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FY 2015 Fee Schedule
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FY 2015 Fee Schedule


Office of Medical Examiner and Trauma Services
Fees and Other Charges
October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015

Certain fees and/or charges are associated with each section of the Office of Medical Examiner and Trauma Services based upon services rendered.

37.61 - Toxicology Testing
a. Toxicology Testing Fees:
Volatile Screen I by HSGC/FID $44.59
Volatile Screen II by HSGC/FID
$50.17
Enzyme Linked ImmunoSorbent Assay (ELISA) 7 Drug Panel
$78.04
Acid, Basic, and Neutral (ABN) Drug Confirmation and Quanitification by GM/MC  $245.26
Blood Salicylate Screen and Confirmation by UV/Vis $55.74
Blood Carbon Monoxide Screen by CO-Oximeter $27.87
Blood Carbon Monoxide Confirmation by UV/Vis  $55.74
Blood Cyanide Screen by Cyanotesmo Paper $27.87
Blood Cyanide Quantification and Confirmation by UV/Vis $55.74
Blood Hydromorphone and Morphine Confirmation and Quantification by GC/MS  $200.67
Gamma-Hydroxybutyric Acid (GHB) Confirmation and Quantification by GC/MS $200.67
Urine Immunoassay (IA) 10 drug Panel $44.59
Urine Basic Drug Screen by GC/MS $156.08
Urine Cannabinoid Confirmation by TLC $72.46
Urine Salicylate Screen $11.15
Urine Salicylate Confirmation by UV/Vis $55.74
Acid, Basic, and Neutral (ABN) Drug Screen by GC/MC $200.67

37.62 - Consultation and Testimony Fee Schedule
a. Forensic pathology and toxicology consultation, expert testimony, and associated fees for State Attorneys, Public Defenders, court-appointed attorneys, and indigent pro se individuals shall be as established by the Legislature for due process providers.
b. Forensic pathology and toxicology consultation, expert testimony, and associated fees for other attorneys shall be as follows:

1. District Medical Examiner, Associate Medical Examiner, and Toxicology Laboratory Director:

a. Court time, deposition time. Conference and phone conference time ("Court Time") $309/hr. or $2,060/day
b. Review of records and preparation time $103/hr.
c. Wait or travel time to testify in court or at deposition (up to one (1) hour limit) $77.25/hr.
After one (1) hour, at the Court Time rate noted above in b.1.a.
2. Other Professional Staff (including Toxicologists, Investigators, Photographers, and Supervisors):
a. Court time, deposition time, conference and phone conference time ("Court Time") $154.50/hr. or $1,030/day     
b. Review of records and preparation time $77.25/hr.
c. Wait or travel time to testify in court or at deposition (up to one (1) hour limit) $51.50/hr.
After one (1) hour, at the Court time rate noted above in b.2.a.
3. Hourly rates for expert testimony services provided by the medical, toxicology, and other professional staff are billable to the nearest quarter of an hour.

37.63 - Cremation Approvals
Cremation Approvals $55.74.

37.64 - Disposition of Indigent Dead. (SEE LINK ON LEFT SIDE OF PAGE)

37.65 - certificate/License Application Processing Fees.
Application Processing Fee (COPCN Certificate or NEMTS License) $574.00.

37.66 - Certificate/License/Permit Fee.
a. COPCN Certificate/NEMTS License/Vehicle Permit Fee $287.00.
b. Vehicle Permit (ALS, BLS or NEMTS) each $58.00

 *Note: any questions regarding the above fees/charges, please call 954-357-5200 for assistance*