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Who We Are and What We Do

Welcome to PUSH!

Our staff of board-certified physicians and nurse practitioners provide student-oriented primary care as well as ongoing care for chronic conditions. Our single-minded focus of protecting your health and wellness allows you to focus on your educational and personal goals. Please visit Medical Services to see everything we have to offer. To learn more about our PUSH providers, please visit our provider biography page.

News

Summer Hours
April 19, 2017

Beginning May 6, 2017, Extended Care Services will be unavailable for Saturday appointments. Saturday services will resume in the Fall.

Did You Know that You Can Access Your PUSH Billing Statement Online?
March 30, 2017

Billing statements are now available online for up to 12 months from the date of service. Click the link below for access.

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Announcements

IMMUNIZATION COMPLIANCE
May 16, 2017

Purdue University complies with Indiana law regarding immunization compliance. All incoming students 18 and over must submit this information through the Patient Portal link at the top of this page. Incoming students under the age of 18 must submit these dates utilizing the immunization history form found in the State Immunization Requirements tab of this page.

Charges at PUSH
May 8, 2017

All students who are enrolled full-time and who have paid student fees are not charged for office visits with a doctor or a nurse practitioner, during the semester (first day of class to graduation) in which the fee was paid. All ofther services such as office procedures, laboratory tests, radiology films, physical therapy visits and medication administration are charged. PUSH is out-of-network, which means that if you receive that service at PUSH, your insurance company will be billed, and if there are additional charges, you will be responsible for those charges.

PUSH Does Not Provide "Excused Absence Notes"
March 29, 2017

The Purdue University Student Health Center (PUSH) does not provide "excused absence notes" for students missing class. The purpose of this practice is two-fold: 1. only the instructor can excuse a student from class, and 2. to eliminate unnecessary visits from students whose sole purpose is to obtain a class absence note for their professors, preventing a time slot from being used by a student seeking PUSH services. If an instructor requests evidence of a student seeking PUSH's services for an illness, the student may use the receipt provided to them at the time of their visit as proof. This receipt only provides documentation of the visit. The decision to excuse a student from class remains entirely up to each individual instructor. For further information regarding the Attendance Policy at Purdue University, please see Regulations, Classes, Attendance:

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PUSH DOES NOT PROVIDE WORKERS COMPENSATION CARE
March 6, 2017

In the State of Indiana, the employer determines who provides medical evaluation and care to employees who are injured at work. For all Purdue University student employees, there are two designated workers compensation medical facilities and PUSH is not one of them. For all other students, be sure you know where you are to go for medical care in the event of a work related injury or illness. Students who are injured on the job must follow their employer's workers compensation policy to ensure that they receive the care that they need and to ensure that the costs of the care does not become their responsibility. While PUSH would like to provide all students with necessary care, there are potential financial risks for workers compensation care. Follow your employer's policy to get the care you need, not have to pay for care and, continue to be gainfully employed.