U.S. Bio-Chem Medical Services

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Why are your prices so affordable?

A: Our services are designed for people who pay for their own health care.

We are not here to cater to the insurance companies. Not to mention, we have more than 60 years in our relationship with the laboratories.

Q: Do I need a doctor’s order or prescription for blood testing?

A: No, not at all!

Q: Should I fast before my testing?

A: It depends on your particular test.

It is recommended that you fast and avoid liquids and food for a minimum of 10 hours when testing for: glucose, cholesterol, and triglycerides. But do make sure that you drink plenty of water in order to remain hydrated.

Q: Will Medicare reimburse me?

A: Direct access testing is not reimbursable by Medicare.

Q: I feel fantastic! Why should I get tested?

A: Many serious medical conditions can exist for up to two years without any noticeable symptoms. Early detection and saving lives is what we are here to do.

Q: I’ve been promiscuous or I suspect/know that my partner has been promiscuous. I’d like to be tested for any STD’s but worry about my privacy.

A: We will guard and protect your privacy to the fullest. We are required by law to do so.

Q: Can you test for synthetic marijuana or other synthetic drugs?

A: Yes.

Q: Which drugs do you test for?

A: Amphetamines, Cocaine, Barbiturates, Opiates, Benzodiazepines, Cannabinoids (Marijauana), PCP, Propoxyphene, Methadone  (Are just a few of the 182 Drug metabolites that we are capable of testing.)

Q: I’m not completely sure which of these tests that I need to order. Can you walk me through the check-out process?

A: Absolutely! Just call us. That’s what we are here for!

Phone: 504-455-6000