OUTPATIENT SERVICE REQUIREMENTS:

Outpatients and individuals dropping off collected specimens must proceed to Registration before going to the Outpatient lab.

Laboratory testing requires a written order including the following information:

1. Patient’s name

2. Patient’s date of birth

3. Date tests ordered

4. Required tests

5. Provider’s signature

Drop-off  specimens must also include patient’s insurance and demographic info (in addition to the items listed above)

Oral orders must be followed within 48 hours by a written order with all the required information. Personnel receiving an oral request are required to repeat back the entire order.

Standing lab orders expire in 6 months and a new standing order must be submitted if your provider wishes to continue testing.