The University Health Center (UHC) at the University of Central Missouri has a team of dedicated health care professionals available to address your needs. Whether you have an illness or injury or need a routine physical or immunization, we are here for you. If you have ongoing health care needs our staff can team with your private physician to provide lab work, blood pressure checks and other care. We also dispense medications (only those prescribed by UHC providers) and over the counter medications, and have a CLIA-certified lab and immunization clinic.
In addition to providing medical services, the University Health Center promotes your well being through education, health promotion, and preventative health and medication counseling services. The University Health Center partners with other departments and organizations to promote wellness.
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All currently enrolled students are eligible to utilize services at the Health Center. Students are asked to show their ID card at each visit. Students who are either enrolled in summer classes, or who are continuously enrolled from spring to fall semesters may be seen at the Health Center during the summer months.
To schedule an appointment, you must call 660-543-4770. The University Health Center accommodates patients with urgent care on an as needed basis. Note: Do not email the clinic to schedule or cancel appointments or to ask questions.
The University Health Center is located at the corner of College and Clark streets, across from the Elliott Student Union.
Like most health care providers, the UCM Health Center charges for office visits, and other medical services we provide such as laboratory work, medications, immunizations, splints, and miscellaneous supplies.
The charges for lab work or other ancillary services not covered by your insurance will be applied to your student account, or you may pay for them by cash, check, or credit/debit card at the health center.
For students who no-show/no-call and make late cancellations (less than 24 hours notice) there is a $25 fee for standard appointments and a $40 fee for appointments that take longer (such as well woman and psychiatric medicine consultations). The fee will be charged to your student account.
We are currently contracted with the following companies: Aetna/Confinity (PPO only), BCBS KC, Cigna (MO plan only), Conventry/GHP (MO plan only), First Health, GEHA, Healthlink, MultiPlan PHCS, and United Healthcare. We are unable to bill to Medicaid (aka Healthcare USA), Medicare, and Tri-Care.
We will bill your health insurance company directly for all services your insurance covers. If there is a co-pay for office visits, we'll collect that at the time of service.
If a patient has a non-accepted insurance plan, they will be considered not insured (self pay).
The non-insured (self pay) patient will be responsible for the full cost of the office visit, any laboratory, and any medications from the dispensary. The office visit charge is $25 for patients without insurance. All charges can be paid for by debit/credit card, cash, check, or student account.
If you have questions about fees for services, contact the UHC office at (660) 543-4770.
UCM students and employees must provide immunization documentation against measles, mumps, rubella as well as a negative history for active tuberculosis (TB). Open the Immunization Requirements accordion below to learn more, or visit our Services page for a description of all the immunizations we offer.
This handy Guide to Express Care vs Emergency Care from Western Missouri Medical Center can help you decide where to head after hours when you need medical care.
For emergency ambulance response to serious injuries or illnesses, call 911 from any campus phone. Public Safety will dispatch an officer to the scene and notify Johnson County ambulance to respond. You can also call 911 from your cell phone.
Western Missouri Medical Center, 403 Burkarth Road in Warrensburg, provides 24/7 emergency care. Call (660) 747-2500.
The University Health Center sees urgent, non-life-threatening cases on a priority basis during business hours.
The University Health Center administrative office is open during limited hours during semester breaks and is closed for all university-recognized holidays. Patient care is only provided when classes are in session. For more information, call 660-543-4770.
Note: In order to use the University Health Center during the summer, you must be enrolled in summer or fall semester classes at UCM.
UCM offers affordable health care for students and their eligible dependents through UnitedHealthCare Student Resources.
Highlights of the plan include:
To learn more about coverage and rates or to enroll in the insurance, login to MyCentral, select "Student" on the left side of the page, then "Health Services" and look for the "Health Insurance" section. Links in that section will redirect you to the UCM-specific UnitedHealthCare Student Resources plan. Note: you must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours currently or in the fall to be eligible to enroll in the health insurance.
International students are required to have the student health insurance unless a waiver is approved. More details about requesting a waiver are available through MyCentral.
All other students can click here to see a detailed plan summary, including rate information, coverage details, and a link to access preferred providers.
Not able to log into into MyCentral? Contact the UCM Technology Support Center at 660-543-4357 or email@example.com.
If you have more specific questions about the insurance plan, contact UnitedHealthCare Customer Service at 1-877-944-6767 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Immunization documents required for compliance:
The UCM Board of Governors, per recommendation of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), requires all UCM students and employees to provide documentation of two vaccines against measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) as well as a negative history for active tuberculosis (TB). Click here to view the Board of Governors policy.
Students and employees must fill out, sign and return the Tuberculosis and Immunization Screening Questionnaire to meet the TB requirement. University Health Center personnel will analyze the completed questionnaire and determine if TB testing or further documentation is required. The screening can be performed at the University Health Center for currently enrolled students.
The State of Missouri requires that all students living in University Housing must receive the meningococcal vaccine. UCM requires documentation of at least one MCV4/MPSV4 vaccine given on or after the student's 16th birthday, if student is living in housing.
