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What does Prescription Authority mean?
Prescriptive Authority means that in Ohio, Nurse Practitioners are able to prescribe most medications to their clients. All Nurse Practitioners who prescribe medications work collaboratively with physician partners.
WSU Student Health Insurance FAQs
You should contact Student Health Services staff members Nancy Caupp at (937) 775-2553 or Robert Fox at (937) 775-2331, or United Health Care Student Resources at (866) 782-4768.
Prior to the first day of classes for the semester of coverage you may request cancellation of coverage with a full refund of the premium which has been paid.
A student may accept or decline the student health insurance in their WINGS Express account up until the 100% refund cut off date. Please check the brochure for further details.
Students who leave school after the beginning of classes will have continuous coverage after 31 days of actively attending classes to the end of the period for which the premium was paid.
If you enter the armed forces of any country during a period of coverage, you will receive a refund of your unearned prorata premium if you request the refund in writing.
Yes. If you are a student, other than an international student or a student not living in campus housing, you can choose not to purchase Student Insurance Plan coverage whether or not you have other health insurance coverage.
Students living in campus housing are required to purchase the WSU Student Insurance Plan coverage or confirm existence of an equivalent coverage for themselves.
International students will be granted an exemption only if they have U.S.-based insurance coverage through the employer of a spouse or parent. This waiver must be obtained from the University Center for International Education office, 190E Student Union.
The student should use the services of Student Health Services first where treatment will be administered or a referral issued.
Please refer to the policy brochure and review the referral requirement procedure.
After creating a username and password at www.uhcsr.com/wright, you can print a card that you should carry and provide at the time of service.
Benefits are paid on a Scheduled Benefit basis with no overall maximum dollar limit.
The Student Insurance Plan and other insurance companies will work together to coordinate benefits. The sum of Student Insurance Plan benefits and benefits of other primary plan(s) will not exceed the Usual and Customary cost of the medical service.
Please refer to United Health Care at (866) 782-4768 for further details.
All preventative care services must be provided by a Preferred Provider.
Yes. The Plan brochure lists those items for which no Student Insurance Plan benefits are payable. Please familiarize yourself with the exclusions and limitations of the Plan.
Benefits are detailed in the Student Insurance Plan brochure.
Coverage is effective on the Start Date of the semester when enrollment and payment of the Insurance Fee are completed by the Enrollment Deadline for that semester. Enrollment Deadline Dates and Start Dates are listed in the Student Insurance Plan brochure.
The semester premium for Student Insurance Plan coverage on a student only basis is assessed along with other fees billed to you. The charge is identified on your Billing Statement as "Student Health Insurance".
Yes. You may enroll your dependents including a spouse, a child or children, and a qualified domestic partner by contacting the Student Health Services staff in 051 Student Union and paying the additional premium due for the dependent(s).
You may not insure your dependents unless you are also insured.
If you are a student enrolled for six or more credit hours, you are automatically enrolled for student only coverage for the semester of registration unless you request not to be enrolled during the registration process. If you do not enroll for coverage at the time you register for classes, you may enroll through Wings Express. Use the Required Acknowledgment link to enroll until the enrollment deadline.
You are eligible for Student Insurance Plan coverage if you are an undergraduate or graduate student registered for six or more semester credit hours, a student who participates in a cooperative education or other WSU-sponsored internship program, or a student who registers for classes at DAGSI (the Dayton Area Graduate Studies Institute), including those enrolled through the Air Force Institute of Technology.
The Student Accident and Sickness Insurance Plan (the Student Insurance Plan) provides benefits worldwide for covered health care expenses, a limited accidental death and dismemberment benefit, benefits for medical evacuation of an ill or injured patient to the nearest suitable hospital or the insured's home country for care, and benefits for return of an insured's body to the insured's home country when death occurs outside his/her home country.
Ebola, also known as Ebola virus disease, is a rare and deadly disease caused by infection by one of the Ebola virus strains (Zaire, Sudan, Bundibugyo, or Tai Forest virus).
The CDC has issued warnings to avoid nonessential travel to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone because of the worsening public health situation in those countries. Moreover, enhanced precautions are recommended for travel to Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The CDC recommends travelers returning from areas with Ebola cases monitor their health for 21 days. Those traveling to or from the region should check their temperature once daily and report any symptoms, including fever, headache, joint/muscle aches, weakness, diarrhea, vomiting, stomach pain, or lack of appetite.
In the event of onset of a fever of 100 degrees or higher, or any of the symptoms listed above, DO NOT REPORT TO WORK OR SCHOOL. Call your physician or Wright State Student Health Services.
Students who have concerns about their health should contact Student Health Services at (937) 775-2552. Faculty and staff should contact their primary care provider.
If you have any concerns about your risk for exposure, consult with a health care provider promptly. Monitor your health for symptoms. Symptoms may appear anywhere from two to 21 days after exposure to Ebola virus, though eight to 10 days is most common.
If you become ill with fever or flu-like symptoms, consult a health care provider immediately to discuss your symptoms, recent travel, and potential exposures and make arrangements to get timely care for your illness.
Please remember: Ebola is rare. There are many more common infections that cause flu-like symptoms. No matter what the cause of your symptoms, prompt medical care is important for your health and the health of others.
Wright State is not allowing any university-sponsored travel to the affected regions. The university urges all Wright State community members to avoid travel to the affected areas.
The CDC has issued its highest level of travel warning against any nonessential travel to the affected areas in order to facilitate control of the outbreak and prevent continued spread in two ways: to protect U.S. residents who may be planning travel and to enable the affected countries and public health officials to respond most effectively to contain this outbreak.
There is currently no Wright State-sponsored travel to the impacted West African countries (Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Liberia, and Guinea).
There are a small number of Wright State students who are from West African countries. As they have been on campus for much longer than the maximum incubation period and have exhibited no signs of carrying the virus. There is no chance of exposure from these individuals.
Wright State Student Health Services is well versed in caring for international students and travelers and uses CDC-recommended protocols for screening, evaluation, isolation, and protective procedures.
Wright State health officials are emphasizing that Ebola is not shared through casual contact between roommates or colleagues and there is very low risk for spread of the virus in the U.S.
Ebola has been diagnosed in the West African countries of Liberia, Guinea, Nigeria and Sierra Leone since March 2014. The World Health Organization has declared the outbreak an international public health emergency and has launched an international campaign to bring the outbreak under control.
The CDC has emphasized that the outbreak poses "little risk" to the general U.S. population, and health officials "are confident we would not have a spread of Ebola even if we were to have a case here."
Ebola cannot be transmitted through food, water, or air. In order for the virus to be transmitted, an individual must come into direct contact with the blood or bodily fluids of a person experiencing symptoms or be exposed to needles, medical equipment or other objects contaminated with infected secretions.
There has been one reported case in the U.S., which appears to have been contained in a hospital in Dallas, Texas, according to the CDC. The CDC is not concerned about the potential transmission of the virus on the airplane(s) this person used to return to the United States. The risk of being exposed at Wright State, in Dayton, or anywhere in the U.S. is very low.