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Student Health Clinic

PEOPLE’S CENTER CLINICS AND SERVICES (PCCS)

612-332-4973

425 20th Avenue South (one block west from Augsburg, off Riverside Avenue)

Augsburg University contracts with  People’s Center a neighborhood family practice clinic, to provide a wide range of health care services year-round for uninsured Augsburg students.   People’s Center also accepts most insurances.  Students with insurance should contact their insurance customer service number to confirm that People’s Center is in their provider network.

Uninsured Augsburg students may see a family physician at People’s Center for a $5 co-pay (on showing their Augsburg identification card).  Some other services at People’s Center (such as some lab work) are included in the Augsburg contract, others are not.  Students using the Augsburg contract at People’s Center should thoroughly read the contract below to familiarize themselves with what is, and is not, covered.  Call the Center for Wellness & Counseling if you have questions about what is covered, or if you think you have been billed in error (612-330-1707).

 

Other Health Services Near Augsburg

 

COVID-19 Testing at People’s Center (no charge to patient)

 

Please note that testing for STIs is NOT included in the Augsburg contract.

Augsburg Student Health Service Agreement With People’s Center Clinics and Services

June 1, 2020 through May 31, 2021

People’s Center Clinics and Services (PCCS) agrees to provide student health services to enrolled Augsburg University Students in accordance with guidelines listed below.  This applies to Day, AU/WEC, and all graduate programs.

For students without insurance: $5 co-pay

  • Students are responsible for $5.00 co-pay at the time of their visit under the Augsburg Student Health Service Agreement.
  • PCCS will provide the following services that ARE COVERED by the Augsburg contract:
    • Office visits for acute or chronic medical problems
    • Annual physical exams 1 per year
    • Lab tests drawn and completed at PCCS
    • X-rays performed at PCCS (exclusive of the charge for the radiologist’s interpretation)
    • Tetanus immunization
    • Tuberculosis skin test (Mantoux)
    • Casts, crutches, splints, slings and ace bandages
    • Allergy injections (prescription and supply must be provided by student)
    • Flu Shots
  • Charges for all laboratory tests sent out to Quest lab are NOT COVERED under this agreement. (Of note, Quest has agreed to cover cost for most labs for most uninsured patients however individual patients MAY be billed)
  • The following services may be provided by PCCS but are NOT COVERED by the Augsburg contract.  When provided, these services would be subject to the usual PCCS sliding-scale policy for uninsured patients WITH an additional nominal fee.  The nominal fee may be waived due to hardship per the PCCS sliding scale policy.
    • All immunizations, except tetanus and influenza
    • Psychological services. These services are covered by the Augsburg Center for Wellness & Counseling
    • Sports physicals
    • All immunizations, except tetanus and influenza
    • Birth control, ie: IUDs, Depo, etc. (Note from CWC:  For birth control, students will need to access community centers such as: Planned Parenthood.  See Sexual Health page).
  • The following services are not provided by PCCS but may be ordered in the course and scope of usual care and are NOT COVERED by the Augsburg contract and would be the student’s responsibility:
    • All laboratory charges that are required to be sent to an outside lab other than Quest
    • X-rays not  performed at PCCS
    • Radiologist services, i.e. the professional charges for x-ray interpretation whether performed onsite or elsewhere.

For students with insurance:

  • Co-pays if applicable will be the responsibility of the student.
  • PCCS will bill the student’s insurance company for all charges.
  • The remaining balance after insurance has processed the claim is the responsibility of the student.

Confidentiality:

  • Confidentiality of patients records:  All medical information and or data concerning specific patients (including, but not limited to, the identity of the patients), derived from or maintained during the course of the performance of this Agreement shall be treated by the parties as confidential so as to comply with each party’s applicable law.
  • Other confidential information:  the parties acknowledge and understand the importance of maintaining confidentiality of such information.

 

AFFORDABLE MEDICATIONS

See the Student Support Guide — Pharmacies section

GoodRx is a very helpful website where you get coupons for cheap prescriptions for many medications, works for self-pay prescriptions not insurance