What happens when your doctor orders a test?

  • During your visit, your doctor decides that further testing is needed. What happens next?
  • We contact your insurance company and get authorization to schedule the test.
  • Due to insurance company policies and procedures, approval can take 1-30 days to receive approval.
  • In many instances, the notes from your visit are required to gain approval for tests. This may take 24-48 hours after your visit to allow the doctor to dictate his notes and have them transcribed.
  • Once we have an authorization number – we schedule with the facility.
  • We then contact you with the date, time, and place of the test.
  • We will also make your follow-up appointment with your doctor to discuss the test results unless other follow-up has been arranged with the physician.
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