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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:

T. RADIOLOGY - NOT COVERED

Diagnostic x-rays unless ordered by a physician or mid-level provider with clinical findings indicating medical necessity, or for purposes of infectious disease screening

Hyperthermia

Mammography, unless ordered by a physician or mid-level provider for documented clinical findings indicating suspicion of malignancy, or unless the detainee is 40 years of age and has been in the uninterrupted custody of the USMS for greater than 12 months

Injection procedure, hysterosalpingography

   

 
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