Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to have the UNC Student Health Insurance in order to use the Student Health Center?
No. Any UNC student can use the Student Health Center, regardless of their insurance.
Is my visit confidential?
It is strictly confidential. Information from your medical record will not be released without your written permission, except in circumstances of danger to yourself or to others, unless otherwise provided by law.
How much will it cost?
The cost to the student could vary due to the complexity of the visit and the student's insurance. Lab work, procedures and prescription medications are an additional charge. Students will be required to pay their co-pays at the time of the visit. The student will be responsible for any charges not covered by insurance.
Do you bill insurance?
Yes. The Student Health Center will bill your private insurance. The student will be responsible for any charges not covered by insurance. You may pay for your charges with cash, check or credit card.
How much are birth control pills?
Birth control pill prices vary.
Do I need an annual/ exam before I can get birth control pills?
Yes. You must have a current exam (within the last year).
What if I had my exam somewhere else? Do I need to have it done over?
No. You will need to bring records from the exam to us and schedule and appointment with a nurse practitioner for evaluation of your medication needs.
Can I get a pregnancy test?
Why do I need to show proof of two MMR's?
Colorado law and State Health Department regulations require all students, undergraduate and graduate, enrolled in colleges and universities, to submit proof of two doses of the MMR vaccine.
Is there a vaccine for meningitis?
Yes, there is a vaccine to help prevent meningitis. Please review the information on the Meningitis page.
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