FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What happens if my son / daughter does not have primary medical insurance?
If your son / daughter does not have primary medical insurance, the University of Maryland's secondary insurance policy will cover the expenses resulting from athletic related injuries and illnesses only. The University of Maryland's secondary insurance policy will not cover expenses resulting from non-athletic related injuries / illnesses.
What happens if my son's / daughter's primary medical insurance does not cover an athletic related injury / illness?
If your son's / daughter's primary medical insurance does not cover an athletic related injury / illness, University of Maryland's secondary insurance will cover the expenses.
Will my son / daughter have to miss class and/or practice to go to doctor's appointments?
No, University of Maryland's Team Physicians are available on-site six (6) days per week. Diagnostic testing centers and medical consultants grant our student-athletes preferred scheduling times and are willing to work around the student-athlete's academic and practice obligations at all times.
What on-site physician services are provided for University of Maryland student-athletes?
University of Maryland Student-Athletes are privileged to have the services of Team Physicians on-site six (6) days per week. The University of Maryland University Health Center and medical consultants are also available on-call as needed.
What special medical services will my son / daughter have access to?
As a University of Maryland student-athlete, your son / daughter will have access to chiropractic care, acupuncture, massage therapy, nutrition counseling, sports psychology, and other medical consultants upon the recommendation of a University of Maryland Team Physician.