Are the prices the total cost?
Yes. There are no draw fees and the fee listed is your total cost. Any exceptions are noted with that specific test.
Can a company or group offer our tests as a benefit?
Yes. Negotiated discounts are available. Please contact us for more information.
Why should I get tested?
A lab test may help to identify a potential health problem or help you monitor a known problem. Some clients use testing more for optimizing health. Many doctors won’t order these “health optimization” tests for you.
Do I need to see my doctor to get tested?
No. You may use us to order a lab test without consulting your doctor. We do, however, recommend that you share the lab results with your healthcare professional.
Is this covered by my insurance?
No. We do not file insurance claims.
Who gets tested?
Adults, Teens, Children. Those who are uninsured. Anyone who needs frequent testing for the same condition. Companies who wish to screen their employees for illegal substances or set up wellness programs. People who like to keep their test results confidential. People who want tests their doctor won’t order for them.
Does Medicare cover this?
No, Medicare does not cover this.
Do I need an appointment?
No. An appointment is not required, though they are encouraged.
Should I eat or not eat before the tests?
Please contact us to find out about fasting requirements. Some tests do require fasting.
When will I receive the results?
We will mail, fax, or email most results within 24-72 hours after your blood is drawn for serum tests. If you would like to pick up your test results in person we will call when they are ready. Some tests take a week or more, so please ask if you’re not sure.
Are the results confidential?
Yes. We respect your privacy and maintain confidentiality. You are the only one who receives the results unless you specifically direct us otherwise, or unless required by law.
Will I be able to understand the test results?
Test results generally have a reference range of what is considered “normal,” alongside your results. You should consult with your personal physician regarding interpretation of your test results. If you do not have one we our physician can make suggestions as to who you should see.
How reliable are the results?
We use only leading national CLIA approved laboratories.
Will my doctor see the results or receive a copy?
We deal directly with you and provide the results to you and/or whomever you choose.
What if I receive an abnormal value?
Abnormalities do not necessarily mean you have an illness or disease. We strongly recommend you discuss the results with your medical professional.
Who can I contact about abnormal results?
Questions regarding abnormal results should be discussed with your medical professional.