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Any labs that do home draw near Brandon, Florida?

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Anyone know of a lab that will come home to do my mom's labs? We live near Brandon Florida.

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Call a local Homecare Service and ask if they know of any facilities that do blood draws at homes. Qwest used to do it. Call primary doctor and see if he is able to order it from one of your local labs like Labcorp. Call an AL or NH to see who they use for blood draws. No matter what, you will need a Drs. orders.
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My parents were under Medicare and had homecare services (nurses came by regularly to take their vitals, etc..) Due to Medicare requirements, we had to bring them to the clinic by ambulance for their yearly visit to the doctor to continue the homecare services. In all those years, we always had to take them to the clinic for lab work. Last year, the nurse said it's very easy for her to do the lab at the house and take it back to the clinic. She wasn't authorized. We would have to bring dad in for the lab work.
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I’m assuming there is a good reason why your patient cant go in for lab work.
If your doctor will order home health AND the patient has original Medicare, home health nurses can draw blood, take it to the lab and then forward the results to the doctor. Medicare will pay. If your patient has one of the advantage plans this may not be available. I’m not familiar with the advantage plans.
The patient will have to meet requirements to have home health such as being home bound. Look on the Medicare website for home health and see if your patient qualifies. You can find a list of home health agencies on the Medicare website using the zip code. Call one and discuss your patients situation. They will usually be able to tell you if your patient qualifies and if they offer the service. Call more than one if you like to compare. Medicare rates the HH agencies online.
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I don't think you will find an answer to this question here. You need to get your mom to a doctor who can order her labs and have them done there. The days of house calls are over.
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