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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:

H. HEARING - NOT COVERED

Excision of soft tissue lesion of the ear

Excision of exostosis

Hearing aids, including implanted bone conduction hearing aids, except in cases in which the detainee was taken into custody with hearing aids and they are broken while he or she is in custody. Then, only one replacement pair is authorized.

Hearing testing or screening, unless clinically indicated

 
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