Advanced Medical Lab Solutions Executes National Laboratory Contract with Cigna

Advanced Clinical Lab Solutions, Inc. (ACLS), an independent scientific lab specializing in scientific toxicology and pharmacogenetics that supplies practical, high-quality screening services and accurate, prompt test results to clients, doctors and medical centers throughout the nation, has signed a multi-year medical laboratory services agreement efficient July 15, 2016 with Cigna. The agreement as an in-network supplier to Cigna commercial consumers covers all 50 states consisting of the United States of America, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands. “ACLS is pleased to be participating in this nationwide laboratory network, and looks forward to serving Cigna participating physicians who prefer utilizing a single, high quality, full-service laboratory,” states Leon Reyfman, M.D., C.
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“> See all stories on this topic Yorkshire children face six-month autism test wait Children determined as being potentially autistic have to wait approximately nearly 6 months for a preliminary assessment in Yorkshire. National guidelines advise children are seen within 3 months of recommendation. Of 2,026 Yorkshire children presently in requirement of evaluation, 913 have surpassed the target timeline. A spokesperson for The National Autistic Society (NAS) stated long hold-ups might be “devastating” for families. Research by the BBC found NHS Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven Medical Commissioning Group (CCG) had the longest average wait at 47 weeks. Of the 190 children in current requirement of assessment, 148 have already waited for more than 3 months. Vale of York CCG had the 2nd longest average wait at 34 weeks. Bassetlaw CCG and Sheffield CCG reported the fastest typical wait …
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CHILDREN from the Bradford district who may be autistic have to wait nearly 4 times longer for initial evaluations than national standards suggest, it has emerged. Public Health England recommends children are seen within 3 months of recommendation. But concerned parents living within the area covered by NHS Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven Scientific Commissioning Group face a typical wait of 47 weeks. Of the 190 children in current need of assessment, 148 have currently waited for more than three months. Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven CCG has the longest wait from GP recommendation to initial specialist evaluation across Yorkshire, where an overall of 2,026 children are waiting for their very first meeting. In locations covered by Bradford City and District CCGs, the length of the typical await children …
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