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Summary of payment program

Billing

Effective July 1, 2018, under Idaho Code § 72-1019(2), an adult victim’s private insurance should not be billed for a sexual assault forensic examination. 

 

Payment

Idaho Crime Victims Compensation Program Adult Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations applies to sexual assault forensic examinations for adults only (age 18+).

The Idaho Crime Victims Compensation Program (CVCP) will pay for those examinations without requiring private insurance to be billed. This statutory change applies to dates of service on or after July 1, 2018. 

Payments by all federal or federally-financed third parties (e.g. Medicaid, Medicare) shall continue to be required prior to CVCP payment.

This change applies only to adult (age 18+) examinations. Sexual assault forensic examinations for child victims will continue to require payment by both private insurance and federal programs, when applicable.

 

Reimbursement will be made only when the following conditions are met: 

  • The crime was committed in Idaho.
  • The sexual assault examination was performed at a licensed medical facility and by a practitioner who has been trained to gather the forensic evidence.
  • The Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Reimbursement form (PDF)must be signed by the victim, parent, or legal guardian of a minor victim.
  • Adult (age 18 years and over): For examinations on or after July 1, 2018, private insurance should not be billed for the sexual assault forensic examination.  Payments by all federal or federally-financed third parties (e.g. Medicaid, Medicare, VA Benefits) shall continue to be required prior to CVCP payment.
  • Minor (age 17 and under): All third-party payment sources must pay prior to the CVCP payment. Examples of these sources include: private health insurance, Medicaid, Indian Health Services, VA Benefits, and any other source that provides payment for medical services.
  • Billing documentation requirements can be found here. 
  • Sexual Assault Examinations will be reimbursed based on rates established under the CVCP Medical Fee Schedule.
  • Victims should not be billed for the cost of the exam.

Mail Completed Application To:

CRIME VICTIMS COMPENSATION PROGRAM

P.O. BOX 83720

BOISE, ID 83720-0041

 

If you need help or would like a brochure, please call

(208) 334-6080 or (800) 950-2110 x-6080

Fax: 208-332-7559

 

Idaho Crime Victims Compensation Application | Spanish

 

Coordination with healthcare

 

Sexual Assault Services Program (SASP) provides funds for intervention, advocacy, accompaniment, support services and related assistance for adults, youth, and children who are exposed to or collaterally affected by sexual assault. 

Currently, eleven community-based domestic and sexual violence programs across the state of Idaho have received funding from the State Formula SASP grant to expand their capacity to provide compassionate support to those exposed to sexual assault.

Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner (SAFE): A SAFE may be a physician, nurse practitioner, physician’s assistant or registered nurse who is specially trained to provide comprehensive examination and care to sexual assault victims.

 

Other Information

Idaho Sexual Assault Kit Tracking

 

Victims of sexual assault can view the history and current status of their sexual assault evidence kit by entering the sexual assault evidence kit tracking # in the “serial number” box above (top right) and clicking the adjacent search button with the magnifying glass icon.

Authorized medical, law enforcement, county prosecutor, and lab personnel should select “Login” and enter their unique Username and Password to manage the status of sexual assault evidence kits under the jurisdiction of their agency (top right of Idaho's kit tracking webpage).

 

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