Policies and Frequently Asked Questions

Administrative staff at the Student Health and Counseling Center can assist with information regarding eligibility, billing, and insurance questions. Call 907-786-4040 or visit the center for more information.

Students registered for six or more credits during the current semester are eligible for services. If enrolled credit hours falls below six credits, on or before the date of 100% refund for tuition and charges, students are no longer eligible for SHCC services.

Each semester SHCC services are available to students 2 weeks before classes begin, and one week after classes end.

Students enrolled in six or more credits at another UA (UAF or UAS) campus may elect to pay the UAA SHCC fee thus gaining access to UAA SHCC services. If the fee at that campus have been applied, an additional fee will not be collected.

Students enrolled in less than six credits can obtain access if other criteria have been met.

Summer Semesters

Students enrolled in six or more credits during the summer semester are eligible for services.

Students enrolled in less than six credits can obtain access if other criteria have been met.

What health insurance does SHCC accept?

The Student Health and Counseling Center will continue to file claims for Blue Cross Blue Shield plans, LewerMark, Aetna, and United Health Care Graduate Insurance on behalf of the student, for services rendered at the health center. Please make your insurance card available upon check-in.

A student may submit a claim to other insurance companies with billing information provided by the Student Health and Counseling Center.

Insurance for International Students

International students can obtain insurance through LewerMark to meet the University of Alaska Anchorage requirements.

Insurance for Graduate and WWAMI Students

UAA sponsors a student health insurance plan for Graduate Students who are Research Assistants or Teaching Assistants on a stipend, or Graduates starting their first year at UAA who are in the WWAMI Program.

All other students must obtain insurance through an alternate route.

Additional Insurance Options

The Marketplace offers lower health insurance premiums for Alaskans within certain income levels. By creating an account and applying for lower cost premiums, you will be able to compare and purchase a health insurance plan that meet your needs.

You can sign up for insurance online or call 1-800-318-2596. Assistance is available 24 hours/day.

Need help signing up? Navigators are available to help you through the process. Call 211 and ask for help signing up for insurance through the Marketplace. They will direct you to a navigator in the community.

Personal health information is protected by federal law. The Notice of Privacy Practices is available through the check-in process prior to your appointment.

A patient can request medical records to be sent from or to the UAA Student Health and Counseling Center (SHCC) after completing a consent for records release. Please allow a minimum of 24 hours to prepare records for completion of requests.

Fill out the records release form and submit via e-mail to uaa_studenthealth@uaa.alaska.edu or fax to 907-562-0269.

The following codes are the most used procedures codes. The table details the price for students. Some procedures have no extra cost associated for students who have paid the health fee.

Evaluation and Management:

Code Description Price
99201 Office Visit, New Patient $ -
99202 Office Visit, New Patient $ -
99203 Office Visit, New Patient $ -
99212 Office Visit, Established Patient $ -
99213 Office Visit, Established Patient $ -
99385 Preventative Visit, New Patient 18-39 yrs old $ -
99395 Preventative Visit, Established Patient 18-39 yrs old $ -
99401 Preventative Counseling, Indiv. 15 min. (Travel Exam) $30
99402 Preventative Counseling, Indiv. 30 min. (Travel Exam) $30
99441 Telephone Consultation 5-10 min. $ -

Anesthesia: Bundled into procedure cost.

Surgery:

11981 Contraception - Nexplanon Implant (device price separate) $58
11982 Nexplanon Implant Removal $63
12001 Wound suture <1" $50
12002 Wound suture >1" $75
17110 Cryotherapy - Wart Treatment (< 15 lesions) $40
29125 Wrist Splint, Brace $15
29130 Thumb Spica $35
36415 Blood Draw Fee $25
58300 Contraception - IUD Insertion (price for IUD separate) $63
58301 IUD Removal $25
69210 Cerumen Removal - Ear Irrigation/each $12

Radiology: All services referred to nearby facility.

Pathology/Laboratory:

80053 Complete Metabolic Profile Test $7
80305 Drug Screen, Icup 10 $17
81001 Urinalysis Test $3
84443 Thyroid Stimulation Hormone (TSH) Test $11
85025 Complete Blood Count (CBC) Test $6
86580 Tuberculosis Skin Screening $8
86592 Syphilis Test $12
86701 HIV Test $ -
87491/87591 Chlamydia/Gonorrhea Test (each site) $12

Medicine:

90471 Immunization Administration $15
90472 immunization Admin, each additional (limit 1) $15
90632 Hepatitis A Vaccine $50
90636 Twinrix, Hep A&B $106
90651 Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccine (State of AK supply) $ -
90651 Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccine (out of age range) $273
90688 Flu Vaccine $ -
90707 Measles, Mumps, Rubella $88
90715 Tetanus Diptheria Pertussis Vaccine $52
90716 Varicella (Chicken Pox) Vaccine $170
90734 Meningococcal ACYW-135 (Menactra) $150
90746 Hepatitis B Vaccine $60

Other:

Code Description Price
90791 Psychiatric Diagnostic Evaluation $ -
90832 Psychotherapy 30 minutes $ -
90833 Add Psychotherapy 30 min. w/ E&M $ -
90834 Psychotherapy 45 min. $ -
90836 Add Psychotherapy 45 min. w/ E&M $ -
90837 Psychotherapy 60 min. $ -

Prices subject to change. The Student Health and Counseling Center is an In-Network Provider with Premera Blue Cross. We will provide oral, written or electronic price estimates, when our patients request them, within 10 business days of request.

Questions? Please call 907-786-4040, or stop by Rasmuson Hall 120

Hours and Location

Call or Walk-In for Appointments:

Tel: 907-786-4040 
Rasmuson Hall (RH) 116/120

Flu Vaccine Now Available

Hours

Fall and Spring:
Monday-Wednesday: 8am-6pm
Thursday: 8am-1pm and 2pm-6pm
Friday: 8am-5pm

Summer:
Monday-Friday: 8am-5pm

Fax: 907-562-0269
uaa_studenthealth@uaa.alaska.ed

Frequently Asked Questions