SALISBURY UNIVERSITY


Student Health Services

Fees & Policies

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Fees

Prescriptions

Insurance

Requirements

Confidentiality

Immunizations

Medical Excuses/sick notes

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Fees for Services and Eligibility

(Effective June 1, 2015)

A wide range of primary care services are available to registered students who live on and off campus. A patient visit fee of $15 is charged for each visit. In addition, a $10 fee will be assessed to your account if you fail to keep your appointment and do not notify us in a timely manner. Students can pay by check or Gull Card at the time of service. Nominal fees for elective services are listed below.

The University assumes no financial responsibility for student care other than that provided by Student Health Services (SHS).

Injections:

  • Allergy - $15  (Administration only)
  • Depo-Provera - $15  (Administration only)
  • Diphtheria/Tetanus - $40
  • Flu Shots - TBD
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine - $70 per dose
  • TDAP - $40.00
  • PPD Mantoux Test - $15
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine - $75
  • Meningococcal Vaccine - $115

Screenings:

  • Annual Pap Exam with STD Screening - $65
  • Female Gynecological Visit  - $20  (Includes STD screening)
  • Male Genitourinary Visit - $20       (Includes STD screening)
  • Non-Symptomatic STD Screening - $20  
  • Physicals - $40
  • Rapid Flu Test - $20                      (In addition to patient visit fee)
  • Rapid Mono Test - $5                     (In addition to patient visit fee) 
  • Rapid Strep Test - $10                   (In addition to patient visit fee) 
  • HCG Pregnancy Test - $5               (In addition to patient visit fee)

Medications & Procedures:    (In addition to visit fee, unless noted)

  • Emergency Contraception - $15.00
  • Wart Removal - $10   
  • Nebulizer Treatment - $5.00
  • Self Care Center-no charge
  • Incision and Drainage (I&D) - $25  
  • Suture of Laceration - $25
  • Suture Removal - $15    (Includes patient visit fee)

Deposits:

    For use of listed equipment:
  • Crutches - $30
  • Wheelchair - $30

Prescriptions

Prescriptions issued by SHS can be filled at any local pharmacy at the student's expense. Students may contact their insurance companies to see if and where prescriptive privileges exist. Students & parents are encouraged to speak with their insurance companies prior to illness so they know where to go should the need arise. Some prescribed medications are available to be filled and purchased via the Student Health Center Dispensary for an additional cost similar or less than a retail pharmacy. 

Insurance

Students are urged to carry health insurance coverage. SHS does not endorse or sponsor a specific program but does maintain literature on a variety of insurance programs. Students interested in coverage may contact SHS.

Requirements

Prior to entry into Salisbury University, each student is required to complete a health history questionnaire, tuberculosis screening questionnaire and submit dates of required immunizations via the secure Student Health Web Portal,  https://myhealth.salisbury.edu.

Students, regardless of age, are required to provide verification of all immunization entered into the portal by either faxing or mailing immunization record to Student Health Services. Physical examinations are not required for admission to the University.

Confidentiality

All information received by SHS regarding a client's health is strictly confidential. Access to medical records is limited to authorized SHS personnel. Faculty and administration do not have access to medical records and will not be able to verify a student's visits to SHS without the student's permission. If the student is 18 years of age or older, the University cannot release information to his/her parents without the student's prior knowledge. Medical information is released only with the student's written consent or upon court-ordered subpoena.

Immunizations

Student Health Services requires all students, living on and off campus, to have:

  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)
  • Tuberculosis screening questionnaire
  • Tdap (tetanus, diptheria and pertussis)
  • Maryland law requires that all students, graduate and undergraduate, enrolled at Salisbury University who reside on campus in University housing have Meningococcal vaccine or a signed waiver on file in SHS

Recommendations:

Hepatitis B vaccination

HPV vaccine (recommended for men and women)

Varicella vaccine

Medical Excuses / Sick Notes

SHS does not routinely provide medical excuses for absences from class. Students missing class should notify their professors of their absence as appropriate. In instances where students experience serious illness/injury or on-going health problems, absence notifications will be coordinated through the Vice President for Student Affairs office.

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