Are routine laboratory tests covered under the CDHP, LD or EPO?
Routine lab tests associated with wellness services as defined by the CDC are covered under the wellness benefit if performed at a free-standing laboratory facility. Lab tests not associated with...Read more
Is there a cost difference between using an outpatient lab at a hospital versus a free-standing lab such as LabCorp or Quest?
Generally, hospitals charge substantially more for these services than stand alone laboratories. Some physicians may refer a patient to the hospital for lab testing; however, to reduce out-of-pocket costs the...Read more