Participating network hospitals exhibited a highly variable level of research skill sets and scale by facility. Objective headed a long-term task force with key participants from representative sites. The output of the team was a set of research template policies agreed upon standards, to be deployed across the network that allowed for some site customization. The result was corporate policies to provide for Medicare Coverage Analysis support, Fair-Market Value contracts for participating physicians, and Claims system input/edit checks. These all together support Legal, Compliance and Revenue Cycle Departments.