Advanced Cardio Services is a Medicare Participating Provider.
About Advanced Cardio Services
Advanced Cardio Services is an Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility (IDTF) that provides a home anticoagulation testing & monitoring solution proven to reduce the risk of complications associated with long-term Coumadin® or warfarin therapy. Our range of PT/INR meters and machines are part of an all-inclusive service that enables patients to self-test PT/INR levels at home, and is supported by significant published data showing improved outcomes.
About Advanced Cardio Services
Advanced Cardio Services was founded in 2010 with the mission of creating an IDTF that empowered individuals to self test their INR while supported by an unmatched level of customer care and physician supervision.
ACS is committed to assisting individuals, on long-term Coumadin® Therapy, with a personalized service that allows the freedom of INR self testing from the comfort of home or while traveling. ACS provides high quality products, dependable service and reliable home delivery of INR testing supplies, nationwide, that helps patients lead a healthier and more educated life.
Our service is simple and all inclusive: We verify your insurance benefit coverage and obtain required authorizations, provide face-to-face meter training, the use of a testing meter and all necessary ongoing supplies, along with transmitting weekly test results to the prescribing physician or clinic to enable closer therapy management and timely intervention.
We Accept Medicare and Many Types of Insurance
Advanced Cardio Services is a Medicare approved provider and most patients with a secondary or supplemental insurance experience little or no cost at all for the service. We also accept most private insurances. Please feel free to contact us to find out if your insurance plan covers home INR testing and what the cost would be if any.
Qualified, Compassionate Training
Our highly skilled clinicans provide the kind of education and support that people who regularly test their INR levels need to be successful with their home testing.
We’ll even arrange for a Healthcare Specialist to come to your home and show you how to use the PT/INR meter and testing supplies so you can focus on managing your health. Our customer care staff is always available to assist you with any testing questions or assistance you may need.
Individuals on Coumadin®/warfarin frequently have questions when a health care provider or clinician is not around so we’re here to point them in the right direction. Our staff and a host of other trained professionals are available to answer general questions related to anticoagulants, INR testing, insurance, and products we offer. You can find more educational resources located in the Community Resources Tab.
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How Home INR Testing & Monitoring Service Works
Our PT/INR home testing and monitoring services are designed to make life as easy as possible for you from the moment you contact us. We will work with you and your physician and insurance company to make sure that you are provided with everything you need to monitor your levels at home. Just call us toll free to get started.
Contact Us to Get Started.
To get started, simply contact us toll free at 1-800-769-8177. There you will be greeted by a customer care representative that will be happy to tell you more about our service and provide you with the information you need. If you think the service is right for you we will do a quick intake to gather your information which generally takes less than 10 minutes. If you prefer you may also email us or send us a fax. Our patient set up time from the initial contact to training is one of the fastest in the industry.
We’ll verify your Insurance Coverage.
We’ll contact your insurance provider to verify your coverage and benefits. We will obtain prior authorization if needed, explain your benefits and inform you of any costs involved if any. Following Medicare guidelines, which most insurances follow, we bill for the all inclusive Home INR Testing and Monitoring Service which includes all necessary INR testing equipment and supplies.
We’ll Obtain the Prescription for You.
Once we verify your insurance coverage we’ll obtain a prescription for the home INR testing and monitoring service. We’ll contact your physician to ensure your prescription is properly filled out, valid for the service, and follows all insurance guidelines. Just give us your physician’s name and phone number and we’ll handle the rest.
An ACS certified trainer will come to your home and teach you how to properly use the PT/INR meter, supplies, and how to report your INR test results. Patients can easily report test results through our automated phone system (IVR), or by calling into our office. Results are instantly transmitted via fax to your physician or clinic for interpretation. The face-to-face training is to ensure that you will be successful with home INR testing on your own but ACS’ customer care is always available to support you with any testing assistance you may need.
Free Home Delivery of the Supplies You Need.
When you’re enrolled in Advanced Cardio Services home delivery service, you no longer need to worry about running out of testing supplies ever again. Following the face-to-face training we will send your test strips and lancets directly to your home so you can focus on the important things in life. Please make sure to notify us if you move or make any changes to your insurance or physician.
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