Student Financial Policy

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Effective July 1, 2014

Payment Terms:

Payment is expected at the time of service.  UHS accepts cash, check, VISA/Mastercard/Discover, and Flashcard.  All unpaid charges will be remitted to the patient's Student Account.

All students who seek treatment at the DeWeese Health Center will continue to be seen, regardless of their ability to pay.  If you need financial assistance with your health center charges, please call Insurance and Billing at (330)672-8251.


Insured Students

Insured students are eligible students who have health insurance coverage and elect to use it for services rendered at UHS.

UHS is a primary care PPO provider for insurance carriers that contract with UHS.  This list includes Aetna, Anthem BC/BS, CIGNA, Medical Mutual of Ohio, UnitedHealthcare and many others.

UHS will submit claims to all insurance companies, regardless of our network participation.

1. Office Visits

Office Visits refer to evaluation and management services provided to students in our General Medical and Women's clinics.

COPAYS, Co-Insurance and Deductibles

Insurance copays are due at the time of service.  Patients are responsible for deductibles and co-insurance as indicated on the insurance explanation of payment.  The patient's Student Account will be charged if a patient balance remains after the insurance has paid.

2. Laboratory Services

UHS provides onsite laboratory services for basic tests such as urine analysis, strep, mono and HIV.  Patients are responsible for deductibles and coinsurance as indicated on the insurance explanation of payment.  The patient's Student Account will be charged if a patient balance remains after the insurance has paid.

UHS contracts with University Hospitals Portage Medical Center (UH PMC) as a reference lab for all tests that cannot be performed at UHS.  UH PMC will bill your insurance directly and you may receive a statement from UH PMC for the patient responsibility portion of their laboratory charges.

3. Procedures, Services and Supplies

Procedures and Services include services rendered by UHS' radiology, physical therapy and psychological services.  Patients are responsible for deductibles and coinsurance as indicated on the insurance explanation of payment.  The patient's Student Account will be charged if a patient balance remains after the insurance has paid.


Self-Pay Students

Self-Pay students are students who do not have health insurance or who elect not to use their health insurance.

1. Office Visits

For eligible students, there are reduced fees for office visits provided to KSU students in our General Medical and Women's Health Clinics.

2. Laboratory Services

There are reduced fees for laboratory services provided by UHS.

UHS contracts with University Hospitals Portage Medical Center (UH PMC) as a reference lab for all tests that cannot be performed at UHS.  UHS will bill the student for the tests performed by UH PMC.

3. Procedures, Services, and Supplies

Procedures and Services include services rendered by UHS' radiology, physical therapy and psychological services.

For eligible students, there are reduced fees for procedures and services.

4. pharmacy

UHS Pharmacy offers competitive pricing for most prescriptions and over-the-counter medications. UHS carries many over-the-counter supplies and items at below retail prices.


Financial Care Assistance Program

UHS will not turn away an eligible student because the student cannot pay for services.

Please download the Care Assistance Program Application and complete the form and return to UHS Insurance and Billing.  If you have questions, please contact the Insurance and Billing Office at 330-672-8251.