Knowing when and where to seek healthcare in the US can be tricky at times – even for many Americans! He are our top 3 tips for getting convenient and affordable care in Austin:
- Add the UHS Nurse Advice Line to your phone. This advice line is free and available 24/7 for UT students. Talk to a nurse about caring for yourself at home or choosing appropriate healthcare.
- Take advantage of University Health Services. Medical services here are free with the student health insurance plan!
- Know where to go for care. This can save you both time and money:
|TYPE OF CARE||WHERE TO GO|
|Preventative or Routine
Doctor visits and conditions that are not urgent. Visits are generally by appointment.
|University Health Services
For students and subscribed scholars.Primary Care Provider
A general practitioner in your insurance network.
Conditions or injuries that can be treated outside of a hospital but require prompt attention.
|University Health Services Urgent Care Clinic
For students and subscribed scholars.Local Urgent Care Clinic
Such as Medspring Urgent Care.
Severe or potentially life threatening emergencies.
|Hospital Emergency Room
Call 9-1-1 in a truly severe emergency for ambulance services.