The FY23-24 fiscal year rates will continue to be reviewed on a quarterly basis and rates may fluctuate based on the Cost Accounting Standard guidelines. The following rates are effective July 1, 2023 (rates are subject to change prior to RFS approval):
|Equipment||Hourly Rate||Quarter Hour Rate||Additional Details|
|3T PRISMA Scanner||$535.00||$133.75||Tech Assistance|
|3T PRISMA Scanner||$452.00||$113.00||No Tech Assistance|
|3T PRISMA Scanner||$276.00||$69.00||After Hours & Without Assistance|
|3T PRISMA Scanner||$36.00||---||Sequence Development w/o Tech|
|7T BioSpec Scanner||$224.00||$56.00||Tech Assistance|
|7T BioSpec Scanner||$172.00||$43.00||No Tech Assistance|
|7T BioSpec Scanner||$104.00||$26.00||After Hours & Without Assistance|
|7T BioSpec Scanner||$24.00||---||Sequence Development w/o Tech|
|SKYSCAN MicroCT||$60.00||$15.00||Tech Assistance/Training|
|SKYSCAN MicroCT||$32.00||$8.00||No Tech Assistance|
|Clinical Specialty Rate||$1,555.00||Without Read|
With prior approval from the Director, MRI qualified UK faculty scientists or research associates with a completed "Approval for Independent Research Scanning" form on file may operate the scanners and thus qualify for the "No Tech Assistance" rate.
A 48-hour advance notice for all cancellations is requested. Failure to do so may result in being charged for the reserved time. Each cancellation will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Please see below for more information on the Cancellation Policy.
Research budgets for grant proposals being submitted for funding after June 30, 2024 should anticipate a rate of up to $625.00/hour on the 3T PRISMA system AND $300/hr on the 7T BioSpec. No Tech Asst is based on utilizing UK employed MR Technologists.
Our systems will continue to be available all day for research protocols. Our hours will be 8:00am till 4:30pm. If needed, we will adjust our hours to meet your needs. Please contact our technologist to start planning your scheduling needs on our system.
Priority Scanning Policy
- Critical Care and time sensitive research protocols (such as stroke studies)
- Funded projects
- Clinical scanning if needed to meet patient demand
- System updates and mainenance
- Protocol Development for new projects
- Training on system
The billing process will be handled as follows in regard to cancellations
|48+ hours notice||no charge|
|24-48 hours notice||50% charge|
|Less than 24 hours notice||100% charge|
Each cancellation will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
PI's with certified techs- if your tech should be out ill, you may contact our technologist for assistance in running your scheduled scan. However, we request a 2 hour notice and this is not a guarantee we will be available. Availability will depend on what we have scheduled on our systems and calendars.