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DNA Cancer Testing Made Easy. Results You Can Understand.


BUCAL SWAB PROGRAM
  • Cancer genetics (CGX) testing.
  • Medical necessity for the test is easily defined (personal history or family history).
  • Tests may be covered by Medicare Part B.
  • Commercial insurers will not be included at this time.
  • Test results are delivered directly to the attending physician.

SIMPLE PRACTICE INTAKE


  1. The physician will complete their practice profile including the registration form for the clinical group or an individual doctor and forwards to the support team who keep the original within a manual file.
  2. Physician then identifies proper administrative coordinator on his/her staff.
  3. Support team reviews procedures with doctor and staff member for completion of patient consent and requisition forms.
  4.  We supply the launch kit forms, swab kits, procedure documentation and support introduction.
  5.  Doctor begins swabbing procedures with patients.

*Continual process evaluation and review to maximize effectiveness and patient satisfaction with formal reviews every 30 days.

PATIENT ASSESSMENT

LAB REQUISITION & SWAB


  • For each patient, the physician and patient complete:
    • Hereditary Cancer Risk Assessment Test Requisition form (Requisition)
    • Consent for Hereditary Cancer Genetic Testing form (Consent)
  • Physician completes the swabbing procedure with the patient and holds swab for support approval to send to lab.
  • Physician sends the requisition form to support for verification and QC of coding. Doctor holds the consent form in his/her office.
  • Once support completes verification and QC of Requisition, support notifies physician to send the swab package and requisition to the lab for processing.
  • Lab processes swab in 21 days and notifies physician’s office of results.
  • Doctor reviews results with patient and makes suggestions (if necessary) on any specific treatment or medication.
If  the doctor is not able to meet patient in office, but wants patient to have the swabbing procedure completed:
  • Physician notifies Support that they would like an “in-home” procedure for the patient and provides contact information.
  • Support notifies in-home phlebotomist of appointment with patient.
  • Phlebotomist visits patient at their home and completes the Requisition, the Consent, and completes the swabbing procedure.
  • Phlebotomist sends the Requisition form to Support for verification and QC of coding. Phlebotomist holds the Consent form in his/her office.
  • Once Support completes verification and QC of Requisition, Support notifies phlebotomist to send the Swab package and Requisition to the lab for processing.
  • Lab processes swab in 21 days and notifies physician’s s office of results.
  • Physician reviews results with patient and makes suggestions (if necessary) on any specific treatment or medication.
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