The Missouri Revised Statutes, section 167.638, states that each public institution of higher education shall provide a copy of the state's Meningococcal Disease fact sheet to all students; and if the student is under 18 years of age, to the student's parent or guardian. Click here to read the fact sheet and learn more about the disease.
Submitting Your Documentation
Attach copies of all required documents and bring, mail, fax, or email to:
University of Central Missouri
600 S. College, UHC 229
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Failure to Comply
Students who fail to comply with the UCM immunization policy will have a hold put on their enrollment for the next semester.
Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious/philosophical reasons. Please fill out an exemption form if it applies to you.
Need Immunizations? Have Questions? Contact:
Crystal Hughes, LPN
For questions about costs, immunization records or about your hold, call 660-543-4770 or e-mail email@example.com.
You can access your patient portal by logging into MyCentral and clicking on Student Services and then selecting University Health Center.
Within the patient portal you can enter and upload your insurance information, view secure messages from the University Health Center staff, review patient education items, and see your statements.
Immunization records CANNOT be uploaded in MyCentral. Immunization records must be sent to the UHC by email (firstname.lastname@example.org), fax (660-543-8222), or mail (University Health Center, 600 S. College Ave., Warrensburg, MO 64093) or brought in person during business hours.
Statements are created every time you purchase something from our Medication Clinic or are seen at the University Health Center. Statements will be updated within 2-3 business days, and will show the progress of your charges, including if charges have been filed to insurance, and what payments are on file.
If you have charges from your student account, the charges, the statements, and your Explanation of Benefits (EOB) from your insurance company should match.
This Privacy Statement notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.
1. The ways in which protected health information is used in the normal course of providing health care at the University Health Center (UHC): UHC may use or disclose your protected health information (PHI), for treatment, payment, and health care operations purposes. To help clarify these terms, here are some definitions:
- Treatment is when we provide, coordinate or manage your health care and other services related to your health care. An example of treatment would be when the UHC clinical staff consults with one another or with a health care provider outside of the University Health Center, such as your family physician, to decide on a plan of care for you. The pharmacy staff may need to use protected health information in order to consult with the provider(s) and his/her staff for clarification or consultation, or when transferring a prescription to another pharmacy at your request. The laboratory staff may need to use protected health information in order to consult with the ordering provider and his/her staff for clarification or consultation.
- Payment is when we obtain reimbursement for your healthcare. Examples of payment are when we disclose your PHI to your health insurer to obtain reimbursement for your health care or to determine eligibility or coverage. Charges posted to your university account do not contain protected health information.
- Health Care Operations are activities that relate to the performance and operation of UHC. Examples of health care operations are quality assessment and improvement activities, business-related matters such as audits and administrative services, and case management and care coordination.
With few exceptions, protected health information cannot be released to any member of your family, nor can it be released to university administration, faculty or staff outside of the University Health Center without your explicit consent. See Section 3 for those instances in which neither your consent nor authorization is required to release information.
If you request that the University Health Center mail, fax or otherwise send specific protected health information to another health care provider, you will be asked to sign a release of information consent form, which will be maintained in your health record. The University Health Center will provide (or send) a copy of your immunization record to an employer, educational institution or others as designated by you, per your telephone request. All other requests for information will require your written consent as noted above.
2. Uses and Disclosures Requiring Authorization
UHC may use or disclose PHI for purposes outside of treatment, payment, or health care operations when your appropriate authorization is obtained. An " authorization" is written permission for specific disclosures. In those instances when we are asked for information for purposes outside of treatment, payment or health care operations, UHC will obtain an authorization from you before releasing this information.
You may revoke all such authorizations of PHI at any time, provided each revocation is in writing. You may not revoke an authorization to the extent that (1) UHC has relied on that authorization; or (2) if the authorization was obtained as a condition of obtaining insurance coverage, law provides the insurer the right to contest the claim under the policy.
3. Uses and Disclosures with Neither Consent nor Authorization
UHC may use or disclose PHI without your consent or authorization in the following circumstances. UHC will use or disclose the minimum information necessary to serve these purposes and only when it is essential to do so.
"Eligible adult" means any person 60 years of age or older, or an adult with a handicap (substantially limiting mental or physical impairment) between the ages of 18 and 59 who is unable to protect his or her own interests or adequately perform or obtain services which are necessary to meet his or her essential human needs.
4. Your Rights and Our Duties
If you are concerned that UHC has violated your privacy rights, or you disagree with a decision UHC made about access to your records, you may contact Amy Kiger, Director of Campus Community Health, at 660-543-4772.
You may also send a written complaint to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The person listed above can provide you with the appropriate address upon request.
This notice will go into effect on April 14, 2003.
UHC reserves the right to change the terms of this notice and to make the new notice provisions effective for all PHI that we maintain.
University Health Center
600 S. College
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Director of Campus Community Health
Coordinator of Health Administration
Campus Community Health
Amanda Meyer, LPN
Clinical Care Coordinator
Neil Helbling, MT (ASCP)
Crystal Hughes, LPN
The University Health Center at the University of Central Missouri is dedicated to providing high-quality health care for UCM students.