Coronavirus Testing in Los Angeles

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With the ever changing COVID-19 landscape, LA CENTA is proud to expand its testing to individuals and launch concierge services and business testing solutions.

We have partnered with Total Testing Solutions and multiple CLIA Certified and FDA Approved laboratories to ensure your testing experience with us is second to none. We can now offer testing on multiple platforms for both insured and uninsured patients. Using the latest technology we can get your results to you in 24-72 hours. We accept both insured and uninsured patients at no cost. We bill your insurance without any copays, deductibles or hidden fees. If you are uninsured we will bill through our CARES account and you will NOT receive a bill. NO PATIENT WILL INCUR ANY CHARGES FOR TESTING.

Can anyone be tested?

Yes, anyone who has symptoms or has been in contact with someone with symptoms or is found to be positive can be tested. If you want serial testing you can do so, but insurance may not cover every test you get over time.

What precautions will be taken at the testing center?

Testing will be done one car at a time with security in place and a mechanical gate to ensure privacy, safety and lower risks of transmission. All providers will be properly trained and gowned wearing protective equipment. You will stay in your vehicle to decrease risk of transmission.

What are the cash costs?

There is no fee for testing or consultations. This service is provided to the patients free of charge. We will bill your insurance or the state through our CARES account for our consultation and the lab will do the same. If you do not have insurance, you must provide a valid form of identification or a social security number.

Is Antibody Testing covered?

Right now very few antibody tests are covered by your insurance. We have done extensive research and have found that antibody testing currently has a high false negative rate when done on only single surface proteins. We have partnered with a lab that has an extensive panel. The charge for this testing is $250 plus an at-home phlebotomy fee (between $75-95/person). This is done through a private lab that does not take insurance. You can submit a claim for all charges to your insurance and through the CARES act you should be reimbursed for that claim.

What if I have insurance?

Your telehealth screening exam will be covered by your insurance per your policy. If you qualify for a test, it will be billed out under your insurance.

What do I do if I am positive?

One of our providers will consult with you for next steps but please stay inside and remain in isolation for 14 days. We will be available for telehealth visits during that time if you have questions regarding your health or change in symptoms.

What does a negative test mean?

Negative testing means that at the time of testing you were not infected by the virus. There is a false negative rate with these testings so please continue to use caution and practice social distancing. If you test negative you can still contract the virus at any time and could have even contracted while waiting for results (in the case of standard testing).

LA CENTA is proud to announce its concierge testing services.

We can now deliver FDA Approved saliva kits directly to your home. We provide you with remote telehealth consultations at your convenience along with at home testing for both PCR and Antibodies with quick turnaround time and result delivery. Why leave the comfort of your home when you feel ill? Let us bring testing to you.

What is the cost for home testing?

The cost for each kit is $149 which includes lab fees as well as shipping and handling. If you are cash pay you will still be responsible for your consultation fees. If you have insurance, we will bill them for all consultation fees.

How Quickly will I get my results?

Turnaround time is 24-72 hours from when the lab receives the kit. If done in the morning and shipped out via fedex in the prepaid and labeled box, the lab will receive your kit the next day. Results take up to 72 hours but are often available within 48.

Do you do antibody testing?

Yes, we have partnered with one of the nations top laboratories to administer the most robust testing panel on the market. It tests for four different surface proteins. Most competitors only test for one. It also tests for 3 different antibodies. In essence it is 12x as many tests as the test you would be getting from other large labs. We also organize a phlebotomist to come to you at your convenience so you can do everything from the comfort of your own home. The cost is $250 for the test and $95/person for the mobile phlebotomist. Results are delivered within 3-4 business days.

Is the test FDA Approved?

Yes. The lab we use has been validated by the FDA. On 60 blinded subjects they were able to accurately diagnose all 60 on an FDA approved machine. It is easy to perform and is done under supervision of a licensed healthcare provider.

LA CENTA has partnered with Total Testing Solutions to provide convenient and on-demand testing solutions for businesses.

We are working hard to provide medical resources for our partners and on-site options for businesses looking to control outbreaks. We also offer services for medical and dental practices looking for solutions to testing their patients prior to procedures and surgeries. Our team's extensive research and medical expertise combine to make us the most experienced private practice partner in this space. We can help organize, test and deliver results with accuracy and efficiency. Quicker turnaround time and customizable options help you tailor testing for your unique business and practice needs. Click here for more information.

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