refills.
  • Late appointments are subject to being rescheduled.



Prescription Refills

The Student Health Center has a supply of mostly generic over-the-counter medications. These medications are available to FHSU students and faculty at affordable prices.
*Pricing, availability and quantities subject to change without notice.


 

Student & Faculty/Staff Eligibility

The following are eligible for full services:

  • All currently enrolled students
  •  Faculty / staff members


 

Fees

The Student Health Center accepts all forms of payment: cash, check or credit/debit card. Fees may also be charged to the student’s account through Student Fiscal Services.  Any prescriptions or over-the-counter medications prescribed during an appointment are due for payment upon check-out. All faculty / staff members are required to pay a co-pay upon check-out. A $25.00 late fee will be applied if student balances are not paid in-full by the 15th of each month.


Confidentiality

All patient records at the Student Health Center are strictly confidential. University administrators, faculty, staff, parents, spouses, friends and partners do not have the right to read, copy or in any way receive information about your visits to the Student Health Center. Medical information is released only when you sing a Release of Information form allowing the Student Health Center to release specific patient information. Occasionally, the law requires the Student Health Center to release information for government programs or statistics. Additionally, the Student Health Center is required by law to release information in the following situations:

  • Abuse of Children
  • Imminent Harm to Self
  • Imminent Harm to Others

These are the only instances that information is released without your written consent. Please contact our office with any questions or concerns with confidentiality. The Student Health Center follows the rules of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).

 

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