Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO Lab Guidelines
Quest Diagnostics, Inc., Clinical Pathology Laboratory (CPL) and Lab Corp, Inc. are the preferred outpatient clinical reference laboratory providers for Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO members.
Note:This arrangement excludes lab services provided during emergency room visits, inpatient admissions and outpatient day surgeries (hospital and free standing ambulatory surgery centers).
For locations or questions contact:
- Quest Diagnostics at 888-277-8772 or visit their website at www.questdiagnostics.com/patient
- CPL at 800-595-1275 or visit their website at www.cpllabs.com
- Lab Corp at 800-845-6167 or visit their website at www.labcorp.com
As previously indicated, if lab services are performed at the participating physician's or other professional provider's office, the physician or professional provider may bill for the lab services. However, if the physician's or other professional provider's office sends the lab specimens to a contracted lab for completion, only the contracted lab can bill Blue Cross Medicare Advantage (PPO) for the lab services.