college admissions process

How to protect your child from a legal and medical point of view

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare to get the call that their child is in the hospital emergency room. But imagine how helpless you’d feel if your college-aged child is having a medical emergency and you’re denied access to their information? Save yourself the heartache now by making sure your student has named you as their Health-Care Proxy and signed a HIPAA authorization form. And, if your student is a college athlete, pay close attention to whether you want to keep your child on your insurance plan or purchase health insurance through the university.  Knowing now how to cover your student’s healthcare costs and needs will save you both time and money later. Here are some comprehensive articles to get you started:

 

Critical forms to sign before college

Insurance for college athletes