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What are the basic labs that primary care providers usually have drawn initially?


January 6th, 2022

Honestly you have to find out if the insurance covers for annual labs. If not then you should let your patient know that and find out what your facility or company charges for a CBC, CMP, lipid profile, and TSH. You could also use obesity as a payable diagnosis code for those labs or you could use family history as a payable diagnosis code.

January 5th, 2022

Depends on the issue and setting….. a lot of females also get hcg levels drawn if they are of child bearing age

January 3rd, 2022

cbc, cmp, lipid, thyroid, a1c, and crp

December 5th, 2021

Depends on what they are here for but usually a cbc (can do differential as well), liver function panel and basic metabolic panel. I work in pediatrics and if it’s an adolescent I would also add on a lipid panel and hemoglobin a1c if they haven’t had it done before.

November 15th, 2021

CBC. CMP. Lipid panel thyroid profile. Depending on gender PSA for males for females CA125 if any history of cancer