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The University of Kentucky Clinical Research Support Office (CRSO) supports investigators and clinical research coordinators across campus to conduct clinical research. 

We review all clinical research studies to determine if a coverage analysis is needed and if the study is required to be tracked in the CTMS. 

In addition, we can provide fee-based regulatory, recruitment, and clinical trial financial management services to assist investigators and their teams in conducting clinical research.


Research Billing Integrity

Effective March 1, 2019, all clinical research studies and amendments must be submitted to the CRSO for coverage analysis prior to budget finalization. 
CCTS/CRSO Service Request Form »

The service request form for amendments can be fount at: Amendment Submission Form

The CRSO will provide a detailed coverage analysis (CA), which is required for all clinical trials that may generate billable charges. Preparing the CA involves first determining wheter or not a trial is qualifying. For qualifying studies, a detailed analysis of each procedure or service outlined in the protocol, will determine the potential for reimbursement from Medicare or Third-Party Insurance. The CRSO collaborates with investigators and study teams while preparing the CA so that the PI's expertise and insights are reflected in the final document.

In the case of a disputed coverage analysis, investigators should contact Vice Dean for Research, Dr. Geddes, at jgeddes@uky.edu to initiate the dispute resolution process.

Questions about the research billing Process?

Contact the CRSO at crso@l.uky.edu.

Helpful Links

UK centralization of coverage analysis townhall (PDF, 2.1 MB)

Research billing SharePoint forms »


Financial Management

The CRSO offers clinical trial financial management services for clinical research studies, including:

  • Pricing and budget development
  • Sponsor budget negotiations
  • Plan code and UK internal forms assistance
  • Sponsor invoicing
  • Payment tracking and reconciliation
  • Reporting and account monitoring
  • Patient stipend and reimbursement payments
  • OnCore budget data entry


Questions about the clinical trial financial management services?

Contact the CRSO at crso@l.uky.edu.

Helpful Links

College of Medicine Grant Submission SRAS »

Clinical Trial Agreement submission and execution OSPA »


Regulatory Support

In collaboration with our CCTS partners, the Regulatory Knowledge and Support Core integrates faculty, staff, and community expertise in bioethics, regulatory knowledge, and research integrity to provide investigators and study teams with a single point of access to the spectrum of ethical and regulatory requirements.

The core is comprised of highly trained regulatory specialists who can provide support to investigators that is tailored to their specific needs.

Find additional information and resources, or request these services »


Recruitment Support

In collaboration with our CCTS partners, Participant Recruitment Services (PRS) provides comprehensive recruitment support including consultations for recruitment planning, material development and approval, advertising, outreach, and educational opportunities. 

Find additional information and resources, or request these services »

 

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