COVID-19 Testing FAQ
How much does it cost?
Insured Patients: We are currently accepting most major insurances (including workers’ compensation) for the COVID-19 PCR test. The COVID-19 PCR test should be covered by your insurance. This is the test that is sent out to a lab to get analyzed. Urgent care visits and virtual visits will be billed through insurance.* *Payment must be collected at the time of services for copay and high deductible plans.
Uninsured/Self Pay Patients: For uninsured and self-pay patients we offer reduced pricing.
- COVID-19 PCR Swab: $95
- IgG Antibody Blood Draw: $55
- Urgent Care Virtual Visit: $130
Advanced Urgent Care & Occupational Medicine does not charge or invoice self-pay patients for the COVID-19 nasal PCR swab, rather patients will be billed the $95 by the lab that processes the test.
Please Note: Insurance coverage of the IgG antibody test varies. The rapid COVID-19 Sofia Antigen test is currently not covered by insurance.
Is the COVID-19 test free?
Advanced Urgent Care & Occupational Medicine’s COVID-19 PCR testing is free to patients with insurance and we offer reduced pricing for self-pay patients. Although Governor Polis recently announced that testing will be free to everybody, the free testing he is referring to is only available at official government test sites.
Can I bring an order from my own doctor?
No. Unfortunately at this time we can not accept referrals from doctors outside of our organization. The order for the COVID-19 PCR nasal swab needs to come from one of our providers for the test to be covered at no cost to the patient.
Do I need an appointment?
Yes, but we offer same-day appointment availability! To be seen virtually by one of our providers, you can call our screening number at 303-558-0509 or sign up online by clicking HERE.
How long do results take to get back?
On average, results are taking 3-7 business days to be reported. However, this is not a guarantee and this timeline can be altered depending on a number of factors including, but not limited to, the external lab and testing supplies.
How can I get a copy of my lab results and work notes?
The best way to obtain these requested items is to sign up through our patient portal. As a second, but less efficient option, we can send you an encrypted email with lab results and a work note.
Where are your testing sites located?
You can receive the COVID-19 PCR nasal swab test at any of our 8 clinics 7 days a week, 8 am to 8 pm, by appointment.
You can receive the COVID-19 rapid test at 3 of our clinics 7 days a week, 8 am to 8 pm, by appointment.
The IgG antibody test is offered at all 8 of our clinics 7 days a week, 8 am to 8 pm, by appointment.
What protocol should I be following (at home) while waiting for my test results?
While waiting on your test results you should live under the assumption that you are, in fact, positive for COVID-19. This means isolating yourself from anyone in your house, avoid leaving home (consider online food shopping, delivery, etc.) wear a face mask, and regularly wash your hands. Isolating yourself while you wait for your test results will help reduce the spread of COVID-19 if you do, in fact, test positive.
If more than one person from my family has a virtual visit, can we be seen together?
Yes. If more than one person in your family needs to be seen, you do not have to schedule separate meetings with our provider.
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