What is “Respiratory Pathogen Testing
RPP is a qualitative test that will identify DNA from respiratory viruses and bacteria extracted from nasopharyngeal swabs from individuals with clinical signs and symptoms of a respiratory tract infection. This panel employs PCR (polymerase chain reaction) technology which is used to “amplify” small quantities of nucleic acid into detectable levels which leads to accurate results.
Benefits to the Patient
- Fast, Accurate, Actionable results within 1 hour
- Reduces patient visits
- Timely treatment
- Reduced treatment failure
- Lower cost of care
The test are covered by Medicare and Medicaid
Commercial plans will vary
Real time insurance verification software determines coverage- As a mitigation tool
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