Fee Schedules

Effective Date: January 1, 2018

The Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office Fee Schedule is set by Commissioners Court. Any revisions must be approved by Commissioners Court before they can be implemented.

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  1. Medical Examiner's Office

    Mailing Address
    7337 Louis Pasteur Drive
    San Antonio, TX 78229

Medical Examiner's Fee Schedule

CodeAdministrative Fees (Analysis/Examination/Service Charge)Fee
1001Reports (Autopsy & Toxicology in accordance with HS Title 8, Chapter 671.013 ©(1))$25.00
1002Certified Reports$35.00
1003Certification of Documents (Affidavits)$10.00
1004Notarization of Documents$10.00
1005Insurance/Physician Statement, including Autopsy Report$45.00
1006Copy Charge per Page10¢
1013Cremation Certificates$25.00
1014Evidence Shipping Fees (includes processing)$50.00
1015Subpoena Fees$1.00


CodeAutopsy Services (Analysis/Examination/Service)Fee
1101Out-of-County (OOC) Complete Autopsy$2,500.00
1102Out-of-County Complicated Cases (as determined by Chief Medical Examiner)$3,000.00
1103Out-of-County External Examination or Partial Autopsy$1,250.00
1105Storage Fee - Regular decedents per day
(after 24 hours of notification that case is ready or cases brought in for storage only; 48 hours for OOC case)
$50.00
1106Microscopic Slides (each)$20.00
1107Storage Fee - Decomposed decedents per day
(after 24 hours of notification that case is ready or cases brought in for storage only; 48 hours for OOC case)
$100.00


CodeTestimony/Professional Time (Analysis/Examination/Service)Fee
2001Physicians and Chief Toxicologist testimony, waiting or deposition per hour (min. of two (2) hours)$500.00
2002Toxicology Chemist testimony, waiting or deposition per hour (min. of two (2) hours)$300.00
2003Investigators testimony, waiting, deposition or travel per hour$150.00
2004Custodian of Records or other staff testimony, waiting, deposition or travel per hour$100.00
2005Travel time for Physicians, Chief Toxicologist and Toxicology Chemists per hour$250.00


Toxicology Laboratory Fee Schedule

Code
Postmortem Toxicology (Analysis/Examination/Service)
Fee
3001
Alcohols or Alcohols, confirmation
$75.00
3002
Volatiles
$100.00
3003
Acid/Neutral (GC) or Acid/Neutral, Confirmation (GC)
$100.00
3004
Alkaline (GC) or Alkaline, Confirmation (GC)
$150.00
3005
Cocaine with Metabolites
$150.00
3006
Opiates/Opioids
$150.00
3007
Cocaine/Opiates with Metabolites (GC)
$150.00
3008
Cannabinoids (GC) or Cannabinoids, Confirmation (GC)
$150.00
3009
Benzodiazepines (LC)
$180.00
3010
Carbon Monoxide
$50.00
3011
Tissue Carbon Monoxide
$100.00
3012
Cyanide Qualitative
$40.00
3013
Drug Screen (LC)
$200.00
3014
Metals Qualitative (Reinsch)
$90.00
3015
Miscellaneous Testing Level 1
$40.00
3016
Miscellaneous Testing Level 2
$50.00
3017
Miscellaneous Testing Level 3
$75.00
3018
Miscellaneous Testing Level 4
$100.00
3019
Miscellaneous Testing Level 5
$150.00
2030
Miscellaneous Testing Level 6
$200.00
3021
Immunoassay per test
$30.00
3022
Electrolytes (SMA6)
$45.00


Code
Toxicology Receiving
Fee
4001
Case Registration
$20.00