|Athletic Training - Billing Information|
Costs generated by daily evaluations, treatments, and rehabilitation done in the athletic training room by certified athletic trainers or team physicians are not charged to the athlete. Additional expenses such as diagnostic studies (x-rays, MRI's), office visits, surgeries, and orthotic equipment will be billed to the primary insurance. The remaining balance will be sent in bill form to the athlete's permanent address. It is the responsibility of the athlete or the parents to submit the following to the athletic training room for bills generated by JHU athletic related injuries:
· A bill statement from the provider showing a balance due after insurance payment.
· An `Explanation of Benefits' from the insurance company displaying the provider's charge and amount covered by insurance.
The JHU Athletic Department is NOT responsible for:
Bills generated from services provided for injuries or illnesses originating from activities unrelated to Johns Hopkins University intercollegiate athletic participation.
Bills incurred by a student athlete who seeks outside medical attention without the knowledge and permission of the staff athletic trainer and team physician.
Bills incurred by a student athlete who is uninsured at the time of injury or when the service is provided.
**It is the Responsibility of the student athlete to make the athletic training department aware of any changes to their medical insurance. It is also the responsibility of the student athlete to submit any approved medical expenses to the athletic training department in a timely fashion. The athletic department will not be responsible for any late charges or consequences for bills not submitted in a timely fashion.**
For more information or clarification of the referral and billing process/policies, please contact your appropriate athletic trainer.