A 39-year-old member asked:
My doctor is too busy and 'forgets' to put requisition through? can i just schedule my own test in radiology?
5 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 58 years experience
No: You might want 2 enlist the help of his nurse.
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Radiology 33 years experience
No: You need requisition to permit facility to perform radiology study.
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Radiology 25 years experience
Depends: It depends on the state and exam. In ny a prescription is needed for a exam.
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Radiology 18 years experience
No, but...: A patient can call a radiology department and tell them that their physician would like them to have a test, but that he has not put in an order/requisition. The radiology department will often track down the orders for you.
3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Radiology 42 years experience
Ask for the referral: Your doctor should give you a referral form or prescription upon request. Then you can take the referral paper to any imaging center that performs that study.
23 viewsAnswered Nov 29, 2020
Last updated Nov 29, 2020
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