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Frequently Asked Questions

What should students do before receiving care at campus health?

  • Call GVSU Campus Health Center to schedule an appointment (616-252-6030).
  • Same day appointments will be seen based on availability of providers.
  • Bring a copy of your insurance card (both front and back) – a photo copy is fine

Can students receive care if they don’t have any insurance?

Students can receive care regardless of their insurance status. If a patient does not have insurance, they would receive a 40% discount on their services.

How does the health center bill their services?

The health center bills as a family practice office. The health center bills under Dr. Matthew Boyd.  Call your insurance company for further information regarding coverage. The insurance company may ask for his NPI number: 1558580977

Is there a pharmacy on campus to pick up my prescription?

There is not a pharmacy on campus for students to pick up their prescriptions Students can pick up their prescriptions at:

Meijer: 616-735-2100

315 Wilson Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49534

Walgreens: 616-895-2200

6840 Lake Michigan Dr, Allendale, MI 49401

Family Fare: 616-895-6665

6370 Lake Michigan Dr, Allendale, MI 49401

How would my child receive services after hours?

 *If you have an urgent need, please seek immediate care by calling 911 or visiting the nearest emergency room.

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