OCR865: Research Billing in Epic


This course will provide an overview of the research billing functionality currently available in the Epic electronic medical record system.

Target Audience:  All UF personnel who are responsible for reviewing research billing charges in Epic and/or paying for study-funded UF Health patient services

Prerequisite: OCR820: Human Subjects Clinical Research Billing Risks

Learning Objectives: As a result of participation in this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the Research Billing Office’s mission and understand its role in the collaboration necessary for compliant research billing.
  • Describe the information that is received through the Epic-OnCore interfaces and how it impacts Epic research billing workflows.
  • Utilize Epic Research Timeline Management, Encounter Linking, and Order Linking to ensure research charges are associated to the correct study and billing plan.
  • Run Epic Research Billing Review reports in the Research Home Dashboard to find research charges that are waiting for study team review.
  • Discuss the different Epic research billing designations.
  • Identify study-related Epic charges during billing review and if needed, perform Research Corrections to ensure the charges will be routed to the correct payor.
  • Review UF Health Research Statements.
  • Use the Research Study – Transaction History to review each study’s financial guarantor account information.

Duration: 2 Hours

Modality:  Live

  • This live course is being offered through Zoom as a virtual class until further notice
  • Once you register, you will receive an automatic email confirmation
  • On the scheduled class date, you will receive an email from the instructor that will include the Zoom link and other information

To Register for this Course:

  1. Click on this link to access the registration page in the myTraining system.
  2. Click the blue [REGISTER] button in the upper right corner – all upcoming sessions will be listed.
  3. Find the session you wish to register for and click the blue [ADD] button.
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  5. Note: If you are unable to register through myTraining, please contact OCR-Training@ahc.ufl.edu.