Health Insurance at the Student Health Center & Pharmacy

The Student Health Center Pharmacy accepts most insurance plans, including Tricare.

Call 512-245-2161, option 1 for more information.

The Student Health Center clinic will file health insurance claims for patients.  We will file claims for in-network providers only (see below.) Insurance benefits can be filed for office visit charges, procedures, immunizations, lab tests and x-rays.

NOTE: We will wait for your insurance to process your claim and then we will transfer your balance to your Student Business Services' account.

The Student Health Center clinic is in-network with the following providers:

  • Aetna (PPO and Managed Choice only)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (PPO/POS, HealthSelect)
  • Cigna (PPO, Open Access Plus, and Local Plus Network)
  • Humana (PPO, some POS, some EPO)
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Multiplan Network
  • Texas State Student Health Insurance Plan - United Healthcare/AHP
  • United Healthcare (Choice, Choice Plus)


The Student Health Center is a certified provider for Tricare Select.
Starting Monday, September 10, 2018 students with Tricare Prime will be able to use their benefits at the Student Health Center clinic after obtaining authorization from their Primary Care Manager (PCM).
Please click the document below for instructions for obtaining an authorization.

The Student Health Center does not accept any HMO products or government programs (Medicare or Medicaid) at this time.

Patients should give the Health Center their insurance information prior to their first visit. When you call to make your appointment, please give your member ID number. Bring your insurance card to your visit.

Patients should call the customer service number on their insurance card if they have questions about their coverage and benefits at the Student Health Center. Patients should ask if they have any restrictions on what lab they can use. The Student Health Center uses CPL (Clinical Pathology Laboratories) for all send out lab tests.

Students must bring their insurance card to every visit. By giving the Student Health Center your insurance information, you are authorizing the Health Center to file a claim with your insurance company for services rendered.

Cost of Services When Using Insurance Benefits

Your cost will be dependent on your plan benefits. Many plans offer 100% coverage for preventive services. The Student Health Center is required to collect co-pays, co-insurance or deductibles according to your insurance plan coverage.  Please see list of insurance terms below. Students who want to use their insurance benefits must provide their insurance information to the Student Health Center before receiving services.

Out of network patients may receive a detailed claim from the Cashier Department that can be used to submit to their insurance company for reimbursement.

Commonly Used Health Insurance Terms: For a more complete list of health insurance terms and examples please click here.

Privacy Note

For students who are using their parent's health insurance, please be aware that your parent may receive a summary of your visit from the insurance company (called an Explanation of Benefits). The summary would show what services were received. If you have a privacy concern related to your visit, please call the Cashier Department at 512.245.2161, option 4 to discuss your options prior to receiving care. You have the option to pay at the time of services and not use your insurance.