New U.S. Bank Prepaid Debit Card Program for Research Participants

US Bank Prepaid Debit card.

Republished April 1, 2021

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U.S. Bank prepaid Debit Card Program for RF study participant payments is now available for researchers to use to pay their human subjects.

Overview

  • New program developed in collaboration with the Vice President for Research and Economic Development (VPRED), Sponsored Projects and Financial Management.
  • First research study to make study participant payments with US Bank prepaid debit cards launched November 2020.
  • Multiple new research studies currently in different phases of implementation.
  • U.S. Bank Debit Card Program to replace the ClinCardProgram and other payment methods for research study participants.

US Bank Focus Blue Card Program Advantages

  • Debit cards are provided by US Bank at zero cost to researchers or the university
  • Debit cards are reloadable with no cost to load funds multiple times on the same card
  • Cardholder registration simple and flexible, loading funds efficient and instant issued after released
  • Elimination of cash handling for researchers, study participants and administration
  • Reduces risk on distribution and reconciliation of RF study funds
  • Central administration program support

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