Bentonville School District Withdraws Insurance Idea

Posted: July 15, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

BENTONVILLE -- The School District has decided to back off a proposal to bill insurance companies for the medical services its athletic trainers provide to students.

At A Glance

Athletic Trainers

Athletic trainers are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians. The services athletic trainers provide comprise prevention, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. Athletic trainers are recognized as highly qualified and skilled health care professionals defined by the Health Resources Services Administration and the Department of Health and Human Services. They have designated current procedural terminology codes and uniform billing codes.

Source: Bentonville School District

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