Vetstar - Referral Lab Procedure / Test Code Addition

The following instructions guide through the process of creating a new Referral lab procedure code.

Request Prerequisites:

  1. If you are requesting a procedure code for a laboratory that is NOT in our system, you will need to contact the BSC (bsc@illinois.edu) to add a PO: Vetstar - New Outside Lab Setup Request Procedures 
  2. Our cost must be known before a procedure code can be established. 

Submitting a request for a new referral lab procedure code:

Please email vetstar-help@vetmed.illinois,.edu  to request new lab procedure codes once you have the PO setup with the lab.  Please include the following:
  1. Name of the Referral Lab
  2. Name of the test to be performed
  3. The description you would like entered for the test in Vetstar.
    • Vetstar "Short Description" character limit = 25 characters
    • Vetstar "Long Description" character limit = 55characters
  4. Our cost for the test (this is mandatory)
  5. The level of shipping charges that should be attached to the new code:
    • GS201: FedEx, Express Mail, UPS Shipments I
    • GS202: FedEx, Express Mail, UPS Shipments II
    • GS203: FedEx, Express Mail, UPS Shipments III ***MOST COMMON***
    • GS204: FedEx, Express Mail, UPS Shipments IV
  6. Any special instructions that should be added.