The screening, which is most accurate if you fast, includes blood work, a health risk appraisal, height and weight measurements, blood pressure, and lipid panels. Within about a week after your screening, you will receive, via US mail, your personal health profile highlighting any values outside the normal range. You can even send this report to your physician or take a copy with you on your next doctor's office visit, which may save you money and keep you from duplicating tests. A detailed description of the screening components can be found online here.
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In 2018, the screening, a $300+ value in most healthcare settings, is provided free to employees, retirees, COBRA subscribers, and their covered spouses if their primary coverage is the State MUSC Health Plan or State Savings Plan through BlueCross Blue Shield. Per the PEBA Website, the zero copay applies to the basic screening, one per year. Optional tests are available at an additional charge. Note that results will be sent in about two weeks.Those not covered, or subsequent screenings will be $47 for the basic screening.
The basic screening includes:
Optional tests are available and can added to the basic screening. Prices are as follows:
There is a suggested 12-hour fast prior to your screening (you may have water and any required medications you may be taking). Participants are required to complete all components of this health screening. This includes height, weight, blood pressure, blood draw, and paperwork. Please bring your insurance card with you the day of the screening. Your insurance card ID number will be required when filling out paperwork. To save time, the forms can be downloaded, and completed ahead of time. For detailed questions about the screening, call Doctors Care at 888-835-2134