• All referral laboratories and/or facilities that choose this billing option will automatically be entered into our billing data system as an established account. (Please be advised:  All invoices reflecting a greater than 90-day balance, testing of sample will not be initiated until account balances are resolved. Your laboratory will be notified when such action is taken.)
  • Invoices are generated after each test is completed, unless otherwise requested by the client. We have a 30-day remittance policy from the date of the invoice for receiving payments.  If a purchase order number is necessary to ensure timely payment, please provide us with that information at the time of sample submission.
  • We DO NOT offer discounts.  Any price adjustments are arranged, directly, by the Molecular Director.
  • A completed test requisition form with the “institution section” clearly marked/stamped is necessary in order for testing of sample to be initiated.
  • To establish an institutional account, please contact Venessa Gamboa at 312-213-5441.
  • A completed test requisition form with the “self-pay section” clearly marked is necessary in order for testing of sample to be initiated.
  • This section must include the mailing address where an invoice should be sent.
  • The University of Chicago Genetics Services Laboratories accepts most insurance plans, with the exception of Illinois and out-of-state Medicaid. However, 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. 
  • Prices listed on our website are applicable for institutional billing options only. Please contact us for prices for testing billed to insurance (for tests where insurance billing is available).
  • All paperwork and required authorization(s) must be submitted at the time of sample submission. Testing of sample will not be initiated, if the following information is not received:
    • Indication(s) and/or appropriate ICD-10 codes ARE REQUIRED for billing and results interpretation purposes
    • Completed Genetics Services Laboratories Requisition with patient signature
    • Guarantor’s date of birth
    • A legible photocopy (front & back) of patient’s insurance card
    • Authorization letter and/or number (if applicable)
  • A listing of our CONTRACTED insurance plans can be found at http://www.uchospitals.edu/billing/managed-care.html
  • Our Tax Identification Number (Tax ID#) is 36-3488183, and our National Provider Identification (NPI#): 1508956509