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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Emergency Medicine:

Yes You Can Bill Emergency Services for Patients in Custody

Know your rights when submitting claims to Medicare patients brought in by law enforcement personnel CMS recently released clarifying language on Medicare claims for patients in the custody of law enforcement. While this is presumably intended to just be a clarification of existing CMS policy, the description of “prisoner” seems quite broad. With the exclusions of those actually “imprisoned” in [...]