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Recent News

New 2022 Research Discount Rates

Please see the letter from Dr. Gail Daumit, Vice Dean for Clinical Investigation, with the notification of this year's research rates.

New! Research Participant Information Handout for Maryland Outpatient Facility Fee Notice

Provide this handout to your research participants when they have questions about their Maryland Outpatient Facility Fee Notice letters. 

New! Research Staff FAQs for Maryland Outpatient Facility Fee Notice

This FAQs document is intended to assist research teams answer research participants' questions about outpatient facility fee notice letters they will receive as part as this new Maryland law. 

New Tip Sheets! We have two new tip sheets to share with you:

Research Lab Orders in Epic & Billing explains the importance of linking lab orders to the research study and what happens when labs are drawn in error.

If you have any questions about how research fees work, this tip sheet is for you! Understanding Research Fees and Statements

Research Billing Buzz

Newsletter of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Office of Clinical Research Billing Compliance (CRBC)

Each month the CRBC shares with our stakeholders important and timely information related to our shared effort to ensure timely, compliant billing for research services.

Find the most recent issue and all past issues in this link and share with others.

Conduct of Clinical Research Policies

Conduct of Clinical Research section in the Hopkins Policy & Document Library - five new policies available now! 

Clinical Research Billing Compliance Resources

Signed Research Consent Forms in Epic

As of September 1st, 2020 CRBC is no longer uploading signed consent forms into Epic.  These resources will help you navigate this change:

Clinical Research Financial Clearance

Clinical Research Revenue Cycle

See the letter from the Vice Dean for Clinical Investigation  The Executive Committee for Clinical Research billing approved the new hospital billing discount rates for 2021

Clinical Research Management System (CRMS) Related Links & Material

Direct Study Billing Material

  • Entering a Budget # (Study I/O) in CRMS (.pdf)  - This document explains how to enter budget numbers is CRMS. Studies with a Prospective Reimbursement Analysis, PRA, are required to enter this information in CRMS.
  • Direct Study Billing Process FAQ - This document outlines how the Direct Study Billing Process supports timely invoicing of clinical services to research study budgets.

External Agency Clinical Research Billing Compliance Related Links

Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Medicine

epic@hopkins Clinical Research Related Links

Last updated May 12, 2022