LabsMD lab tests store

LabsMD logo According to LabsMD web site, they are the direct access testing program and provide their services of laboratory testing and information about person’s health directly.

Direct access testing or patient-requested testing allows saving time and money as patients do not require a lab order from a physician or insurance company. It means that patients can order tests without third parties on a convenient cash-and-carry basis.

Those individuals, who care about their health and monitor its condition to prevent disease and illness by their early detection, can use leading LabsMD technology and its quality to receive comprehensive, convenient and affordable service.

Another feature that saves time for customers is an ability to order tests online, as well as receive medical information and monitoring their orders. All the information sent to LabsMD and its customers is highly secured, so there is no need to worry about the safety of any personally identifiable information or test results.

LabsMD partners

LabsMD works with a lot of healthcare providers and institutions, including state and local health department and largest health corporations. Because of this cooperation, it is possible to provide both customers and healthcare providers with valuable information regarding health improvement. It leads not only to savings but also to a lower level of death or disability because of acute health conditions.

Another important partners of LabsMD are CLIA (The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988) Certified Laboratories. In collaboration with these laboratories, LabsMD is able to provide a quality results that can be reviewed through secure email system within 1-2 days after specimen collection.

LabsMD also provides its customers with an option that allows to help other people and show their care: gift certificates. To help another person with lab testing, customer needs to go to the website, put in payment information, email, and a name of the receiver.

Unfortunately, not everyone in the United States can use LabsMD. Residents of states of New Jersey, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New York are not able to use direct testing because of restriction by state law.

Why use LabsMD testing?

LabsMD pointed out next reasons to order lab test directly from their site:
  • To participate in patient’s healthcare; visit a doctor with test results and understanding of these results lead to more in-depth and focused discussion of specific health concerns

  • Early detection; when lab tests are done, patient has a chance to detect illness or disease in its early stage of developing, when treatment is not that complicated and expensive

  • Saving on insurance premiums; before a visit to the laboratory that is related to the insurance application, that is a good idea to check overall wellness and correct abnormalities. It will affect insurance premium and it will be lower

  • Establish “baseline”; with lab tests patient can establish some sort of “baseline” for health monitoring in the future and changing lifestyle according to tests results

  • Maintain an excellent health profile; all lab test ordered by healthcare providers become a part of the record of patient's health record. Some health conditions from medical record may and should be disclosed in certain circumstances (job change, application for insurance etc.) Excellent profile will be a great help in case of such sort of life events

  • Maintaining privacy; when customer orders lab test from LabsMD, all the information is secured and LabsMD states that only their customer and laboratory professionals will see test results, unless LabsMD is required by law to disclose test results

  • Clarify family history; lab test can help in confirming of inherited conditions. In case of confirmation, it’s easier to guide and modify corrective therapy for achieving the best result