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Research Billing Compliance

Tip for Epic Research Charge Reviews – Review Descriptions

When performing Epic Charge Reviews, be sure to review the descriptions of the services (in addition to CTP and EAP codes) when making bucketing determinations. These descriptions can help you verify that you are looking at the correct service(s) for your research participant.

New Epic Long-Term Follow-Up Status for Research Participants

A new Active – Long Term Follow Up research participant status has been developed in Epic. This status is expected to be used ONLY for research patients that are in long term follow-up and will no longer undergo any study-related billable procedures and/or observations. Epic Research Billing  Review is NOT…

Review Epic Research Order Results in Your InBasket

Don’t forget to check your Epic InBasket!   Study Teams can now review results for study-related orders from their Epic InBasket. When an order is research associated and resulted, an InBasket notification is sent to the Principal Investigator and all Study Coordinators listed on the Research Record in Epic as a CC’d…

New Epic Research Billing Review Guidance

Effective immediately: The existing guidance requiring the clinical research community to perform their Epic Research Billing Review (aka charge bucketing) within 7-days has changed.  The new guidance requires that these reviews occur every 72-hours.  The companion “Research Charges Awaiting Coordinator Review” reports have also increased in frequency to three-times per…