Coroner Reimbursement

  • Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Investigation Reporting Form (SUIDIRF)
    • Reimbursement: $100
    • Requirements:
      • Received by the Bureau of Family Health within 10 days of death
      • Completed within 24 hours of the infant death
      • Complete as possible with a narrative that describes incident (use narrative to explain any gaps in information)
      • Include death scene diagram, doll reenactment and photographs whenever possible
      • Reimbursements submitted after fiscal year ends will not be processed. 
  • Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Autopsy
    • Reimbursement: $500
    • Requirements:
      • Received by BFH within 75 days of death
      • Completed by a pathologist skilled in forensics
      • Follow standardized autopsy procedure
      • Includes external, internal, microscopic, toxicology and summary report
      • Reimbursements submitted after fiscal year ends will not be processed.                              
  • Submission: please submit in one of the following ways 
  • Please include a separate BFH reimbursement form for the SUIDIRF and autopsy and a W-9 form first time reimbursement requests.
  • Please make sure that all mail is marked confidential and all faxes have a cover letter.