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PCL Alverno/Professional Clinical Laboratories Billing FAQs

Why have I received a bill from Professional Clinical Laboratories (PCL Alverno)?

PCL Alverno received demographic information from your ordering physician for your laboratory services. For further information about the specific nature of your billing, please contact Billing Services at 815-937-2190 or 877-937-2190.

Who do I speak with to obtain, or answer questions, on my laboratory results?

The laboratory report is sent to the ordering physician. Please contact the ordering physician office with any questions related to your test results.

How long will it take before my insurance company processes my claim?

Please allow your insurance company 4 to 6 weeks to process your claim. If your insurance claim has not processed in this timeframe, please contact them directly for assistance.

How can I find out if my insurance company has paid this claim?

Your monthly statement from Professional Clinical Laboratories (PCL Alverno) will indicate if we have received an insurance response.

Why didn’t my insurance pay this claim?

Your insurance carrier provides an Explanation of Benefits (EOB) to you that explains in detail your laboratory services. If you need further assistance determining the reason(s) why your insurance company did not pay a service, please contact them directly.

Why have I been asked to sign an ABN (Advanced Beneficiary Notice)?

Please click here to find information from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

FOR BILLING QUESTIONS, PLEASE CALL US AT 877-937-2190