New Process for Placing Cologuard Orders

For Outpatient Clinicians, Clinical Support Staff and Front Desk Staff

Effective Monday, July 22, when you place a Cologuard order in the ambulatory setting, it automatically transmits to Cologuard via e-fax, including insurance, demographics and the Cologuard requisition.

Placing Cologuard Orders

  • In the patient encounter, from the visit task bar Add Order section, search for Cologuard or Lab5226.
  • From the order popup box, verify order details are correct. From the order composer, click the Sign Orders button.
  • Associate the appropriate diagnosis to the order (Z12.11 and Z12.12 are recommended).

Resulting Cologuard Orders

  • In a patient encounter, from the left side banner, add Enter/Edit Results.
  • Filter to All to find open orders and click Accept.
  • Select Cologuard test. Enter the Collection date, Result date, finalize Status and click Accept.

The Cologuard Fax Ordering tip sheet provides more detailed instructions.

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