RE-02 Third Party Reimbursement for AT Services in the Collegiate Setting

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Over the last few years, there has been a national movement for sports medicine departments to evaluate the opportunity of billing medical and rehabilitation services that are provided to collegiate student-athletes by licensed sports medicine professionals. There are several issues to be understood when determining whether to enter into a sports medicine model of billing student-athletes’ insurance carriers for medical services provided in the athletic training room.

As University and Sports Medicine budgets have tightened over the years, athletic trainers and administrators have pursued opportunities for revenue enhancement that have been either missed in the past or have become available due to sports medicine practice advancements. Traditionally athletic trainers have provided rehabilitation services to student-athletes as part of their contracted duties and scope of practice. Over the last few years, there has been a national movement for sports medicine departments to evaluate the opportunity of billing medical and rehabilitation services that are provided to collegiate student-athletes by licensed sports medicine professionals. There are several issues to be understood when determining whether to enter into a sports medicine model of billing student-athletes’ insurance carriers for medical services provided in the athletic training room.

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