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Kalispell Regional Medical Center

Frequently Asked Questions

KRMC Additional Services

Outpatient Laboratory Services

Where is the Outpatient Laboratory Services draw site?
211 Conway Drive
Kalispell, MT 59901

What are the hours?
Monday through Friday 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. to noon

What information is needed when I arrive for specimen collection at Outpatient Laboratory Services?
  1. Appointment; call (406) 752-7923 to schedule
  2. Insurance card
  3. Legal identification
  4. Signed physician’s order with diagnosis (lab requisition). The order can be in the following formats:
    1. The actual paper document
    2. A faxed copy
    3. Electronic order
Do I need to schedule an appointment for lab work?
Yes. Contact Outpatient Laboratory Services at (406) 752-7923 to make your appointment. Select laboratory tests require specific appointment times. These tests include, but are not limited to, glucose tolerance, sweat chloride, platelet aggregation, H. pylori breath test, etc. These types of tests will need to be coordinated with your provider’s office and the Outpatient Laboratory Services site. After normal business hours of the Outpatient Laboratory Services site, contact the Main Laboratory at (406) 752-1737.

Where can I get my child’s blood drawn?
Our pediatric draw site is located in Outpatient Laboratory Services at 211 Conway Drive. All patients younger than 18 years of age must be accompanied by a legal guardian.

What does a patient need to do if they need to drop off a specimen?
Patient specimens should be dropped off at the Outpatient Laboratory Services site. Patients who need to drop off specimens after normal business hours of the Outpatient Laboratory Services site will need to contact the Main Laboratory at (406) 752-1737. All fertility testing and semen analysis must be delivered and/or collected at the Main Laboratory, located inside Kalispell Regional Medical Center.

Do I have to register every time I have lab tests ordered?
Yes, all patients need to register each time they have a specimen collected or when dropping off a specimen.

Who can answer my questions about fasting and tests ordered?
All questions concerning fasting and tests that have been ordered should be directed to your provider or your provider’s clinical staff.

Can you tell me what the lab results mean?
Unfortunately, we cannot interpret test results. Please contact your provider to review your lab results.

How quickly can I get lab results?
The KRMC Laboratory processes specimens 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Some lab tests may take longer to perform than others. Please consult your provider on how quickly you should expect to receive your lab results.

How can I find out about my lab results?
Please contact the provider who ordered your lab tests to get your lab results. You may also view your lab results using the MyHealth patient portal. This is a personalized and secure online tool.

What if I have question about my Laboratory bill?
Contact Patient Accounting at (406) 756-4408.

Where can I learn more about lab tests and results?
Contact your provider or call the KRMC Laboratory at (406) 752-1737.