FAQ – COVID-19 Testing

How do I book a testing appointment?

Simply fill out the form HERE and our clinical coordinator will reach out to you to schedule your appointment.

What is the purpose of the antibody test?

Antibody tests can help reveal past exposure by detecting antibodies in the blood, which are produced in response to a specific infection like COVID-19.  Read more about COVID-19 on the CDC’s website.

What is the purpose of the nasal swab test?

The nasal swab test is performed to detect a current active infection.

Who administers the test?

One of our licensed clinicians will perform the test which involves either a nasal swab or a blood draw to collect the sample.

Which states do you perform testing in?

We provide testing in the following states: AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, IL, NV, NJ, NY, PA, UT , WA.

Which lab do you use for processing?

Primex Clinical Labs and LabCorp.

Do you accept health insurance?

The test collection is not covered by insurance, however the lab processing fee is 100% covered by most healthcare providers. You can find the list of healthcare providers in-network here.

Which COVID swab do you use?

The CDC no longer recommends the deep nasopharyngeal swab over the shorter anterior nasal swab for diagnosis, which is why labs such as LabCorp are now distributing the shorter anterior nasal swabs.

Are the tests FDA approved?

These tests are approved under the FDA Emergency Use Authorization program.

How long will it take to get results?

For lab tests, results can take up to 24-72 hours.

How can I check on my results?

For any questions regarding test results please email – [email protected]

Who will be administering the test?

Tests are performed by licensed nurses.

How accurate are the tests?

Swab Test – LabCorp does not provide data on the accuracy of the tests but has met testing criteria under the FDA’s emergency use authorization

Antibody (Blood Draw) – Our labs use Abbott testing. Abbott does not provide data on the accuracy of the tests but has met testing criteria under the FDA’s emergency use authorization.

What do I do if I test positive?

Please follow CDC Guidelines for any positive results. Concierge MD LA will also schedule you a phone consult with a medical provider to review results and provide additional guidance.

How does in-office testing for businesses work?

One of our nurses arrives at your business and sets up a testing area, usually in a private room where possible. There, they will administer the nasal swab and/or antibody test to each participating employee. After the results are collected, they are sent to the lab for analysis with results generally returning within 3 days.

Who can see the results of in-office testing for businesses?

Both the employee and employer can see the results of the test or tests performed. All employees who are tested sign a content form prior to the procedure.

What should I do if an employee tests positive?

If one of your employees tests positive after a nasal swab test, check the CDC’s latest recommendations for businesses.

What other services do you offer?

Concierge MD LA offers a wide array of services including Medical House Calls, Vitamin IV Therapy, NAD IV Therapy, Testosterone Therapy, Peptide Therapy, Lab Testing, Botox and much more!  Call us for more information.

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