Medical Services

Eligibility and Cost

Services of the medical providers are available to students and their spouses or domestic partners. Students who are currently enrolled full-time and have paid the student fee are eligible for office visits only at no charge from the first day of the semester to graduation day that semester. All other eligible students and spouses or domestic partners are eligible to be seen, but will be charged for office visits. All other medical services do have charges associated with them. This includes, but is not limited to, services such as physical exams, office procedures, medication administration, laboratory tests, x-rays, and physical therapy. Please ask if you have questions about the cost of services.

Medical Clinic

Provides primary care for both acute and chronic medical conditions by appointment. Medical Clinic providers are both physicians and nurse practitioners and you are encouraged to see the same provider whenever you need care.

Women’s Clinic

Provides a full range of gynecological related services including, but not limited to, confidential sexual assault care and/or forensic examinations, well-women exams, transgender care, and evaluation and treatment of sexually transmitted infections. Emergency Contraception is available when the Student Health Center is open; after regular business hours, visit the Extended Care Area. In addition to examinations, the Women’s Clinic provides a number of procedures such as biopsies, cryotherapy, and removal of contraceptive devices.

Sports Medicine Clinic

Provides evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal and sports related medical problems. Procedures offered by the Sports Medicine providers include joint injections, compartment testing, osteopathic manipulative therapy, and fracture care.

Extended Care Services

Provides evaluation and treatment of moderate to severe illness and injuries. Services are available during regular business hours Monday – Friday and on Saturday (10:00 AM - 6:00 PM) during the academic terms. All services provided in the Extended Care area have charges, this includes services to currently enrolled full-time students who have paid the student fee.

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy services are available to undergraduate and graduate students at the France A. Cordova Recreational Sports Center in the Wellness Suite, room 2238. PT is available with an appointment both by referral from a medical provider and, without a referral, via Direct Access. To schedule an appointment, call (765)494-1839, or stop by the Wellness Suite at the RSC. Hours of operation during the academic year are Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM, and Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. During the summer and over breaks, the hours are 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

Services offered include evaluation, therapeutic interventions, modalities, IASTM, orthotic prescription and casting, brace fitting and application, video movement analysis, and postural analysis and corrective techniques.

There are charges for all Physical Therapy services and supplies. Physical Therapy is in network for all Purdue Student and Graduate Student insurance plans. PUSH PT is out of network for all other commercial insurers so our charges are kept low to be competitive with in-network costs. It is the patient's responsibility to verify their Physical Therapy or supply coverage prior to therapy.

The following services are available to the greater Purdue University Community
Please note that all of these services have charges associated with them and that PUSH is out-of-network for all insurance plans other than the United Healthcare Student Resource insurance. PUSH will bill your insurance and you will be responsible for the portion the insurance company does not cover.

Allergy and Immunization Clinic

Provides allergy shots, immunizations, travel counseling, including vaccinations required for travel. These services are available to the greater Purdue community, including students, faculty, staff, spouses, and children (over age 12) of faculty/staff and individuals (over the age of 17) traveling on a university sponsored trip. For specific questions, please contact (765) 494-1818 during regular business hours. For Staff whose department is paying for the immunizations and travel shots, please download a Form 800.

Clinical Laboratory

The laboratory performs testing on all students, faculty, and staff who have a written order from a physician. The laboratory draws blood for insurance plans that contract with Quest, LabCorp, and Mid America laboratories. If you have one of those insurance plans, please tell the laboratory staff prior to having your blood drawn. There are charges for laboratory testing, however payment is not required at the time of service. Patients or their insurance companies will be billed for any incurred fees following the laboratory visit. Services are provided during regular business hours, except for patients seen in Extended Care. Contact information: (765) 494-1596 or fax (765) 496-7429. Laboratory results are sent to the ordering physician and patients must contact their physician for test results.

Radiology

The Radiology Department performs general diagnostic x-rays on all students, faculty, and staff (and their respective spouses/domestic partners) who have a written order from a physician. There are charges for all radiology services, however payment is not required at the time of service. There is a minimal charge for copies of patient x-rays, the images are copied to a CD with built-in software allowing for easy viewing by patients and medical providers. Patients or their insurance companies will be billed for radiology services (including the radiologist’s fee) after completion. Services are available from 30 minutes after PUSH opens to 30 minutes before closing, including evenings and weekends. Contact information: (765) 494-1835.