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U.S. Marshals Service

Prisoner Health Care Standards

III. NON-AUTHORIZED MEDICAL INTERVENTIONS/PROCEDURES

The following medical interventions and procedures are not authorized for payment by the USMS, unless ordered by the court:

D. DIGESTIVE SYSTEM - NOT COVERED

Anterior gastropexy for hiatal hernia

Excision tonsil tags

Frenoplasty

Gastric bypass for morbid obesity

Gastroplasty for morbid obesity

Hemorrhoidal surgery, except when unresponsive to conservative treatment

Elective revision of colostomy

Vermilionectomy, with mucosal advancement

 
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