Who can use Health Services?
- Any currently enrolled students paying UPF fees
- Employees including part-time, full-time faculty, and staff
- Anyone currently on the UNO payroll system
How much does it cost to see a physician or APRN at UNO?
A doctor visit is free for students. There is a minimal fee for lab work, x-rays or supplies used in a procedure. Students may request their charges be billed to an American insurance company, their Student MavLINK Account or cash pay.
Employees have the option of billing health insurance, cash or pay roll deduction.
What telephone number can I use to call for an appointment?
The appointment line is 402.554.2374.
Where can patients go for health care on weekends and after hours?
If you are experiencing a serious emergency such as difficulty breathing or bleeding that will not stop please go to the nearest hospital. The closest Emergency Room is Methodist Hospital at 8303 Dodge Street and Nebraska Medical Center at 42nd and Emilie.
The quickest and preferred place to receive great health care is:
Rockbrook Urgent Care located at 108th and Center is a walk-in doctor's office. It is open 7 days a week. Their hours are 8 A.M. to 8 P.M. Monday through Saturday. On Sunday they are open from 8 A.M. to 4 P.M. They have physicians who can order x-rays, put in stitches and assist with treatment for illnesses.
If you have seen a doctor at UNO and require urgent attention please follow the instructions you were given during your visit. If you saw a family medicine doctor at UNO you can reach their answering center by calling: 402.778.5490.
What services are offered at UNO Health Services?
You can view the full list of services offered here.
Does Health Services write notes when students miss class?
Health Services does not write notes for students who miss class. We are in the business of helping students be able to attend class. If a student has a hospital stay or other serious event, please call 402.554.2374 for further directions on how to proceed.
What are UNO's health requirements?
All students are required to bring proof of two MMR shots. This must be done before the student can register for classes. All Residence Hall students are encouraged to be immunized against meningitis. If they are not immunized, they must sign a declination form. All "F" and "J" visa students at UNO must be tested for tuberculosis. UNO does not accept x-rays done out of the United States. All international students are enrolled on the University student insurance plan to ensure accessible high quality health care.
Does the university offer a health insurance plan for students?
Yes. UNO offers a reasonably priced major medical plan. To qualify, an undergraduate student needs to be enrolled in a minimum of seven-credit hours for the fall and spring semesters. A graduate student must be degree seeking.
Does the Insurance Plan meet the Affordable Care Act requirements for health insurance?
Yes, the plan offered to students in the University of Nebraska system meets the minimum requirements of the ACA. It is considered a group plan and becomes the primary insurance when students are enrolled on tow plans simultaneously.
I am an international students and wish to use my insurance from my home country.
As a UNO international student, you are required to have a U.S. based health insurance policy. The university strongly encourages you to accept the university wide StudentBlue Health and Dental insurance plan. Beginning January 1, 2017, all UNO international students will be required to be enrolled in the insurance plan. Waivers will only be reviewed for students who have an active financial guarantee or have a U.S. based employer plan.
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