Financial Assistance

RA Patients Should Have Access to Precision Testing

Here is what you might owe
for the Vectra® DA test:

Medicare — Traditional Medicare fully covers the cost of covered laboratory tests so your cost is typically $0.

Medicaid — Medicaid patients generally have 100% benefits for laboratory tests so your cost is typically $0.

Medicare Advantage, Tricare, or other Government Assistance — Some plans may expect you to cover a portion of the cost. Plans vary.

Employer or other insurance — May expect you to cover a portion of the cost depending on your plan’s copay and/or deductible. You may qualify for CARE assistance (see below) to help with the deductible or copay.

Uninsured — If you make less than $100,400 (based on a family of 4) per year you might be eligible for financial assistance through our CARE Program. If you are uninsured and do not qualify for financial assistance, please contact us at the number below.


If you have any questions about
billing or affordability please call us


Medicare and Medicaid patients have no out of pocket patient responsibility.

Ways Crescendo can help:

  • CARE financial assistance plan reduction- income levels under $100,400*
  • 0% interest (10-month) payment plan

Financial Assistance

Crescendo Access
and Reimbursement
Essentials (CARE)

At Crescendo Bioscience, we don’t want financial worries to keep you from receiving regular Vectra DA tests. Download the CARE form and see if you qualify for the CARE financial assistance program.

CARE Patient Assistance

*based on a household of four

Income Patient Responsibility
Less than $50,200 $0
$50,201 – $75,300 $45
$75,301 – $100,400 $90

The Process

STEP 1 – Order
Your Doctor Orders
the Vectra DA Test

STEP 2 – Get your blood drawn
Either at your doctor’s office, a LABCORP lab or other facility.

STEP 3 – Apply for CARE if needed
If you have Medicare skip this step, your cost is $0. Your doctor’s office might have CARE forms or you can download here. If you have any questions about what the test will cost you, please call us at 1-877-RHEUMDX (1-877-743-8639)

STEP 4 – Receive your results
7-10 days after your blood is drawn, you can access your results at Your doctor will also receive your results and will discuss the findings and next steps with you.

STEP 5 – Receive EOB
Your health insurance company will process our claim and then send you an EOB (Explanation of Benefits) within 30-45 days. The EOB is not a bill, but a detailed explanation of the amount your insurance has covered for the VectraDA test.

STEP 6 – Your bill
Once your claim is complete, we will send you a statement of what you owe. which can be paid by phone or via mail. Insurance processing takes time and it will likely be several months before you receive this bill from us. We will keep you in the loop along the way. Please call us if you have any questions. 1-877-RHEUMDX (1-877-743-8639)

Vectra DA is validated for use in adults diagnosed with RA. Test results are intended to aid in the assessment of disease activity in RA patients when used in conjunction with standard clinical assessment. This test is not intended or validated to diagnose RA.
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