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Emergency Department Coding & Reimbursement Alert

Services for Prisoners:

Avoid Getting Robbed On Payment for ED Services to Patients in Custody

Know your rights when submitting claims to Medicare patients brought in by law enforcement personnel It is not uncommon for EDs to provide care for patients that are in police custody, and it can be a real problem getting paid for those services. However, if the patient in question is covered by Medicare, it can be even more confusing. CMS [...]