Insurance Money Could Boost District Revenue

Posted: May 12, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

BENTONVILLE -- A proposal to bill student-athletes' insurance providers for services they get from athletic trainers could raise more than $100,000 per year for the School District, but would cost families nothing, officials said.

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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