... Hi bummed,
I'm just wondering if the Ritalin, which is a stimulant, has something in it that is close enough to an "amphetamine" to show up on a drug test as meth. Hm. Might be worth asking a knowledgeable and inquisitive pharmacist about it? Or Ameritox, if you can get through to someone who will talk to you about it.
I'm sorry you are being put through this....hope and... (3 replies)
... I hate Ameritox. I can't even get them to bill my insurance correctly. I don't know how you could get them to turn this around for you in 10 hours. They only way you will know is to call them and try. I work in a research lab (non-medical) so I know what you are asking for-but your timeline is probably not in your favor.
I just went through something like this, but my UA was... (3 replies)
... With that METH ticker in march A CLEAN UA TODAY I cannot have my opiates for another 60 days IF clean. I do not want suboxine, Can I call Ameritox and ask them to do a gas chromatography? ... (3 replies)
... I am having to supplement pain control with ice packs, OTC Tylenol and prescribed Flector patches. The doc said I would be able to increase my Suboxone after my next 2 week appointment as insurance will know we gave it a 30 day trial at the current dose of 2mg 4 times a day. Because of how my insurance company works I have to use the 4mg and cut them in half, so 8mg divided... (8 replies)
... Hi, I have had to work w/ Ameritox several times and I ask for the supervisor and explain my situation that I cannot afford to pay the bill and he writes it off! Have you tried this? (10 replies)
... I had a ua taken for PM Dr. AMERITOX took the sample in the beginning of 2011. ... (10 replies)
... vicoden per day and 60 oxycodone prn for severe headaches. I had an Ameritox drug test last week that showed a negative drug test. I thought the Dr was kidding!! I take 4 a day every day how could my test be negative? ... (6 replies)
... show up in a cheap test that allows people to divert every other pill they get. Testing for oxycodone in UA is difficult with many of the products on the market. Ameritox also uses GCMS to detect the soma I take even though I take 4 a day. ... (6 replies)
... Any UA will only test what's in your urine when they take it. In general, a UA has a fairly narrow window of detection...Only about 24-48 hours, especially in chronic users. The more chronic the user, the faster the med is eliminated from the urine.
Ameritox markets itself as being unique in that they supposedly provide the Doc with a whole host of data....Not only the... (6 replies)
... I just started with a new PM doctor 3 months ago and they use the Ameritox tests. Any info would be greatly appreciated. ... (6 replies)
... etc. and see what he says. Maybe he can talk to the Ameritox rep and see if they can write it off or something. ... (23 replies)
... and like your PM doctor, was told not to pay it. Ameritox sent me a financial form to fill out which would leave us still owing almost the full amount. ... (23 replies)
... by Ameritox after what my PM doctor was paid. ... (23 replies)
... I just finished reading an old thread on this company their services cost...etc. The last time I went to my pm there was an ameritox rep there doing UA's. I didn't have one done at the time but I did question him about Ameritox and on the billing and if insurance covers so forth. ... (0 replies)
... When I took my test it went to Ameritox. Ameritox then billed my ins. comp around 1,000 dollars. My jaw literally dropped. ... (23 replies)
... ay and decided to bring the cost to their attention. What brought it up actually was that my face sheet had a blue highlight dot on it, which he told me was the Ameritox reps way of saying I should do a drug screen. ... (23 replies)
... I have received my EOB from the insurance company; they paid $72.
The bill that they sent had stated in it not to pay anything before submitting the tax information to see if I qualified for a lower/free price.
I am now awaiting my second bill from them showing what my actual total due is. No matter the amount, it is more than I can afford. :( (23 replies)
... are of the cost. It doesn't mean your insurance has denied paying for the test when you get the first bill. Give it a few weeks. wait for your EOB and then call ameritox or your insurance, BTW, Medicare covers ameritox. I didn't read that, I know it from experience with this company and medicare. ... (23 replies)
... My only point is this.....While Ameritox may have a comprehensive service, I think it's overkill. Ironically, most of the patients who require this service have limited incomes due to their pain.... ... (23 replies)
... MS confirmation. It would drive the price of a cheap test to the same level ameritox is charging if they actually confirmed their presumptive results. ... (23 replies)