Clinical laboratory tests

Clinical laboratory tests

Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance)

 covers 

Medically necessary

 clinical diagnostic laboratory services when your doctor or practitioner orders them.

Your costs in Original Medicare

You usually pay nothing for Medicare-approved covered clinical diagnostic laboratory services.

What it is

Laboratory tests include certain blood tests, urinalysis, tests on tissue specimens, and some screening tests. 

Things to know

A laboratory that meets Medicare requirements must provide them.

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