They were not preApproved so only covered at a very nominal rate.
So they are allowed to run tests that are not requested by the Doctor and I am liable for anything they do. I signed for a Stress Test and Echocardiogram, not everything else. They were done outside of the Doctors request.
I find fault with your logic. If I was to take my car to a mechanic for an oil change and he then replaced my tires along with the oil, with your logic I would be forced to pay for the tires even though they were not requested.
Again I find fault. At no point in the document that I signed does it authorize the testing facilty to conduct tests beyond those required by the physician. Also at no time did the testing facility inform me that there were extra tests being conducted beyond the ones requested by the doctor. So with what you havbe been saying they can run any tests they want, irregardless of the doctors orders, not inform me and I have to pay for them.
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