We understand the difficulties associated with healthcare reimbursements, so we would like to help our clients navigate our billing processes and procedures with ease and clarity. Please continue to read on and learn about each billing option in detail. A list of CPT codes, prices and turnaround times can be found on our quick guide to tests, prices and CPT codes document.
Institutional/Entity Billing Option
Institutional billing is available for all referral laboratories, facilities and institutions. All referral laboratories and/or facilities that choose this billing option will automatically be entered into our billing data system as an established account. A completed test requisition form with the “institution section” clearly marked/stamped is necessary in order for testing of sample to be initiated.
We offer self-pay options, including wire transfers and payment by credit card. For credit card payments a credit card authorization form is required. A completed test requisition form with the “self-pay section” clearly marked is necessary in order for testing of sample to be initiated.
The University of Chicago Genetics Services Laboratories accepts most insurance plans, with the exception of Illinois and out-of-state Medicaid, for a subset of our test menu. Direct insurance billing is not offered for all of our tests, please consult our "quick guide to tests, prices and CPT codes" or contact us for more details. For samples being billed to a patients insurance, all paperwork and required authorization(s) must be submitted at the time of sample submission.