LTOD follows the guidelines set forth by HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability). This is an act that requires all medical records or other health identifying information to be kept confidential whether collected electronically or orally. If you have authorized the disclosure of your health information to someone who is not legally required to keep it confidential, it may no longer be protected by state and federal confidentiality laws.
HIV Testing Consent (Applies when ordering an HIV test). You, the ordering client of LTOD, have requested that a blood test for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) be performed. The blood test(s) are used to detect HIV via antibody, antigen or viral DNA. You have been informed that the tests can produce false positive and false negative results You have also been informed that screening tests fail to detect anti-HIV for a period of time immediately after infection with the virus (Early post-exposure period). You understand that retesting or alternative HIV RNA testing is a recommended option if is suspected that post exposure testing has predated the required period for conversion to positive HIV status. You acknowledge that the results of the HIV test will become part of my medical record. The confidentiality of your medical record will be maintained as per HIPAA regulations. You further understand that with your consent, your physician or other designated health care provider may review the results for medical reasons. You also understand that, as required by applicable law, positive test results must be reported to the appropriate State Health Division. You have read the previous information and understand it.
LTOD is a direct-to-consumer, online lab test purchasing service. By using this service, you agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions” and other applicable laws. LTOD reserves the right to make changes at any time and these changes will be effective upon posting. Please use our website only if you agree to comply with Terms and Conditions.