Test Information & Changes

PCL Alverno November 2017 Test Bulletin - Important UHC information!
11/1/2017 10:46:18 AM

Effective today, UnitedHealthcare will require any physician who orders molecular or genetic testing to aquire a prior authorization before submitting the order to the performing laboratory.  

For your convenience, we have added links on our website to help you navigate the process.  It includes a list of previously ordered testing that now requires prior authorization.  If the test you would like to order is not listed on the form or in the BeaconLBS database, please contact us via email by clicking Client Service or by phone - 800-937-5521.  

Urine Creatinine                           
Effective immediately, all orders for random urine protein or electrolytes will include urine creatinine.  Creatinine is a useful tool when used in conjunction with other findings to evaluate kidney function.