Progressive Diagnostics proudly serves the people and communities throughout Fairfield County.
Every sample we process impacts your life and the people around you: your family, friends, and co-workers. That’s why serving the communities we live in matters. We provide speed and dependability unmatched by other labs. As we continue expanding our services, our commitment remains the same. Nothing is more important than the health and wellbeing of the people we serve – nothing.
Patient Service Centers in Shelton and Wilton
We know that taking care of yourself and your family is a top priority, but it is not always an easy job. Doctor appointments can be hard to come by, and corporate labs and chain clinics can be daunting with long wait times and overcrowded waiting rooms. The Progressive Diagnostics team based locally in Fairfield County, CT provides you with the fast results and insights you need to help make important health and wellness decisions for you and your family.
We offer a wide range of blood tests, including comprehensive metabolic panels, complete blood counts, lipid panels, liver function tests, and many more. We also offer respiratory tests such as COVID-19, Flu A+B, and RSV tests.
Where To Find Us.
Our locations are easily accessible from Rt.15, Rt.8 and Rt7.
Progressive Diagnostics Patient Service Center
2 Trap Falls Road, Suite 105
Shelton, CT 06484
Hours: (M – F) 8AM – 4PM
Progressive Diagnostics Patient Service Center
200 Danbury Road (Corner of RT7 & Sharp Hill Road).
Wilton, CT 06897
Hours: (M – F) 7AM – 3PM
Telehealth appointments are available.
Progressive Diagnostics offers convenient telehealth sessions through Virtual Walk-in Center*. These convenient primary care sessions are covered by most health insurance plans.
*Virtual Walk-in Center is a third-party service, provided by HealthDrive Medical Services, and is not affiliated with Progressive Diagnostics.
Progressive Diagnostics’ Community Corner
Progressive Diagnostics partners with state and local officials, local business organizations, non-profit organizations, religious institutions, and schools to provide Connecticut residents access to convenient testing. We are grateful for their support and collaboration.
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An IN-network lab testing provider right IN your neighborhood.
Progressive Diagnostics is in-network with some of the largest health insurance providers, including Aetna®, Anthem ® and BlueCross BlueShield®, Harvard Pilgrim®, Medicare and Medicaid, and a variety of self-insured plans through Multiplan and Zelis.
The benefits of an in-network lab testing provider:
- You can ask your healthcare provider to send your lab order to Progressive Diagnostics. We have convenient Patient Service Centers in Shelton and Wilton.
- Our patient portal will allow you to view your results as soon as they are available.
- Our state-of-the-art laboratory delivers fast and accurate results.
Is Progressive Diagnostics in-network with my plan?
Learn more about our services
Public Health Emergency Regulations
The costs of a COVID-19 PCR test and COVID-19 Antibody test during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency are outlined below:
If I use insurance:
The CARES Act ensures that testing is free (no copays, no patient balance). Progressive Diagnostics will bill all commercial insurance and government plans $120 per IgG & IgM antibody test. Patients may see this charge on an Explanation of Benefits (EOB), but they will not receive an invoice from Progressive Diagnostics while the test is covered by the CARES Act.
If I pay myself:
The self-pay price for an Antibody test is $120 per IgG & IgM antibody test.
Covid-19 PCR Test
If I use insurance:
Does my insurance cover diagnostic lab tests?
Most health insurance plans (public and private) will cover diagnostic lab tests if a healthcare provider has determined that the test is medically necessary and has provided a written or electronic order. Please check with your insurance company to see which tests your individual plan covers. If you have questions about insurance coverage, costs, or payment, please contact our customer service team.
Is Progressive Diagnostics in-network with health insurance companies?
What if I do not have a provider’s order, but would still like to get tested?
Patients who do not have a provider’s order may schedule an in-person examination with a licensed provider of their choice or they may choose to schedule a virtual appointment with a provider like In-House Telehealth, LLC. In-House Telehealth, LLC is a third-party provider and is not affiliated with Progressive Diagnostics. In-House Telehealth will bill the patient or the patient’s insurance directly for the virtual visit, and Progressive Diagnostics will bill the patient or the patient’s insurance directly for the lab test. You may also choose to pay cash for your test(s).
Appointments And Results:
Do I need an appointment?
Appointments are not necessary but are recommended. You can book your appointment in advance at https://progressive-diagnostics.com/schedule-a-test/
Our locations accept walk-in appointments. However, diagnostic lab tests require an order from a healthcare provider. Please be sure to either bring your order from your doctor or contact us at 888.503.8803 and we can assist you with what information you need to have before you schedule your appointment.
How do I find my test results?
Your test results will be posted in your secure patient portal. Instructions on how to access your patient portal will be sent to you via email after you schedule your appointment. Follow the instructions in the email to set up your portal. If you have any issues or questions, please contact our customer service team.
What types of services do you offer?
Progressive Diagnostics offers a wide range of diagnostic laboratory tests that are commonly ordered by healthcare providers. These include respiratory tests like COVID-19, Flu A+B and RSV, as well as blood tests like Complete Blood Count (CBC), Comprehensive Metabolic Panel, and other blood tests used to evaluate metabolic activity and hormone and reproductive health.
What is the difference between a PCR and Rapid Test?
PCR tests are recommended by healthcare professionals to detect COVID-19 when symptoms begin to appear or if you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19. PCR tests detect the molecular (genetic) presence of the virus. A PCR test detects COVID-19 earlier than rapid tests, even among people who are asymptomatic. Rapid tests are over-the-counter tests that detect the antigen protein created by the virus. It is not as sensitive as the PCR test in detecting COVID-19 in its early stages and has therefore been known to produce “false negative” results. Rapid tests are useful to track your recovery process.