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First floor, Wegmans School of Nursing building

Phone: (585) 385-8280
Fax: (585) 385-8299
wellnesscenter@sjfc.edu

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Important Updates to Health Insurance

04/04/2011


Starting August 22, 2011, there will be a charge for office visits* with the Wellness Center’s licensed medical health care providers. How much will it cost? Find your category below (UG/Grad/Pharmacy; full-time or part-time; with or without health insurance).

*For 2011-12, there will be no charge for mental health services provided by our licensed mental health counselors or for chiropractic services provided by the NY Chiropractic College.

Students WITH Health Insurance

  • Full-time undergraduate students
  • Pharmacy P1-P3 students
  • The Wellness Center fee charged each year covers the required co-payment for each visit to the Wellness Center.
  • The Wellness Center will accept all health insurance plans and will bill the student’s health insurance carrier directly for services that are covered by the plan.
  • Part-time undergraduate students
  • Pharmacy P4 students
  • Graduate students
  • These students are currently not billed the Wellness Center fee of $75/semester.
  • As of August 22, 2011, they will be billed $75 for each semester in which they receive care from the Wellness Center’s professional staff (licensed medical health care providers, licensed mental health counselors, chiropractic services).
  • This fee will cover the required co-payment for each visit to the Wellness Center.
  • The Wellness Center will accept all health insurance plans and will bill the student’s health insurance carrier directly for services that are covered by the plan.
  • Part-time undergraduate students
  • Pharmacy P4 students
  • Graduate students

...with health insurance for whom paying the $75 Wellness Center fee presents a severe financial hardship.

  • If students are unable to pay the Wellness Center fee, they may declare they have medical hardship status.
  • Medical hardship status is granted on a case-by-case basis.
  • Students must complete the “Declaration of Medical Hardship Status” form, found on the Wellness Center website, under “Insurance.”

Students WITHOUT Health Insurance

  • Full-time undergraduate students
  • Pharmacy P1-P3 students
  • The Wellness Center fee charged each year covers the required co-payment for each visit to the Wellness Center.
  • Because these students do not have health insurance coverage, they will be charged $25 for each medical visit to the Wellness Center. The College will bill students for such medical health care visits.
  • Part-time undergraduate students
  • Pharmacy P4 students
  • Graduate students
  • These students are currently not billed the Wellness Center fee of $75/semester.
  • As of August 22, 2011, they will be billed $75 for each semester in which they receive care from the Wellness Center’s professional staff (licensed medical health care providers, licensed mental health counselors, chiropractic services).
  • This fee will cover the required co-payment for each visit to the Wellness Center.
  • Because these students do not have health insurance coverage, they will be charged $25 for each medical visit to the Wellness Center. The College will bill students for such medical health care visits.
  • Part-time undergraduate students
  • Pharmacy P4 students
  • Graduate students

...without health insurance for whom paying the $75 Wellness Center fee and/or the $25 healthcare visit fee presents a severe financial hardship.

  • If any students are unable to pay the Wellness Center fee and/or the healthcare visit fee, they may declare they have medical hardship status.
  • Medical hardship status is granted on a case-by-case basis.
  • Students must complete the “Declaration of Medical Hardship Status” form, found on the Wellness Center website, under “Insurance.”

Don’t forget your St. John Fisher College ID card and health insurance card!

If you have health insurance, you will need to bring your Fisher ID card and health insurance card for each visit to the Wellness Center. Doing so will ensure that we have the correct information to bill your insurance company for our fees.

What is the student accident and sickness insurance plan?

The College makes available through the Allen .J Flood Companies, Inc., an affordable student health insurance plan with basic health care coverage. Coverage becomes effective on August 1, 2011. Under this plan, no deductibles are assessed for services provided at the Wellness Center. To learn more, visit the insurance company website.


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