On January 1, 2018, the current procedural terminology (CPT) codes used to bill for genetic testing performed by our laboratory were updated in compliance with the rules and guidelines published by the American Medical Association (AMA). Some CPT code updates resulted in price adjustments. To receive a summary of these changes or a complete document listing codes and prices associated with our full test menu email our billing specialist.

Cost of testing

The Human Genetics Laboratory is committed to making the genetic testing process as simple and cost-effective as possible. Prices vary depending on whether a patient's insurance plan is contracted with our laboratory/UNMC Board of Reagents, as well as if an insurer's plan is private or public. For pricing inquiries, contact our billing specialist by email or by calling 402-559-6176.

Billing options

Our laboratory offers the following billing options for samples originating within the United States:

Prior to processing international specimens, payment arrangements must be made. Review international billing requirements and contact us prior to sending specimens internationally. 

Preauthorization reminder!  Verifying insurance coverage requirements or obtaining preauthorization is often necessary PRIOR TO SPECIMEN COLLECTION. Review detailed preauthorization information. Patients are responsible for all costs not covered by insurance.