Respiratory Care Associates, Ltd. is your local resource for courteous,
friendly, safe and secure, CMS compliant internet-based oximetry results. We
offer patients, physicians, and referral sources throughout Ohio, an easy and
reliable method of providing oximetry results for nocturnal oxygen
qualifications. We also offer qualified follow-up oximetry results for CPAP and
RAD patients to physicians and Durable Medical Equipment companies.
software, Durable Medical Equipment (DME) companies can securely transmit data
of patient self-administered overnight oximetry tests via the internet to
Respiratory Care Associates, Ltd. In addition, we also offer comprehensive (rest
and exercise) patient self-administered oximetry testing. The reports are the
same quality PROFOX reports that your physicians are already familiar with.
provide the entire study to both the physician and the DME, not just a one-page
summary that some testing facilities provide. We allow the viewing of your tests
submitted, on-line, at your convenience. We can also email the results directly
1. A physician orders an overnight oximetry test.
2. The DME delivers the equipment and the forms provided, to the patient.
patient self-administers the oximetry testing with our instructions.
4. The next
day the DME then returns to pick up the equipment and faxes the paperwork to us.
5. Utilizing the PROFOX software, the DME then transmits the patient test
results to www.rcaltd.com.
6. Our professional staff then screens the test and
assures that all patient and physician information is correct.
7. Once we receive the faxed paperwork from the DME at our office, we can then release the
test results to the ordering physician and the DME.
According to CMS
Publication120, Transmittal 173, the test must be performed under the
direction/instruction of a Medicare-approved Independent Diagnostic Testing
Facility (IDTF). Respiratory Care Associates, Ltd. Provides the paperwork, which
includes an order form with patient demographics, an activity log with specific
patient instructions based on the type of test ordered.
When you register on
www.rcaltd.com, and after account verification from us, you will receive access
to these forms on the website. When using our web-based service, there are no
contracts to sign or sign-up fees.
Respiratory Care Associates, Ltd. is an
approved provider for Medicare, Ohio Medicaid, and many other private
insurances. We will bill Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance companies, and
secondary coverage for our services.
If you have any questions concerning your
bill or the services related billing, please contact our billing office at
330-833-5530 or 1-800-498-7811.