Lab services reminder for Employee Health Plan of Suffolk County
June 2019 Empire Provider Newsletter
Jun 1, 2019 • AdministrativeThe Employee Health Plan of Suffolk County only provides coverage for lab services at a hospital based laboratory when billed with a covered surgery. If a lab test is not in conjunction with surgery, it is no longer considered a coverable service from this a hospital based lab. Lab services should be directed to a participating free standing laboratory. You can identify Suffolk County members by the prefix CDK or prefix SUF on the member identification card.