Autopsy Cost Reimbursements

Contacts:
Donna Harrington/OST
Phone: 360.902.8961
FAX: 360.704.5159
E-mail: donna.harrington@tre.wa.gov
Greg Sandstrom/Kitsap County Coroner
Phone: 360.337.5602 (approval of reimbursement requests)
FAX: 360.337.4942
E-mail: gsandstr@co.kitsap.wa.us

Authority:
RCW 68.50.104

Distribution:
To counties.

Frequency:
February & August & other times as needed.

Description:
Reimbursement of cost of autopsies conducted at county expenses as follows:

  1. Up to 40 percent of the cost of contracting for the services of a pathologist to perform an autopsy.
  2. Up to 25 percent of the salary of pathologists who are primarily engaged in performing autopsies and who are county medical examiners or employees of examiners.
  3. Child autopsies under the age of three years are reimbursed at 100%.

 

BARS Code:
336.06.92