HI 00601.210 Medical Services of an Intern or Resident-in-Training

The medical services of an intern or resident-in-training under an approved teaching program of a hospital with which the facility has in effect the required transfer agreement are covered under hospital insurance.

An “approved teaching program” means a program approved by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association or, in the case of an osteopathic hospital, approved by the Committee on Hospitals of the Bureau of Professional Education of the American Osteopathic Association. In the case of services of an intern or resident-in-training in the field of dentistry in a hospital or osteopathic hospital, the teaching program must have the approval of the Council on Dental Education of the American Dental Association. Similarly, effective with accounting periods beginning after 12/31/72, the services of interns and residents-in-training in the field of podiatry under a teaching program approved by the Council on Podiatry Education of the American Podiatry Association are covered.

The medical and surgical services furnished to the facility's patients by interns and residents-in-training of a hospital with which the facility has a transfer agreement are covered under medical insurance if the services are not covered under hospital insurance.


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HI 00601.210 - Medical Services of an Intern or Resident-in-Training - 09/15/1989
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:09/15/1989