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Laboratory FAQs


Do I have to pay for the labs performed here under Ohio State Comprehensive Student Health Insurance?
Your Ohio State Comprehensive Student Health Insurance will cover most diagnostic laboratory tests. Certain screening tests are not covered.
How do I get my test results?
Your provider will communicate your lab results to you either through MyBuckMD, a phone conversation, or by requesting a follow-up appointment.
Can I get laboratory work done for my private doctor or my doctor at home?
Yes, our laboratory does accept outside orders. We require a written order (which may be faxed to us at (614) 247-4791) from your physician which includes his/her phone/fax numbers and the ICD-9 or ICD-10 diagnosis code. Results will be faxed to his/her office.
Do I need to make an appointment to get laboratory tests done?
No, we take patients on a walk-in basis.
What do I need to do for fasting blood work?
You should not have anything to eat or drink (except water) for 10-12 hours. You should not smoke or use mints or chewing gum. You should drink water in moderation (2-3 glasses) during your fast.