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    Here's the Problem,


    I got Dr. Johns request for some lab work. How do I walk into another Dr's. office and ask him to run this work for me?
    When he ask me what it's for, and I tell him it's for my Libido, he will want to run his own lab test! Then I tell him; I already have a Dr. he will probibally ask why don't my Dr. run the test?

    Maybe I could copy Dr. Johns request and leave his name off. Then when the Indo. ask what it's for, I will tell him: it's personal! I don't think that will work!

    I could just be very up front with him and tell him exactly what I am doing, and if he says no, I will just pay him for his office visit, and leave. Even though it's small (my co-pay), I hate wasting money.

    Have any of you Guys ran upon this situation? How did you handle it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Charlie View Post
    I got Dr. Johns request for some lab work. How do I walk into another Dr's. office and ask him to run this work for me?
    When he ask me what it's for, and I tell him it's for my Libido, he will want to run his own lab test! Then I tell him; I already have a Dr. he will probibally ask why don't my Dr. run the test?

    Maybe I could copy Dr. Johns request and leave his name off. Then when the Indo. ask what it's for, I will tell him: it's personal! I don't think that will work!

    I could just be very up front with him and tell him exactly what I am doing, and if he says no, I will just pay him for his office visit, and leave. Even though it's small (my co-pay), I hate wasting money.

    Have any of you Guys ran upon this situation? How did you handle it?
    I got Dr. Johns request for some lab work.
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    Why are you involving another doctor.
    Go to nearest Quest Diagnostics with the script that you have got from Dr John, they will do the test for you.

    To find out nearest lab use this link.
    Quest Diagnostics: Patient Service Centers

    Next time you contact Dr John, ask him to give you all directions in writting otherwise you will forget most of what hi wants you to do.
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    Why are you involving another doctor.
    Go to nearest Quest Diagnostics with the script that you have got from Dr John, they will do the test for you.

    I am trying to get my Lab Work done through a Dr. that subscribes to my Medical Insurance Program. That way I can save several hundred dollars.

    I am not rich, and I have a family to support.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Charlie View Post
    Why are you involving another doctor.
    Go to nearest Quest Diagnostics with the script that you have got from Dr John, they will do the test for you.

    I am trying to get my Lab Work done through a Dr. that subscribes to my Medical Insurance Program. That way I can save several hundred dollars.

    I am not rich, and I have a family to support.
    I do not know how your insurance works.
    But just in case, either with Dr Johns script or new script from another doctor, money is in ICD-9 codes.


    Check on that in my post where I list my recomended testing.
    Bottom part of post #44:
    Jan's BloodTest April13/2007

    I had the whole list done in April 2007, fully paid thanks to Medicare, I am 67 yo.

    Usually any other insurance is better.

    On a bill I seen $3500 for the whole test.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JanSz View Post
    I do not know how your insurance works.
    But just in case, either with Dr Johns script or new script from another doctor, money is in ICD-9 codes.


    Check on that in my post where I list my recomended testing.
    Bottom part of post #44:
    Jan's BloodTest April13/2007

    I had the whole list done in April 2007, fully paid thanks to Medicare, I am 67 yo.

    Usually any other insurance is better.

    On a bill I seen $3500 for the whole test.
    I can not find where you posted 5/13/07 #44. ?

    I know nothing about ICD-9 codes ?

    $3500 is simply out of the consideration in my case.
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    I did find your post, all I had to do was click on the link you provided.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Charlie View Post
    I can not find where you posted 5/13/07 #44. ?

    I know nothing about ICD-9 codes ?

    $3500 is simply out of the consideration in my case.
    Use the link I gave you, then go to post #44.

    I repeat, I got a very complex test worth $3500,
    I paid nothing, my Medicare paid for the whole thing.

    You better learn about ICD-9 codes.
    It is a series of numbers that you doctor have to put on script.
    Those numbers describe diagnosis or possible diagnosis of your problem.

    Many doctors are not carefull about this part of their job.

    Without those numbers insurance company will send the bill to you rather than pay for the job themselves.
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    AWWWRIIIIGHT !!!!
    I told Good Old Dr. Patel exactly what I wanted, and his nurse said, they would do it.

    My Lab Work will be taken care of, and I will send a copy to
    Dr. John

    Thank you, United Health Care,
    Thank you Dr. Patel
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    Quote Originally Posted by Charlie View Post
    AWWWRIIIIGHT !!!!
    I told Good Old Dr. Patel exactly what I wanted, and his nurse said, they would do it.

    My Lab Work will be taken care of, and I will send a copy to
    Dr. John

    Thank you, United Health Care,
    Thank you Dr. Patel
    If you wish, post your results here when you get them.
    Name, number, units, ranges.

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    Dr. Patel
    must be indian.

    My GP is indian. I and family use him since 1976.
    Very good person, ofered house calls to my mother.
    Charitable, when hi senses person in financial troube, makes it easy on him.
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    With all this, on TRT he newer got farther than script for my Androgel and blood tests, any that I want.
  

  
 

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