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.

Any requests for public information will be processed within ten (10) business days. Please submit your Request For Public Information form to the Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office, 7337 Louis Pasteur Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229-4565.

Medical Examiner's Fee Schedule

Code Administrative Fees (Analysis/Examination/Service Charge) Fee
1001 Reports (Autopsy & Toxicology in accordance with HS Title 8, Chapter 671.013 ©(1)) $25.00
1002 Certified Reports $35.00
1003 Certification of Documents (Affidavits) $10.00
1004 Notarization of Documents $10.00
1005 Insurance/Physician Statement, including Autopsy Report $45.00
1006 Copy Charge per Page $00.10
1013 Cremation Certificates $25.00
1014 Evidence Shipping Fees (includes processing) $50.00
1015 Subpoena Fees $1.00
Code Autopsy Services (Analysis/Examination/Service) Fee
1101 Out-of-County Complete Autopsy $2,500.00
1102 Out-of-County Complicated Cases (as determined by Chief Medical Examiner) $3,000.00
1103 Out-of-County External Examination or Partial Autopsy $1,250.00
1105 Storage 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
1106 Microscopic Slides (each) $20.00
1107 Storage 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
Code Testimony/Professional Time (Analysis/Examination/Service) Fee
2001 Physicians and Chief Toxicologist testimony, waiting or deposition per hour (min. of two (2) hours) $500.00
2002 Toxicology Chemist testimony, waiting or deposition per hour (min. of two (2) hours) $300.00
2003 Investigators testimony, waiting, deposition or travel per hour $150.00
2004 Custodian of Records or other staff testimony, waiting, deposition or travel per hour $100.00
2005 Travel 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
3020 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