Health Services Eligibility Confidentiality Cost Prescription medications Over-the-counter medications Prescription assistance programs Travel abroad Who is eligible to use Health Services? Do I need HU insurance coverage to come to Health Services? Health services are available to Hamline students regardless of their insurance coverage. For undergraduates, health services provider visits are covered by tuition fees. Graduate students may access health services for a fee charged per semester. Are these medical services confidential? Any medical information that you share with our staff is considered private. Information in your health file will not made available to anyone (including faculty, administrators and parents) without your written consent. Please refer to Health Service's Notice of Privacy Practices for more detailed information. What is the cost of visiting Health Services?Provider visits do not come with any associated charges, but there can be costs for lab testing, prescriptions, or immunizations. Students will be informed of any charges prior to receiving those services, and are able to pay by cash, check, or student account charge. For a full description of Health Clinic Fees, visit this page. Can I get a prescription at Health Services?Health Services providers can prescribe medication as needed for a variety of common concerns. Health Services also stocks a limited number of prescriptions available for purchase at cost. Please note that with regard to prescription ADHD medications, there are several documentation requirements prior to obtaining a prescription or refill. Students seeking refills of previously prescribed medication for ADD or ADHD are advised to schedule an appointment with Health Services to discuss policies in detail. Can I receive over-the-counter medications (e.g., Advil, Sudafed) at Health Services?The medical staff at Health Services are also able to distribute over-the counter medications to Hamline students. However, students will need to schedule an appointment and have completed up-to-date paperwork in order to receive medications. Administrative staff members are not able to distribute medications of any kind. What information can you offer on prescription assistance? Several local pharmacies offer discount programs on certain generic drugs. A few websites containing databases on prescription assistance programs are GoodRx, RxAssist and Partnership for Prescription Assistance. All provide information about free and low cost medicine programs and other ways to manage your medication costs. You are able to search for information by the name of the medicine or the company that manufactures it. You may want to check with your doctor or pharmacist. They may know where to get free or discounted medication. You may also qualify for Medicaid or other similar health care programs that offer prescription coverage. To learn more, visit the Minnesota Department of Human Services online. I have plans to travel abroad. How can Health Services assist me? Health Services is currently not able to provide medical clearance or a physical exam to students traveling abroad. For more information, visit the IOCP Study Abroad page.