LAB TEST DISCOUNTS FOR HEALTH PARTNERS

These lab services claim savings on laboratory tests of 20%-70% and can be a convenient option, offering services across many major cities in the U.S. Testing is not available in the states of HI, NJ, NY, or RI and you must use an approved testing center of the lab test service.

DISCLAIMER: This information is being provided to you as a courtesy so that you can take advantage of the cost savings offered. Christian Care Ministry does not endorse these companies . It is also important to note that according to Medi-Share Guidelines, well patient care, including routine lab studies, is not eligible for sharing.  

  1. Click the required labs link above for an overview to guide you through their website for ordering the appropriate lab work.
  2. Verify that a testing center is available in your state by clicking on the Test Centers tab on their website.
  3. Authorize Grassroots Labs to send your results on your behalf directly to Medi-Share’s Health and Wellness Department. Live Chat on their website, Email, or call their support desk for a link to their Release of Information form. This step is optional, but more convenient for you. If you prefer, we will accept official results directly from you.
  4. After you’ve registered for an account, ordered your labs and paid for them, download and print the requisition form to take with you to one of their approved testing centers.
  5. Take the requisition form to the testing center to have the labs performed. Results should be available within 3-5 business days.
  6. If you didn't authorize Grassroots Labs to send your results directly to Medi-Share, they will send you an email when the results are posted. Please send your results to health@mychristiancare.org or fax to (321) 308-7775.

*Laboratories will not accept orders without a Doctor's requisition form. Please complete the process associated with a company above or call their phone number to get the required requisition form before visiting your local laboratory. These lab services require a HIPAA release form to forward your results directly to Christian Care Ministry. Some vendors may charge for this service. Having your results forwarded to us from a vendor is optional. We will accept official results directly from you.

Use the checklist below for best results

For Labs:

  • Fast between 10-14 hours, 12 hours is ideal.  (A prolonged fast can raise cholesterol levels)
  • Stay well hydrated by drinking 8-10 glasses of water per day for 72 hours before testing.
  • Some medications and supplements can affect your results. Please list all your meds.
  • Be well rested and stay calm. Undue anxiety and nervousness can affect blood pressure and some lab values.
  • Blood drawn from a vein is more reliable than a finger stick. Finger stick samples may need to be repeated, especially if the finger was squeezed or milked to get the blood drop.
  • Laboratories often discount a combined lipid and HbA1c test.

Laboratory testing is not a treatment but a tool to aid in the detection of illness and disease. Your test results should show a range for normal readings. It is possible that results outside of the normal range may indicate a false positive or may be normal for you. If your results do fall outside of the normal range it is important that you consult with your doctor. It is also a good idea to share your results with your doctor even if they are in the normal range. 

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