CAPS Pricing, Billing & Insurance

CAPS Pricing

Starting August 24, 2015

Counseling and Psychotherapy Visits
Sessions 1–3 No Charge *
Sessions 4 – 12 $20.00 per session *
Students are limited to 12 individual sessions. After 12 sessions, students can be seen in group therapy or in crisis.

Psychiatric Visits
First Session $120.00 *
Subsequent Sessions Charges are based on the services provided. *
Medication Checks
Through check
Brief check

$60.00
$30.00

* About UNL Student Fees
  • COUNSELING - In order to receive the first 3 sessions for no charge and subsidized rates for sessions 4-12, UNL Program & Facility fees for the current semester/session must be paid.

  • PSYCHIATRIC - In order to receive subsidized rates, UNL Program & Facility fees for the current semester/session must be paid.

  • Community rates for counseling, psychological and psychiatric services are much higher. We are able to keep our charges low because all services are subsidized by your student fees.


Psychological Testing
MMPI $40.00
Myers-Briggs $40.00
Personality Test Battery Variable depending on tests used
Intellectual Test Battery Variable depending on tests used
Eating Disorder Inventory-III $35.00

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD)/Learning Disorder (LD) Assessment
Assessment Intake Session
(includes history taking; self-report screening instruments)
No Charge
WAIS-III/IV
(Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, Third or Fourth Edition)
$340.00
WJ-III Achievement
(Woodcock Johnson, Third Edition)
$425.00
WJ-III Cognitive
(alternate test for WAIS-III/IV)(Woodcock Johnson, Third Edition)
$425.00
MMPI-2
(Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory)
$40.00

Cancellation and Failed Visit Policy
Cancellation or reschedule of any appointment less than 24 hours prior to scheduled appointment will result in a failed visit charge of:
Intake and Therapy Sessions $10.00
Testing Session $50.00
Psychiatric Visit $25.00

Until August 23, 2015

Counseling and Psychotherapy Visits
Sessions 1–3 No charge
Sessions 4 – 15 $10.00 per hour
Sessions 16 – 24 $20.00 per hour
Sessions 25 or more $50.00 per hour


Psychiatric Visits
ALL Sessions
$100.00 per hour
$50.00 per half-hour
$25.00 per fifteen minutes

Insurance

  1. You are not required to carry medical insurance to use the University Health Center, but are strongly encouraged to do so.

  2. While many services are priced below community rates, medical insurance will often cover a portion or all of these charges depending on your insurance plan.

  3. If you are not covered by a medical insurance plan, the StudentBlue Student Health Insurance Plan is offered through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska.

  4. BRING YOUR INSURANCE CARD EVERY TIME YOU VISIT THE UNIVERSITY HEALTH CENTER. All patients are encouraged to carry an insurance card at all times in case of emergency.

Insurance Companies We Contract With - Designated as a Preferred Provider

Important Definitions

Preferred Provider = The University Health Center HAS contracted with your insurance company to provide healthcare services to everyone who has your insurance plan. You pay less if you use your insurance plan's preferred providers.

Insurance Claims = The University Health Center will make a formal request to your insurance company asking for payment for services rendered based on the terms of your insurance policy. Insurance claims are reviewed by your insurance company and then paid to the University Health Center once approved.


StudentBlue Student Health Insurance

  • The University Health Center is a Preferred Provider for all services.
  • Covered services are paid at 100%, including most laboratory, physical therapy, radiology, specialty, counseling and psychological services, and annual exam expenses.
  • Claims are filed automatically.
    Unless the patient does not want to use insurance. In this case, the patient will need to pay the entire amount due with their own money.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance (BCBS)

  • The University Health Center is a Preferred Provider for all services.
  • Claims are filed automatically.
    Unless the patient does not want to use insurance. In this case, the patient will need to pay the entire amount due with their own money.

Aetna/Coventry

The University Health Center is a Preferred Provider for ONLY:

  • Medical Clinic
  • Travel Clinic
  • Lab
  • Radiology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Not for Dental, Specialists, CAPS

Claims are filed automatically.
Unless the patient does not want to use insurance. In this case, the patient will need to pay the entire amount due with their own money.

UnitedHealthcare

The University Health Center is a Preferred Provider for ONLY:

  • Medical Clinic
  • Travel Clinic
  • Lab
  • Radiology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Not for Dental, Specialists, CAPS

Claims are filed automatically.
Unless the patient does not want to use insurance. In this case, the patient will need to pay the entire amount due with their own money.

Other Health Insurance

Important Definitions

Out-of-Network Provider = The University Health Center has not contracted with your insurance company to provide healthcare services to everyone who has your insurance plan. However, you can still receive services at the University Health Center even if we are an out-of-network provider.

Insurance Claims = The University Health Center will make a formal request to your insurance company asking for payment for services rendered based on the terms of your insurance policy. Insurance claims are reviewed by your insurance company and then paid to the University Health Center once approved.

If you have other health insurance:

  • The University Health Center is an out-of-network provider.
  • Patient is responsible for all charges not covered by the insurance company.
  • We are more than happy to file claims with any insurance company - for students. You MUST present your insurance card in order to have claims filed by the University Health Center.
  • Insurance-ready bills are available upon request.

Billing & Payment

If you receive services for which there are charges, your balance due will be listed on the University Health Center Patient Portal.


  1. 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE, unpaid charges
    [minus payments the University Health Center has received from your insurance company]
    are transferred to your STUDENT ACCOUNTS CONSOLIDATED BILL
    and will appear on your MyRED account.

  2. The Student Accounts Consolidated Bills are generated and available for viewing by the 25th of each month and are due by the 12th of the following month. Students are notified via email when the bill is ready. Payments can be made on MyRED by online check or credit card.

  3. If you wish to pay at the time of service, the University Health Center accepts the following forms of payment:

    • Cash
    • Check
    • Credit Card (VISA/MasterCard)
    • Charged to your NCard