Cycle Monitoring for Other Clinics (Satellite Monitoring)
PCRM is pleased to serve as a satellite clinic for many fertility clinics throughout North America. Our role during your treatment is to provide the following services 7 days a week under the direction of your treating facility:
1. Fertility treatment monitoring:
- Pelvic ultrasound (7 days a week starting from 7 a.m.)
- Estradiol testing (7 days a week at starting from 7 a.m.)
- LH, progesterone and bhCG testing through LifeLabs (private pay)
2. Medication services – on-site dispensing of fertility medications and reproductive hormones.
Treatments that you are receiving are not associated with services under the B.C. Medical Services Plan (MSP) or Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP). The B.C. Laboratory Services Act (2014) prohibits the ordering of publicly funded laboratory tests under these circumstances. This includes all prenatal infectious disease screening and hormone testing as part of your fertility work up.
Fertility Treatment Monitoring Services
In order to assist your clinic with the monitoring of your cycle, we will require clear instruction in the form of faxed orders from your physician. The order must direct us on the specific service listed in (1) above and the date that it must be performed. Our clinical staff is not responsible for treatment cycle planning and will not be making management decisions. It is important that we receive instructions from your managing clinic regarding what services are to be provided, by fax no later than 3 p.m. (PST or MST depending on the PCRM clinic you are using) the day prior to the appointment. Our clinic staff will do their utmost to provide your clinic with results prior to 12 noon on the day of your visit providing that you attend your appointment at or before the 7:00 a.m. appointment time. Questions or concerns regarding your treatment must be directed to your treating physician.
Our satellite patients have the same access to our medication services 24/7, assuming your clinic provides us with prescriptions in a timely fashion. During weekdays, we must receive a faxed prescription from your doctor before 12 noon (PST/MST depending on the PCRM clinic), in order for the prescription to be filled the same day. On weekends and holidays, the prescription must be received before 10 a.m. (PST/MST depending on the PCRM clinic).
Fee Schedule for Satellite Monitoring
|Serum Estradiol (blood test)||$150|
If you have any questions, or need to make an appointment please feel free to contact Christina, our PCRM Satellite Services Coordinator, during regular office hours:
Phone: 604-422-7276 Ext. 143 or Toll Free: 1-866-481-7276 Ext. 143