Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Can the Nurse Managed Health Center be my primary care provider?
A: Yes, NMHC is currently accepting new patients. Call our office to find out how to make NMHC your primary care provider.
Q: Do I need an appointment to be seen at NMHC?
A: NMHC does accept walk-ins; however, appointments are recommended. Same-day appointments are available.
Q: I am not a UD employee, can I be seen at the Nurse Managed Health Center?
A: Yes, NMHC is open to the public and we are accepting new patients.
Q: I am a student at UD, may I come to NMHC for health care?
A: Graduate and Undergraduate students are encouraged to seek medical care at Student Health Services, who can be reached at (302) 831-2226.
Q: I am a graduate student or an employee at UD, may I bring my spouse and/or children to NMHC for health care?
A: Yes, graduate students and employees may refer their spouses and/or adult children (18 years and older) to NMHC for health care services.
Q: Does NMHC provide health care services to children?
A: Currently, the Nurse Managed Health Center only sees patients 18 years and older.
Q: Will my health insurance cover my visit at NMHC?
A: NMHC accepts most health insurance plans (Highmark/BCBS, Aetna, Cigna, Medicare, Medicaid). Patients are responsible for their co-payment at the time of check-in, when applicable. NMHC accepts credit/debit cards, cash, and personal checks.
Q: If I don’t have health insurance, how much will my visit cost?
A: For patients without insurance, NMHC will provide a discounted rate that will be due at time of service. The cost will depend on services provided during appointment and will be in the range of $75-$100.
Q: Can I receive a prescription/referral at NMHC?
A: Yes, practitioners at NMHC can prescribe medications and write specialty referrals when determined necessary.
Q: How long is an average appointment?
A: Appointments will last anywhere between 20 and 45 minutes, depending on the services provided.
Q: Does NMHC offer immunizations?
A: Yes, we offer PPD’s, Tetanus Diphtheria and Pertussis (Tdap), Hepatitis A, and Hepatitis B. Unless covered by your health insurance plan, or required by and paid for by your department, the cost of immunizations is due at the time of appointment. A receipt can be provided for you to submit to your insurer upon request.
For questions, contact us at NM-HC@udel.edu