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Direct Lab Testing at Russell County Medical Center


Direct access testing is a laboratory service that allows you to order tests based on health concerns. 

Convenient direct lab testing is available at Russell County Medical Center. Physician referral is not required. It is convenient, affordable and fits into your busy lifestyle. Medicare patients may find this service beneficial since many screening tests are not covered or may not be paid because of frequency limits.

  • You order lab tests based on your concerns
  • No physician order or appointment required
  • Accepted forms of payments: cash, credit/debit care, Health Savings Account (HAS) card
  • There are no bills or insurance claims

Testing is performed by laboratory at Russell County Medical Center, which is licensed and accredited by federal and regulatory agencies, ensuring accurate and precise results. Ballad Health Laboratory at Russell County Medical Center hours and contact info: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. 276-883-8230