Hospital Outpatient Departments (Shands Ancillaries)

Follow Research Workflows

Review the Manage Study section of our website to learn about all of the research workflows that may apply to your study during the different timepoints of the study’s lifecycle.

Before Starting an Hospital Outpatient Study

Prior to starting your study in a UF Health Hospital GNV location,  you may be required to submit your study to various review committees to ensure that your study details are communicated to Shands staff and that research workflows are followed.  See Human Subjects Research Reviews for more details.

Procedure Coding Requests (PCR)

Procedure codes can be obtained either by the study team PRIOR to an OCR submission, or alternately, by the OCR CAB team AFTER submission to OCR.

If study team will be obtaining the procedure codes, study team should reach out to the Procedure Coding Request Contacts listed for the ancillary department in question.


  • Contact the OCR Coverage Analysis and Budget team via
  • You can also contact the service location directly. For a comprehensive list of UF Health Research Service Locations and associated contacts, see PCR Contacts (gatorlink login required).