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Feb 26, 2013 - 6 comments

Went in today to draw blood for the MaterniT21 test.  They decided to do the ob panels as well.  It will also tell what the sex is but I told them that I would ask if I decide to find it out at some point.  Hope I don't have to fight w/ insurance about this.  The results won't be back until about 2 wks from now.  Praying that it's good news!

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by Moma_Cher, Jul 06, 2014
what were your results (out of curiosity)? I'd like to see if they matched! I'm about to get the test soon as well!

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by veronica0808, Jul 06, 2014
Me too if everything is well. I spoke with my ob already and its expensive. I just want to know just to b prepared.

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by naturschld, Jul 07, 2014
Everything went great.  The results were negative for any problems.  When the Dr's office sent it through to Tricare for authorization before it was done; they denied it.  The Dr's office told me to call the company and see, so I did and they were very helpful.  They said that Tricare usually covers it and if they didn't all I would have to pay would be about $120.  They said to tell the office to send the bill straight to them (Sequenom) and they would fight it out with Tricare.  They were true to their word and I ended up not spending a penny on it.  Best of luck to both of you!

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by Moma_Cher, Jul 07, 2014
Thanks! I am wondering how accurate the results are... Getting a little nervous! Taking the test soon

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by Hollus, Jul 07, 2014
I'm glad everything worked out and baby was healthy and you didn't have to pay anything for the test! That's the best when that happens!!  :-D

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by heather727, Jul 08, 2014
I had the test done around 13 or 14 weeks (I'm about 35 weeks now). All my follow up ultrasounds/tests have confirmed the results. No chomosomal issues and we're having a boy. :)

As far as the billing, it was out of network for me. So my insurance company only covered a portion of it. They sent the payment directly to us and then we had to pay Sequenom directly. I think we had to pay about $200 out of pocket. Not too bad for 99.7% accuracy on the chomosomal testing! :)

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