Who provides health care services at the Student Health Clinic?
The University of Idaho’s Student Health Clinic offers primary care and referral services to all students and their dependent family members. These services are provided by Moscow Family Medicine, P.A. The Student Health Clinic is centrally located on the Moscow campus, just two blocks east of the Idaho Commons, at the corner of University Avenue and Ash Streets. Moscow Family Medicine is staffed with Board Certified physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and certified medical assistants. You can learn more about the medical staff at: www.moscowfamilymedicine.com
What services are available at the Student Health Clinic?
The clinic offers a full range of primary and preventative care and referral services. These are
designed to meet the health care needs of you and your dependent family members. We offer initial diagnosis, treatment and appropriate follow-up care for a broad spectrum of illnesses and injuries including:
- Routine Office Visits
- Women’s Health Issues & Birth Control
- Minor Gynecological Procedures
- Physical Exams for Travel & Work
- Treatment of Fractures, Sprains & Strains
- Removal of Warts and Skin Tags
- Removal of Skin Lesions
- Basic X-Ray
- Basic Mental Health Issues
- Routine Prescriptions
- Minor Surgical Procedures
- Allergy Shots
- Treatment of Minor Burns, Cuts & Abrasions
- STD Testing and Counseling
During your visit we may treat your needs on-site or refer you to an appropriate specialist, such as orthopedists, gynecologists, dermatologists, etc.
Will my insurance cover my visit to the Student Health Clinic?
The Student Health Clinic is a participating provider with most of the private health insurance programs that cover UI students, including all Blue Cross and Blue Shield programs. Moscow Family Medicine electronically bills most major insurance companies. Insurance programs and deductibles vary. You should confirm your insurance coverage for any services provided at the Student Health Clinic prior to your visit. For information about the UI’s Student Health Insurance Program (SHIP) visit www.health. uidaho.edu/ship
Do I need an appointment?
Before stopping in, we urge you to make an appointment for services by calling (208) 885-6693. Many appointments are available the same day. We strive to make your visit as quick and easy as possible. By scheduling an appointment in advance, you’ll spend less time waiting and be able to see a heath care provider best suited for your needs. You must present your UI Vandal Card at the time of each appointment.
What if I have to cancel my appointment?
If you are unable to keep your appointment, we require you to call and cancel prior to your scheduled time. If you fail to show for your appointment, a $15 fee will be charged to your student account. Please be considerate and cancel your appointment if you cannot make it, this will help insure your fellow students have access to this limited campus health resource.
What about an urgent health care need?
If you have an urgent health care need, just come to the Student Health Clinic and our nursing staff can assess you on a walkin basis. Depending on your healthcare needs you will:
- Be seen on a priority basis by one of our healthcare providers;
- be given self-care instructions with follow-up in a few days;
- be scheduled into a future appointment;
- or be referred to a community or specialist healthcare provider.
Are healthcare services available 24/7?
Yes. Our providers are available 24 hours per day for urgent or critical health problems that do not require an emergency 911 phone call. Simply call the Student Health Clinic at 885-6693 and you will be connected with our physician on-call. You may also visit QuickCARE Walk-In Clinic at 2500 W “A” Street (behind Walmart). Your insurance may pay differently for services received off-campus and outside of the Student Health Clinic.
What about an Emergency?
If at any time you are experiencing a lifethreatening condition, immediately call 9-911 if on campus, or go to the nearest emergency room.