Patients Rights and Responsibilities
You Have The Right To...
Be treated with respect, consideration and dignity.
To be provided with appropriate privacy
To be provided to the degree known, complete information concerning your diagnosis, evaluation, treatment and prognosis. When it is medically inadvisable to give you such information, the information will be provided to a person designated by you or to a legally authorized person.
To have the opportunity to participate in decisions involving your health care, except when such participation is contraindicated for medical reason.
Have information about......
- Patient's rights and responsibilities
- Patient conduct
- Services available at Student Health Services
- Provision for after hour and emergency care
- The fees for our services
- Our payment policies
- Your right to participate in experimental research
- The credentials of health care professionals at Student Health services
Change your provider if other providers are available
Know our process for expressing your comments or concerns about the care that you receive.
Have access to your medical information consistent with Student Health Services polices and State and Federal Laws.
Have optimal quality of care provided within the resources and scope of our practice.
Access information concerning health education, self care, and prevention of illness
Prompt evaluation with priority given to patients who have the most urgent problems.
You Are Responsible For...
Providing Student Health Services with complete and accurate information about your health, medications and any allergies or sensitivities.
Following the treatment plan prescribed by your Student Health Service health care provider.
Providing responsible transportation from the Student Health Services to your residence, and having someone remain with you for twenty-four (24) hours if required by your Student Health Service provider.
Informing your Student Health Service providor about any medical power of attorney or any other medical directive that could affect your care.
Accepting personal financial responsibility for any charges not covered by your insurance.
Being respectful of all the health care providers and staff, as well as other patients.
Being on time for your appointments or notifying Student Health Services when you cannot keep your appointment.
Cooperating by presenting your Student ID and your current health insurance card/information each time you come to Student health Services. And by informing the staff of any change of address, phone number or enrollment status.
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When you have questions, please ask.
When you are satisfied, please comment.
When you are not satisfied, please let us know.
Michael Kurland, Director
University of Connecticut
Student Health Services
234 Glenbrook Rd U-2011
Storrs, CT 06269